What is your view of cross-border hiring?

What is your view of cross-border hiring?

FollowFollowFollowFollow The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a number of taxi and PHV reform workshops in June and July to hear your views. The announcement was made by the DfT’s Head of Buses and Taxis, Buses and Taxis Division Catriona Henderson saying:...
Google to track taxi journeys and warn passengers – good idea?

Google to track taxi journeys and warn passengers – good idea?

FollowFollowFollowFollow t has been reported that Google is testing a new Google Maps safety feature that will warn passengers when a taxi/PH driver deviates from its route.  The feature that is currently being tested in India, but expected to be rolled out...
Statutory Licensing Guidance – Expect and prepare for change

Statutory Licensing Guidance – Expect and prepare for change

FollowFollowFollowFollow he Department for Transport’s consultation on statutory guidance for licensing authorities has now closed.  As all the readers will know, the draft statutory guidance has been developed by the Department for Transport (DfT) to ensure the...
Fit and proper – Why getting a licence will become harder

Fit and proper – Why getting a licence will become harder

FollowFollowFollowFollow In my last article “offences – what are the odds of getting a licence” I considered the likelihood of applicants, and licence holders, with convictions being successful in their application for a licence – or to retain their licence. In this...
Rosy and Pink Cars – Facts & Statement

Rosy and Pink Cars – Facts & Statement

FollowFollowFollowFollow Glasgow City Council’s refusal of my client’s (Rosy and Pink Cars Ltd) application for a new booking office licence has been widely reported in the Scottish media. The application has been refused on the basis that it would contravene a number...