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Club Class boss Dow puts the case for employed drivers

How should you engage your drivers? Are they self-employed, employees or “workers”? Award-winning executive chauffeur company Club Class Chauffeurs is clear – it employs its drivers. Managing director Jon Dow is joining us at ProDriver Congress London to explain how that works in the company’s favour – and why it might make sense for you…

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Find out how Taxify plans to build a better Uber

Uber has been a prime disruptive force in the private hire market – but as it fights to regain its London operator’s licence, a raft of new competitors are bidding to challenge Uber’s position as the prime booking app. Among those lining up a London play is Taxify, the Estonian-based operator that has made major…

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Europcar’s partnership-based approach to chauffeuring

Car rental giant Europcar’s acquisition of London executive chauffeur operator Brunel in August 2016 was certainly a surprise – but there’s nothing illogical about the deal. Indeed, it’s perhaps surprising that car rental companies haven’t shown a greater interest in chauffeuring before. After all, all you’re doing is adding a driver to that car hire…

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Blacklane looks to provide quality for the “last mile”

Corporate travel policies focus on hotel accommodation, rail and air travel, but taxis are often left for the traveller to arrange independently, despite that fact that taxis are the least regulated mode of transport. This is risky for the traveller and bad news for the industry. Berlin-based Blacklane is aiming to change that – it…

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