January 22, 2019

Understanding taxi door signs and roof lights

Whilst there are many ways a taxi firm can advertise their services, one of the most important is to ensure that your cars are recognisable. This means getting your branding right and making sure it is prevalent on the exter...

January 15, 2019

Knowing your local attractions

For many taxi drivers, passing a local knowledge test is an essential requirement of becoming licensed. Indeed, the Knowledge of London can take 3 years of hard work and learning 30,000 points of interest. For smaller towns and regions, th...

January 8, 2019

Taxi driver career routes

There are various routes to becoming an employed taxi driver, which often suit different ambitions and circumstances. Whether you are looking to become a taxi driver for the first time, or want to change your existing employment status, this gu...

January 4, 2019

As a taxi driver, you are legally responsible to ensure that any children are safely and securely seated. This article provides an overview of your responsibilities when driving within the EU. It is recommended you visit your local government website for full details.

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January 4, 2019

Planning for any drive is important, but planning for long-distance driving during the winter requires particular care. The holiday season increases the number of cars on the roads, at a time when the days are shorter and the weather is potentially treacherous. For bot...

January 4, 2019

Many taxi drivers across the UK are self-employed, which means that they will be completing their self-assessment tax returns due at the end of January. Failure to comply can lead to heavy fines and prosecution, so it is essential to keep on top of the paperwork and ma...

January 4, 2019

For many taxi drivers across the country, the school run provides good recurring income. With smaller towns and villages dotted across the countryside, many parents are opting for taxis, particularly when public transport is sporadic or otherwise unavailable. For drive...

January 1, 2019

Goal setting and strategic planning

Whether you are starting a new taxi business, or currently operate an existing firm, it is essential that you set goals and devise a strategy to help you achieve your goals. It is highly likely that you have a reason for running a tax...

December 28, 2018

Do I need my own app?

It is undeniable that the digital revolution has disrupted the traditional taxi industry. Firms are now able to market themselves more easily and efficiently via social media and Google, whilst many independents are adopting ride hailing apps to se...

December 25, 2018

Planning an taxi business exit strategy

The time comes for every business when an owner must exist their firm. For taxi firms and independent drivers, an exit typically means closing or selling the business. For example, a sole trader driver could sell their car, brand...

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