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Uber driver dies from Covid-19 after hiding it over fear of eviction

An Uber driver has died from Covid-19 after trying to hide his illness for fear that he would be evicted if his landlord found out, a friend has revealed. Rajesh Jayaseelan, a married father of two who came to London from India about a decade ago, died alone in Northwick Park hospital in Harrow on…
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April 17, 2020 0

I’m an Uber driver who watched a young colleague die from coronavirus. Now I’m suing the government for failing to protect us

I was friends with Ayub Akthar, the Uber driver who lost his life to Covid-19, for years. We were fellow activists, meeting around the time of the formation of United Private Hire Drivers in 2015, when licensed private hire drivers became increasingly anxious by the treatment meted out to them by employers including Uber, Addison…
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April 16, 2020 0

Addison Lee partners with coach platform to help London hospitals

London’s largest private hire operator Addison Lee has partnered with coach platform Zeelo to enable up to 10,000 vehicles to provide safe transport and reliable logistics to support hospitals and healthcare workers in London through the coronavirus outbreak. With public transport levels reduced and social distancing in place, healthcare workers need a safe alternative. The…
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April 16, 2020 0

Addison Lee and Zeelo offer transport services to London’s hospitals and healthcare workers

Addison Lee has partnered with coach platform Zeelo to enable up to 10,000 vehicles to provide transport and logistics to support hospitals and healthcare workers in London through the Coronavirus pandemic. The partnership includes a multi-modal offer (coaches, cars and delivery vans) giving access to the vast fleet, managed through a central technology platform and operations team Zeelo,…
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April 15, 2020 0

‘We’re risking our life’: coronavirus takes a toll on essential workers still on the job

Roughly 16 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the wake of immediate layoffs and furloughs due to shutdowns to try to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, triggering a generational economic crisis for millions of Americans. Essential workers still on the job continue to get paid, but the stress of working as the coronavirus…
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April 12, 2020 0

Son’s tribute to ‘inspiring’ taxi driver after coronavirus death

A teenager has paid touching tribute to his “inspiring role model” father after losing him to coronavirus, saying “what he taught me as a child has helped me to deal with this now”. Cab driver Haci Ali Dogus, 49, from Hackney in London, had no underlying health conditions, but died on March 25 after contracting…
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April 7, 2020 0