FTI was appointed after a competitive, multi-agency pitch. PRWeek understands Burson Cohn & Wolfe was invited to re-pitch but declined to do so.
I’ve spent a lot of time in pools this summer – Uber pools.The ride sharing app now allows (in parts of Australia) the option of splitting rides with strangers, often for less than the cost of a bus ticket.
Transportation service Addison Lee is launching five organisational values in February 2019, as part of a wider strategy to reinvigorate benefits and reward for its 1,600 global employees.
Uber got a step closer to on-demand aerial taxis this week, as partner company Bell Helicopter unveiled a new flying car design in Las Vegas. The scale model of a hybrid-electric aircraft, called Nexus, is being exhibited at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in the city until 11 January.
An Uber driver charged with killing six strangers in between picking up passengers pleaded guilty to murder in Michigan on Monday, just before attorneys were set to interview jurors for his trial.
This has been a busy week for the UK’s so-called “gig economy”. Uber drivers won their workers’ rights case for the third time in a row (this time in the court of appeal), and the government issued a response to two employment law reviews in what it hailed as the “largest upgrade in a generation to workplace rights”. Despite all the noise however, not much has changed. Firms are hiding in plain sight, with an incredible amount of press attention leading to no serious state action.