Private hire firm Addison Lee has launched a ‘new look’ digital booking interface to its customers this week.
The firm say they have launched a booking platform with access to a ‘wider suite of tiered services’, catering for different customer needs.
Fleet News award-winning fleet manager Justin Patterson has left Addison Lee to join Splend as UK country manager.
The Australian-founded business provides cars to on-demand drivers who work for companies such as Uber, handling all the necessary financing, insurance and maintenance.
Australian-founded firm Splend has announced a series of senior hires, including Addison Lee’s former head of fleet operations Justin Patterson, as it relocates its international HQ to London.
Addison Lee’s former head of fleet operations Justin Patterson is one of a number of senior hires announced by newly relocated firm Splend.
Uber and Indian ride-hailing firm Ola are mulling bids for London-based taxi firm Addison Lee, which could create a powerful force in one of the world’s biggest private transport markets.
The US giant and Ola are two of “a handful” of companies talking to private equity firm Carylye, Addison Lee’s owner, according to Sky News.
Uber Technologies and Ola, the Indian ride-hailing app, have expressed an interest in acquiring Addison Lee Group, potentially opening a new competitive front in one of the world’s largest private taxi-hire markets.
Cab4Now.com has learnt that both Uber and Ola are among “a handful” of parties in discussions with Addison Lee’s owner, the buyout firm Carlyle, about a possible takeover.
Two Northampton minicab drivers have launched a legal case against the local operator which allocates jobs for them.
The two men claim they should be entitled to holiday pay and pension contributions.
Supported by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain, who have been successful in cases against minicab firm Addison Lee and ride-hailing giants Uber, the two drivers are arguing their entitlement to a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay, pension contributions and collective bargaining rights.