BMW’s biggest hatchback has moved up a class. After eight years, the 5-Series Gran Turismo is being replaced by a new, longer and lower 6-Series Gran Turismo, which offers more headroom and boot capacity despite its reduced overall height.
Transport for London has granted Uber a temporary four-month London operator’s licence rather than a full five-year licence, claiming it needs more time to decide whether to allow the taxi app to remain operating in the capital.
Panellists: Gary Jacobs, DriverServ David Harmer, Accountax Mike Bell, Driven Worldwide Sean Sauter, Green Tomato Cars Dominick Moxon-Tritsch, Public Policy Matters
The session was opened by Gary Jacobs, who provided an overview of the subject in the light of recent developments that have affected the so-called “gig economy”, such as the Uber and Pimlico Plumbers employment court cases.
Panelists: Dominick Moxon-Tritsch, Public Policy Matters Mike Bell, Driven Worldwide Sean Sauter, Green Tomato Cars Catherine Faiers, Addison Lee Daniel Severin, Plan Insurance
The first session kicked off with a question posed by congress chair Mark Bursa: “What does disruption look like?” First response was from Dominick Moxon-Tritsch from Public Policy Matters, responding with a broad overview of the challenges facing private hire today.