PD website new covid PHVs

Taxi and private hire drivers are classified as key workers, and can continue working during the Coronavirus lock-down, the Department for Transport has confirmed. Paul Elliott, DfT policy adviser, buses & taxis division, said: “Taxis and private hire vehicles can continue to work. But the advice is absolutely clear: people should stay at home if…

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Alfonso Martinez, Managing Director, LeasePlan UK To reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, the UK Government has introduced rules restricting movement and requesting we stay at home except for very limited purposes. However, as many private hire and taxi operators are still working, transporting key workers and delivering food and medicines to the vulnerable, here…

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PD website new covid clean

It’s vital to keep your vehicles and drivers as clean as possible at all times. This practical advice from leading chauffeur company and Professional Driver QSi Gold Award winner iChauffeur is a good benchmark for what you should do. These are the steps you need to take: Once a chauffeur has dropped off a client,…

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Income Tax The second payment on account for the 2019-20 tax year has been deferred from July 31, 2020 to January 31, 2021. HMRC has confirmed that the deferral applies to all taxpayers. Self-assessment returns for the year should still be filed by January 31, 2021. Working Tax Credits Payments will increased to £3,040 per…

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After pressure from trade associations, unions and others, the government has implemented a scheme to help self-employed workers gain access to funds. Under this scheme, the self-employed will be able to claim 80% of their profits, up to £2,500 per month, and averaged over the past three years. The scheme is not up and running…

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Companies that are losing business during the Coronavirus  crisis can seek help from the business interruption loan scheme. This offers loans from £5,000 to £250,000 from a range of 40 accredited lenders. For details of the scheme, follow this link. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses#support-for-businesses-through-the-coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-scheme You can find more detailed information about how to apply for the BILS here:…

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The government has rolled out a programme of support for business, covering companies, employees and now the self-employed. This is the main advice page. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses

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If you’re worried that you, a family member or a worker have the symptoms of the Coronavirus, this is your first port of call. The NHS website offers guidance and advice on how to spot the disease, and what to do. It is vital that you do NOT visit your GP or hospital, or even…

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Beyond Cambridge, the landscape flattens as you head toward the fenlands. Pretty villages dot the landscape, and you might wonder there’s anything but agriculture in this bucolic environment.

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This time last year, we’d not heard of the company. But some time in the next 12 months it will overtake Addison Lee’s 4,500-strongh fleet and top the ProDriver 100 as Britain’s largest private hire operator. How did that happen? And just how much of a game-changer will Veezu turn out to be?

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