GMB Union To Launch Legal Action Against Bolt

GMB Union has announced it will launch legal action against the platform-based private hire firm Bolt.  Proceedings will be lodged with the Employment Tribunal in London on behalf of drivers over their classification as self-employed workers.  According to GMB, Bolt continues to use a bogus self-employment model, denying drivers sick pay, pension rights and other […]

Bolt Makes Mobility Accessible To UK Refugee Community

A fantastic new collaboration has been announced which will support refugees access much-needed transport to get to appointments, visit loved ones, and run errands. Bolt, a platform economy business which provides ‘on demand’ transport is partnering with The Bike Project – a charity that takes in second hand bikes, refurbishes them, and donates them to […]

028 New Tax Compliance Check For Taxi Drivers

In July 2021 HMRC announced that taxi drivers must pass a tax compliance test in order to renew their taxi / private hire driver licences.  Of course the new tax compliance check will affect thousands of self-employed taxi and private hire drivers so we wanted to find out more about the likely impact.  To help […]