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On-demand driving updates – December 2020

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In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in December: The lockdown ends soon – What to expect in ridesharing and how can you maximise your earnings At the end of November,…

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An Uber driver guide to staying safe on the roads this winter

Staying safe on the roads in winter – The Uber driver’s guide

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Being safe on the road is the number-one priority regardless of the weather, but as the winter months start creeping in, it can’t hurt to remind ourselves of the dangers and prepare for the changing conditions. Foggy mornings make it hard to see, rainy weather causes slippery streets, and when…

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The lockdown ends soon – What to expect in ridesharing and how can you maximise your earnings

The lockdown ends soon – What to expect in ridesharing and how can you maximise your earnings

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On the 23rd of November the UK Government announced that the second national lockdown will end at midnight on Wednesday the 2nd of December. From the 3rd of December, the UK will return to a new version of the three-tier system that features tougher restrictions. Read the Government’s full winter…

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How to become a FREE NOW driver in London

How to become a FREE NOW driver in London [Complete guide]

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The recent merger of Kapten and FREE NOW has created a one-stop-shop for mobility, giving passengers the option to call a PHV or a taxi. There are now over 1.5 million UK passengers signed up to FREE NOW, boosting the demand for new drivers. FREE NOW showcases their technology, support,…

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Splend member benefits - special discounts and partnerships

Splend member benefits – special deals and discounts

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We’re not just here to give you a set of wheels. We’re riding shotgun to help you get your business on the road and be successful long-term. We partnered up with reputable service providers to bring you special deals and exclusive discounts, so you enjoy our support wherever you go.…

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A day in the life of a Splend driver – Introducing flexibility champion Olivier

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In the second edition of our new blog series we have the pleasure to take you on a shotgun ride with Olivier, a PCO driver that really knows how to adapt and overcome. Olivier juggles multiple on-demand delivery and rideshare platforms in London to earn an income. He joined the…

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On-demand driving updates – November 2020

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In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in November: Have you claimed the SEISS Grant? As a self-employed on-demand driver, you’re eligible for the Government’s self employment support scheme (SEISS). Some…

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Unlimited miles

Unlimited miles for a limited time – Lockdown support for Splend members

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To assist our new and existing members during the latest national COVID-19 restrictions, we’re lifting the 700-mile weekly driving quota and introducing unlimited mileage on our Rent and Rent to buy plans The offer comes as an addition to the current £22 weekly discount available on our Rent plan. Below…

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The Kia Niro joins the Uber Comfort lineup

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Uber is launching a new product in London called , offering riders the opportunity to not only choose a car with plenty of legroom, but also an experienced driver. Uber defines Uber Comfort as: A ride option for experienced partner drivers who have completed over 500 trips, maintained a rating…

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How to become an Amazon Flex driver in London

How to become an Amazon Flex driver in London

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Amazon has become synonymous with fast growth and has even replaced Apple as the highest-valued brand in the world. Even the pandemic hasn’t stopped Amazon, with millions of people turning to the online giant to ensure their houses were lockdown-ready. With orders booming, Amazon continues to look for new drivers…

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