COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 resources for rideshare drivers.

Adapt your driving strategy to the easing lockdown restrictions

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On 22 February  the Government announced its roadmap out of the current lockdown. We prepared a quick guide so you can keep the key dates in mind and adapt your driving strategy to maximise your earnings as the restrictions are gradually relaxed: 8 March Schools will open with outdoor after-school…

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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 London tier 4 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…

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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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MoT extension – COVID-19 update and FAQ

MoT extension for Uber – COVID-19 update and FAQ

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UPDATE – June 2020 TfL has recommenced car inspections on June 3rd 2020. The MoT extensions remain valid for PHV licences that expired between March 23rd  and June 30th (inclusive), so the cars won’t need to undergo inspection until the new expiry date. Starting July, cars presented for licensing will…

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The most important COVID-19 resources for on-demand drivers

The most important COVID-19 resources for on-demand drivers

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The global effort to contain the spreading of the novel coronavirus has forced businesses and individuals alike to rethink the way they operate and adjust their lifestyle to the lockdown. This hasn’t been easy for any of us, but aside from the difficulties, it’s also shown just how adaptable we…

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Amazon flex review

Driving for Amazon Flex – Hear it from an experienced on-demand driver

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With rideshare demand down as a result of the nationwide lockdown, on-demand drivers have pivoted into package and food delivery to supplement their income We chatted with Richie the other day, a Splend member who is maximising his income across multiple on-demand food and package delivery platforms including Amazon Flex,…

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How to get self employment support as an uber driver

How to get government support as an on-demand driver

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Self-employed workers, including on-demand drivers like yourself, are particularly hard-hit by the pandemic’s economic impact. The Government has introduced the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, aka. SEISS – a series of grants you can apply for if you’ve lost income due to the epidemic as a self-employed worker or as a…

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Top-up opportunities – use your car for food delivery and parcel delivery

Top-up opportunities – use your car for more than just ridesharing

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We enable you to make money by driving. And not just ridesharing. There’s a world of other opportunities out there and if you think outside the box, driving is as versatile as you make it. As far as on-demand gigs go, you can do so much more with your car…

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COVID-19 Splend update – How we’ll deal with the lockdown

COVID-19 Splend update – How we’ll deal with the lockdown

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The UK coronavirus lockdown is forcing businesses and individuals to change the way they operate and live their lives. Splend is no exception, and nor are our members. The safety of our members and staff is our number one priority. We’re working tirelessly to align our operations with the Government’s…

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Staying safe as a rideshare driver during the coronavirus outbreak

Staying safe as a rideshare driver during the coronavirus outbreak

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The COVID-19 pandemic has become the central topic and a major preoccupation of the media and the public. The outbreak has created uncertainty for individuals, families, as well as businesses and self-employed workers like yourself. We want to assure you that Splend is not just here to give you a…

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