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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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Self Assessment tips for drivers

Turn your meter on and be tax savvy: file early in 2020

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You might think it’s unusual that, almost immediately after the Budget and with the current tax year almost over, we’re recommending that you submit your tax return. However, the facts speak for themselves – filing your Self Assessment just short of the deadline is a dangerous game. HMRC is under…

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Meet our Member Success Representatives, Daniel and Ashley

Meet the team: Get your career into gear with Daniel and Ashley

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Kickstarting a career as a driver can be frustrating. There’s a lot of paperwork, legislation, and competition, but you’re not alone. Our Member Success Representatives help you manage the business side of things so you can earn more, get better ratings, and do what you do best. Drive. Member Success…

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A three-step guide to renting a car for Uber

A three-step guide to renting a PCO car for Uber

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Ridesharing is a good way to earn an income regardless if you have a car or not. Most people believe it’s only for car owners, but you’d be surprised how many drivers have decided to simply rent PCO car for Uber. Pros and rookies alike are starting to see the…

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Splend Member Support Centre London - Cricklewood

What is a Member Support Centre?

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A Member Support Centre is quite simply a home away from home for Splend members who need a break from driving Uber. The Member Support Centre is where you can enjoy our monthly member events, meet with your dedicated Member Success Representative, or simply stretch your leg while catching up with…

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Tax returns guide and calculator for self-employed drivers

How to do your tax returns on rideshare earnings – The self-employed driver’s guide

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Dealing with self-employment taxes as an on-demand driver can be quite a chore. We’re here to help you set up your business and offer guidance down the road. As an on-demand driver, you’re running a small business, so you need to accurately report your income and submit evidence of fuel…

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Driving tips for the Holi festival of colours

Happy Holi – Driving tips for the most colourful day of the year

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Holi is celebrated throughout the world by the Hindu community – it’s the festival of colours that signifies the arrival of spring in the northern hemisphere, and marks a fresh start to life, the time to let go of negative thoughts of the past. The most spectacular and best-known ritual…

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International Women's Day

The women that drive us

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In celebration of International Women’s Day, we took the opportunity to hear the inspiring stories of some of the amazing ladies who are steering their careers driving a Splend car. They shared their experiences driving Uber and even some useful advice for all the female drivers out there. Girls, we’re…

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How to manage driver fatigue as an uber driver

How to manage driver fatigue as an Uber driver

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We recommend taking at least a 10-minute break every two hours to avoid driver fatigue. By taking regular breaks you reduce the chances of making mistakes. Next time you feel tired, pull over in a safe location, stretch those legs out and relax. Member Support Centres We have a Member…

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What is an Uber vehicle partner

What is an Uber vehicle partner? [Complete explanation]

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Uber doesn’t have its own fleet. Drivers use their own cars. But not everyone has a car that meets all of Uber’s requirements. That’s why Uber works together with local car providers to offer payment plans that suit an on-demand driver’s needs. At Splend, we specialise in providing cars as…

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