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Get your career into gear: meet our Member Support Team

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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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Paid time off, pension plan, and minimum wage for UK drivers

UK Uber drivers gain official worker status, with paid time off and other benefits

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Following a Supreme Court ruling, Uber drivers in the UK will be classified as workers, as opposed to their current self-employed designation. As a result, Uber drivers become eligible for paid holiday time, enrollment into a pension plan, and a guaranteed National Living Wage. The new benefits will be available…

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On-demand driving updates – March 2021

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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 March. UK Uber drivers gain official worker status, with paid time off and other benefits Following a Supreme Court ruling, Uber drivers in…

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On-demand driving updates – February 2021

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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 February. Adapt your driving strategy to the easing lockdown restrictions We prepared a quick guide so you can keep the key dates in…

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On-demand driving updates – January 2021

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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 January. Update on self-employed tax deadline (31st of Jan 2021) On the 25th of January 2021 the HMRC updated their guidance to state…

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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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Splend partners with Bolt to deliver it’s Zero Emission Transmission pilot

Splend partners with Bolt to deliver new Zero Emission Transition pilot

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Bolt has announced a Zero Emission Transition pilot which will help 500 rideshare drivers to own an electric car with Splend. Bolt, Europe’s leading mobility platform and one of the biggest ride-hailing services in London, is launching a Zero Emission Transition pilot, a £250,000 commitment to facilitate its drivers to own…

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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: TfL offers free face coverings and hand sanitiser A total of 1.5 million masks and 30,000 bottles of Dettol sanitiser are being…

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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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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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