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Union GMB has accused Addison Lee of preventing workers from obtaining their compensation after lawyers for the private hire service challenged a Court of Appeal decision from April 2021 on workers’ status. According to the union, Addison Lee said workers’ status should be argued once again in an Employment Tribunal tomorrow. “This once prolific minicab [...]
Private taxi and hire companies making a fortune during strike days is an “urban myth”, according to Addison Lee’s chief executive Liam Griffin. “We don’t surge in the way Uber does,” Griffin told City A.M. “We continue to charge the same rates we would on any given day.” The comments come as thousands of rail [...]
Addison Lee announced today it has returned to profitability for the first time since its March 2020 takeover. In the financial year ending 31 August, the London-based private taxi provider achieved an adjusted EBITDA of £7.9m on a £164m turnover. Following the end of travel restrictions in the UK, the firm reported a 47 per [...]
Private cab company Addison Lee is partnering up with UN Women UK to provide training to company staff on women’s safety issues. Part of UN Women’s Safe Spaces Now campaign, which aims to create safe spaces for women in their everyday life, the programme will help taxi and PHV drivers to recognise and act when [...]
Private car hire service Addison Lee has struck a partnership with technology platform JustPark to provide drivers with off-street charging points for electric vehicles (EV). The deal will grant drivers access to Fleetcharge – a charging solution that provides charging locations for fleet drivers. The solution was developed by JustPark in collaboration with Octopus Energy. [...]
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