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Esure and Directline founder Sir Peter Wood has led a £2.5m funding round in insurance start-up Pikl. Wood received £360m

May 28, 2019

More than 100 years after the petrol-powered car passed go for the first time – and despite worldwide sales at a

March 5, 2019

On-demand transport – taxi apps – is a £5bn market in London. It's worth double that in the UK as

August 19, 2015

Addison Lee’s Catherine Faiers just can’t stop talking about Uber. Twice in recent weeks, she’s written in these very pages

August 2, 2015

Uber causes a storm wherever it goes. First, there’s the storm of applause as passengers initially embrace what looks like

July 31, 2015

The GMB union has launched legal action against Uber over the way it treats drivers.The union claims drivers should be

July 29, 2015

Londoners will be able to order champagne and have a bottle delivered in just 10 minutes with a new service

July 27, 2015

Do business travellers prefer Airbnb? The flat rental site has become a popular lodging option for cheap getaways – but

July 17, 2015

If you're a Londoner, it’s pretty likely that you will have used a sharing economy business. From driving a Zipcar

June 11, 2015

It is now completely legal for Londoners to let out spare rooms using sites such as AirBnB, thanks to a

May 26, 2015

Transport for London’s (TfL) headquarters will be the scene of a protest by black cab drivers today. The action is

May 25, 2015

As the dust settles on one of the most extraordinary General Election campaigns in generations, a new battle looms on

May 11, 2015

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