IS IT THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR THE GIG ECONOMY?

By: Michaell Lange, London, 26/09/17 – London private hire drivers have won this week two major battles against two of the biggest minicab operators in a campaign to end the so called gig economy. After Uber had lost their operation licence in London, yesterday (25) was Addison Lees turn to lose a court case at […]

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PRIVATE HIRE DRIVERS: ARE YOU FIGHTERS OR MOANERS?

By: Michaell Lange, London, 11/01/17 – That the Private Hire Driver industry is under attack we all know it. We also know that the continuation of such unfair, and in some cases, illegal rules and regulation policies, imposed upon drivers by some minicab operators, are unsustainable and utterly unacceptable. The question is quite simple, are […]

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LETTER TO ADDISON LEE’S DRIVERS

By: Michaell Lange, London, 25/05/16 – I just woke up feeling the hungover from yesterday’s (24) events. It was a long and tense day. I woke up at 4am as usual, for a 5am pick up and worked until 9:30 when I logged off and made my way to Regent’s Park where we gathered for […]

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NOT HAPPY? TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT

By: Michaell Lange, London, 11/05/16 – They say: If you are not happy, just leave it. Find another job! But I say, not quite!  You probably have heard that rubbish frase at some point in the past year or so. I had the unpleasant experience to hear that from a fellow worker suffering from the […]

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ADDISON LEE AND ME

By: Michaell Lange, London, 27/04/16 – I have never, in my entire life, been through a situation like the one I am going through now. Worries me what the future will bring. I always thought that hard work would always be compensated and that was my policy. In fact, this is how it used to […]

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WHAT’S NEXT FOR ADDISON LEE DRIVERS? (opinion)

By: Michaell Lange, London, 16/04/16 – The industry of minicabs and taxi drivers is not much different than other industries around the world. Industries follow a very similar pattern which covers demand and maximise profits. Like any other industry, there are different consumers with different demands which are usually defined by financial powers. Your financial […]

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