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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WE MUST UNITE AGAINST EXPLOITATION

By: Michaell Lange, London, 30/06/16 –   Individualism Is Our Downfall: We Must Unite Against Exploitation I have to recognise the incredible talent of those in power to be so successful in the campaign to convince the workers that those people fighting for workers rights are not good for the workers. It makes me angry […]

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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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A LETTER TO MY DEAR FELLOW FRIENDS

London, 07/04/16 – I’ve just been to a meeting last night with my co-workers to discuss the struggles we have been through after the company we proudly work for was sold to what I like to call, an abomination form of modern exploitation firm, more commonly known as hedge fund. These terrible structures with the […]

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