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New Nissan taxi for 2014

LONDON, United Kingdom (6 January, 2014) - Nissan has today unveiled the new face of its Taxi for London, re-designed to make it instantly recognisable as one of the capital’s iconic black cabs.  Based on the company’s successful multi-purpose NV200 platform, the vehicle was first unveiled as a bold and exciting new vision for the famous […]

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Arriva dodge £330m corporation tax bill

Bus company Arriva who are responsible for running a number of London’ bus routes have had their tax affairs called into question. The firms two main subsidiaries  in the capital, London North and South turned profit of £31.6m in 2011 on a gross of £330m. But ‘administrative costs’ were incurred claimed the company, to the […]

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NSL: Christmas opening times

Transport for London have provided the opening times of the NSL inspection centres for the Christmas period. They are as follows. Monday 23rd December 2013        -      Open as normal Tuesday 24th December 2013        -      Closed midday Wednesday 25th December 2013  -     (Christmas day) […]

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RMT in Taxi Globe

  Over the last twelve weeks trade publication The Taxi Globe  ran a series of articles by RMT London Taxis on  the issues facing the trade highlighted by the current Law Commission report. The articles are available for download below.   Plying For Hire – The Defining Features of Taxis, or is it? TG717 PP15 […]

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The Law Commission

We believe our right to “ply for hire” is under threat. The current thinking of the Law Commission is to discard the concept of plying for hire and not to define it, to control Taxi numbers but not PHVs, and to provide legislation for Pedicabs to be licensed. Here are the major issues urgently in […]

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