A not-for-profit set up by a former Uber driver who successfully challenged the ride-hailing giant’s misclassification of drivers’ employment status in the U.K. has published a timely repo
In a landmark court decision against Uber, the U.K. High Court has ruled that its business model is unlawful. The decision — which reboots the application of London’s regulations around pr
Ride-hailing giant Uber is facing a legal challenge over its use of real-time facial recognition technology in a driver and courier identity check system that it uses in the U.K. The App Drivers &
Uber’s use of facial recognition technology for a driver identity system is being challenged in the U.K., where the App Drivers & Couriers Union (ADCU) and Worker Info Exchange (WIE) have ca
Just six days after Uber won its appeal against London transportation regulators to continue operating in London for another 18 months, one of its bigger rivals has found itself in the hot seat. Ola,
Uber has won its appeal against having its licence to operate withdrawn in London. In today’s judgement the court decided it was satisfied with process improvements made by the ride-hailing comp
Two months after being given a two-month reprieve on its licence to operate in London, Uber has once again been denied a full renewal by the city’s transport regulator — which said today t
A UK PR firm pitching to run an account for Ola has proposed running a campaign to politicize ride-hailing as a tactic to shift regulations in its favor. The approach suggests that, despite the appear
London is one of the world’s biggest markets for consumers who travel using ride-hailing services. Is it now also becoming one of the most crowded when it comes to the companies offering the tra
Uber has lost another appeal against a landmark 2016 UK employment tribunal ruling that found a group of drivers to be workers, rather than self-employed, meaning they’re entitled to benefits su
Uber and similar services could be facing caps on the number of licenses for vehicles that can operate ride-hailing services in London and other UK cities under rule changes being recommended to the g
Uber is in court in the UK today to try to overturn a decision by London’s transport regulator last fall to withdraw its license to operate in the city — where it claims to have some 3.5 m
After London sent ripple's of shock through Silicon Valley last year, by denying Uber a renewal of its private hire vehicle license, the city's transport regulator is doubling down on its scrutiny of
Uber has today filed notification of its intention to appeal the London transport regulator's decision to withdraw its license to operate in the market.
Disappointment for Uber today if it was hoping an apology and a personal visit from its new CEO would quickly reboot relations with the local transport regulator in London, which last month stripped
The thorny issue of tracking of location data without risking individual privacy is very neatly illustrated via a Freedom of Information (FOI) request asking London's transport regulator to release th
Uber's regional general manager for Northern Europe, Jo Bertram, is leaving the company. The news was reported earlier by Reuters and confirmed by an Uber spokesman who forwarded the departure email s
Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will go to London to meet with the city's transport commissioner following the regulator's decision to withdraw licensing.
Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has written an open letter apologizing for "mistakes we've made" following the announcement on Friday by London's transport regulator that it was withdrawing licensing
The tech industry's over-processed supply of irony might not be enough to service all the ramifications of Uber being stripped of its London license by the city's transport regulator.