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On-demand driving updates – February 2021

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In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in February. Adapt your driving strategy to the easing lockdown restrictions We prepared a quick guide so you can keep the key dates in…

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Adapt your driving strategy to the easing lockdown restrictions

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On 22 February  the Government announced its roadmap out of the current lockdown. We prepared a quick guide so you can keep the key dates in mind and adapt your driving strategy to maximise your earnings as the restrictions are gradually relaxed: 8 March Schools will open with outdoor after-school…

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On-demand driving updates – January 2021

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In our monthly news summary, we pull together the latest ridesharing and on-demand driving updates so you’re always on top of your game. Here’s what’s happened in January. Update on self-employed tax deadline (31st of Jan 2021) On the 25th of January 2021 the HMRC updated their guidance to state…

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The keys to your career on the road – Own a Kia Niro in just 2 years

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We’re back with a unique limited offer to help you steer your career. You can now have your own car in just two years without a four-figure down payment or a lock-in contract. Be the proud owner of a low-mileage 19′ plate Kia Niro Self-Charging Hybrid in just two years.…

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Uber topographical test - what is it and how to pass it

What is the Uber topographical test and how you can easily pass it

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You can’t get started driving Uber in London without taking the dreaded topographical (map-reading) test. In fairness, it sounds more terrifying than it is, and it’s actually very useful, whether you’re born and raised in London or just getting to know your way around the city. Once you’ve submitted your…

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How to get a PCO licence in London in 6+1 easy steps

How to get your PCO licence in 6+1 steps

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A PCO licence is an essential document for rideshare drivers to get started with Uber and similar platforms such as Bolt, Ola, or FREE NOW. Its official name is Private Hire Driver Licence, so don’t let this confuse you. Most people reference it as the “PCO licence” since it’s issued…

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Unlimited miles

Unlimited miles for a limited time – Lockdown support for Splend members

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To assist our new and existing members during the latest London tier 4 COVID-19 restrictions, we’re lifting the 700-mile weekly driving quota and introducing unlimited mileage on our Rent and Rent to buy plans. The offer comes as an addition to the current £22 weekly discount available on our Rent…

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How to limit your tax return stress

How to limit your tax return stress

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Unless you’ve already filed your tax return, you’re probably starting to feel the stress of the January 31st self-assessment tax deadline approaching. Although completing your self-assessment tax return may seem like a monumental task, it’s a painless process if you follow a simple plan and have all your documents ready.…

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Own the road – Have a Kia Niro to your name in just 2.5 years

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We’re back with a unique limited offer to help you steer your career. You can now have the keys for your career on the road with Splend, quicker than ever. Be the proud owner of a pre-owned 68′ plate Kia Niro Self-Charging Hybrid in just 2.5 years. All it takes…

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Splend partners with Bolt to deliver it’s Zero Emission Transmission pilot

Splend partners with Bolt to deliver new Zero Emission Transition pilot

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Bolt has announced a Zero Emission Transition pilot which will help 500 rideshare drivers to own an electric car with Splend. Bolt, Europe’s leading mobility platform and one of the biggest ride-hailing services in London, is launching a Zero Emission Transition pilot, a £250,000 commitment to facilitate its drivers to own…

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