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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:25 pm 
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There are a couple of hundred thousand cabs and drivers sitting idle as a result of all this.
In other times this resource would have been put to good use.
All the drivers are DBS checked and all the vehicles are insured to carry out commercial work.
Despite all this there seems to be some sort of crisis.
One customer was looking for his regular Ocado home delivery, only to find he was 30,000th in the queue!
The Supermarkets are screaming out for delivery drivers, yet will only deal through agencies and want people on their payroll.
Add to this the expense of a fleet of vehicles they do not have and............


Sorry but I don't bloody get it! Did the adults all leave the room or something?
Beware the Clowns I was once told, but it would seem that all we have are Clowns and idiots


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:43 pm 
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Sudbury wrote:
There are a couple of hundred thousand cabs and drivers sitting idle as a result of all this.
In other times this resource would have been put to good use.
All the drivers are DBS checked and all the vehicles are insured to carry out commercial work.
Despite all this there seems to be some sort of crisis.
One customer was looking for his regular Ocado home delivery, only to find he was 30,000th in the queue!
The Supermarkets are screaming out for delivery drivers, yet will only deal through agencies and want people on their payroll.
Add to this the expense of a fleet of vehicles they do not have and............


Sorry but I don't bloody get it! Did the adults all leave the room or something?
Beware the Clowns I was once told, but it would seem that all we have are Clowns and idiots

They should sign up for the volunteers.. you will get mileage paid.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:49 pm 
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Why If they are advertising it as paid work?


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:14 am 
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Sudbury wrote:
Why If they are advertising it as paid work?

I am not sure they are.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:24 am 
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grandad wrote:
Sudbury wrote:
Why If they are advertising it as paid work?

I am not sure they are.


Voluntary work. Clue in the name.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:14 am 
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grandad wrote:
Sudbury wrote:
Why If they are advertising it as paid work?

I am not sure they are.



https://www.google.com/search?q=tesco+d ... 5300384300


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:39 am 
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Sudbury wrote:
grandad wrote:
Sudbury wrote:
Why If they are advertising it as paid work?

I am not sure they are.



https://www.google.com/search?q=tesco+d ... 5300384300

That is nothing to do with the volunteering scheme.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:11 pm 
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Well...If Tesco or whoever cares to phone me and the price is right then I'll deliver what I can to who I can where I can.....Moneys money.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:01 am 
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I wonder how the insurance companies will view all these volunteers suddenly carrying goods in connection with a trade or business? Delivering for a shop would count as such whether the driver is getting paid or not.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:12 am 
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the insurance companies are bending the rules I have been gven permission to use my vehicles for takeaway deliveries which is normally excluded

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:21 am 
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edders23 wrote:
the insurance companies are bending the rules I have been gven permission to use my vehicles for takeaway deliveries which is normally excluded



Until there is a serious accident,or a claim is made.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:48 pm 
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I wonder how the insurance companies will view all these volunteers suddenly carrying goods in connection with a trade or business? Delivering for a shop would count as such whether the driver is getting paid or not.

I suspect many rules are going to go out the window.

Can't see a court viewing any volunteering activity, during this sh** show, as illegal, nor any insurance company withdrawing cover or not paying out on a claim on that basis.

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