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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:53 pm 
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I thought I’d better put in an appearance, 10hr shift = £29.90. :shock:


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:55 am 
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x-ray wrote:
I thought I’d better put in an appearance, 10hr shift = £29.90. :shock:



more than I've taken so far this week :wink:

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:13 pm 
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I thought I’d better put in an appearance, 10hr shift = £29.90. :shock:

Some of the independent hackneys have been earning as low as £40 a shift, thankfully I've been doing a fair bit better than that.

But it's still grim and I'm not sure things are going to get much better in the coming months. :sad:

But I'm glad you're back.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:13 am 
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My drivers are struggling to get £40 in 8 hours but some of the Independents reckon they are managing £40 to £60 a day

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:51 am 
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I thought I’d better put in an appearance, 10hr shift = £29.90. :shock:


moan moan moan

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:51 pm 
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It does make me wonder if anyone, anyone at all, who is locked in to a finance deal is going to survive this meltdown. When an owner driver has finance of £500 plus per month, and an income of the same amount or less, how are they going to survive?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:19 pm 
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jimbo wrote:
It does make me wonder if anyone, anyone at all, who is locked in to a finance deal is going to survive this meltdown. When an owner driver has finance of £500 plus per month, and an income of the same amount or less, how are they going to survive?



And of course those with mortgages as well :wink: one of my drivers has been trying for 3 months to get a mortgage payment holiday but has only just got it starting in July so his SEIS grant plus earnings got swallowed and he is 1200 in the red at this point although his finances are always a bit shaky not helped by the fact they have just had another baby recently.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:09 pm 
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Not much work at Central Milton Keynes station cabs waiting but just no passengers same with the The centre MK currently 7am-5pm averaging £20-30.
That’s working just the ranks
How is PH here drivers of PH seem busy can be seen picking up and dropping off


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:54 am 
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How is PH here drivers of PH seem busy can be seen picking up and dropping off


Cos PH get calls, or app bookings, emails or school runs...

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:01 pm 
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jimbo wrote:
It does make me wonder if anyone, anyone at all, who is locked in to a finance deal is going to survive this meltdown. When an owner driver has finance of £500 plus per month, and an income of the same amount or less, how are they going to survive?

In March I nearly treated my self to a brand new Merc, would have cost me about £800 a month and a big fat deposit.

Absolutely gorgeous motor, but by f*** am I glad I didn't buy it then.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:24 am 
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Sussex wrote:
jimbo wrote:
It does make me wonder if anyone, anyone at all, who is locked in to a finance deal is going to survive this meltdown. When an owner driver has finance of £500 plus per month, and an income of the same amount or less, how are they going to survive?

In March I nearly treated my self to a brand new Merc, would have cost me about £800 a month and a big fat deposit.

Absolutely gorgeous motor, but by f*** am I glad I didn't buy it then.



I thought your missus always bought your cars as birthday presents :wink:

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:30 pm 
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Sussex wrote:
jimbo wrote:
It does make me wonder if anyone, anyone at all, who is locked in to a finance deal is going to survive this meltdown. When an owner driver has finance of £500 plus per month, and an income of the same amount or less, how are they going to survive?

In March I nearly treated my self to a brand new Merc, would have cost me about £800 a month and a big fat deposit.

Absolutely gorgeous motor, but by f*** am I glad I didn't buy it then.


Come August they will be 20% cheaper

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:33 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
rashid wrote:
How is PH here drivers of PH seem busy can be seen picking up and dropping off


Cos PH get calls, or app bookings, emails or school runs...

8)


SO DO REAL TAXIS

:? :? :? :?

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:15 pm 
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jozefbloggz wrote:
wannabeeahack wrote:
rashid wrote:
How is PH here drivers of PH seem busy can be seen picking up and dropping off


Cos PH get calls, or app bookings, emails or school runs...

8)


SO DO REAL TAXIS

:? :? :? :?


nah, ranker-wankers

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