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PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:41 pm 
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Presently with have a rather generous Waiting time of £36 per hour

whats the consensus on a sensible figure

Ideas please


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:58 pm 
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Blackcab Bob wrote:
Presently with have a rather generous Waiting time of £36 per hour

whats the consensus on a sensible figure

Ideas please

I think £20 is reasonable.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:50 pm 
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Well Bob we already done this but waiting time should be £35 per hour that would put us back on a par with 1986, ours below, and yours East Riding will be £16 per hour from October the 1st, your going the wrong way.
10pm Until 6am
Waiting time every 29.29 seconds 20p
(£4.00 per ten minutes, £24.60 per hour)


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:05 pm 
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pulled up last night outside a party house full of 20 somethings, all "hair and handbags" (the women too) at 1 minute to the prebooked time...

2 7 seaters arrived too and we all sat there 10 minutes.............on a saturday night

the front was open they could see us but just fecked about. only local job too

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:13 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
zilch

pulled up last night outside a party house full of 20 somethings, all "hair and handbags" (the women too) at 1 minute to the prebooked time...

2 7 seaters arrived too and we all sat there 10 minutes.............on a saturday night

the front was open they could see us but just fecked about. only local job too


Basically comes down to a lack of common courtesy, I know it's cutting off your nose to spite your face but I would have been very tempted to drive off.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:41 pm 
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Midlife martyr wrote:
wannabeeahack wrote:
zilch

pulled up last night outside a party house full of 20 somethings, all "hair and handbags" (the women too) at 1 minute to the prebooked time...

2 7 seaters arrived too and we all sat there 10 minutes.............on a saturday night

the front was open they could see us but just fecked about. only local job too


Basically comes down to a lack of common courtesy, I know it's cutting off your nose to spite your face but I would have been very tempted to drive off.


After 5 minutes and an unheeded warning to them I'd have left them behinf if it were just a small local run, A bigger run I'd have given them a warning and up to 10 minutes of leeway and if they still pee'd me about I'd leave them...usually If i do a both way run I'll ask for both way fares on dropping them off on the first run, then I have the upper hand and if they cant be arsed to get in the vehicle In a timely manner I'll just go and leave them and keep the money, that way It would be they not me that broke any verbal contract/agreement on pick up times..

You can't wait forever and Weddings clients are the biggest offenders.


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