News Update – Postscript

POSTsCRIPTI am pleased to report that today, 4 September 2014, the Chairman received notification from the Environment Officer on the Mayor of London’s staff, that Transport for London (TfL) has been requested to add the NAWCP to the ULEZ stakeholder consultation list.  Clearly, this is in direct response to the Chairman’s recent personal ...

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News Update

 Licensing of Wedding Cars 1.         The Law Commission issued its report on Taxi and Private Hire Services in May 2014, the full report being available for you to view at: www.lawcommission.justice.gov.uk/docs/lc347_taxi-and-private-hire-services. 2.         You will recall that in their original consultation document the La...

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AGM 2014 – first call

We announced at the last AGM that took place in Leicester that this year’s event will take place on 7th December in the South West. The location is part of our policy to move the AGM around the country to ensure all of our members have a chance to attend.As usual all are invited, non-members as well, although only registered members will be e...

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National Low Emmissions Zones!!

Labour proposes national low emission zone framework Shadow environment secretary Maria Eagle highlights air quality as key focus of Labour’s environmental policy ahead of 2015 election Labour has committed to delivering a national framework for low emission zones (LEZs) to help councils tackle air pollution if it wins the general election next y...

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Environment officer sought

. Dear Member As you will all be aware, the issue of air pollution in the UK is an issue that is now increasing in significance in people’s minds. An example is Boris Johnson’s project for an Ultra Low Emissions Zone in central London, which we believe is most likely to be emulated by other local authorities in the UK in the very near future. O...

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Reforming the regulation of taxis and private hire vehicles

Received from the Law Commission at 19:00 22nd May 2014  . News release: Embargoed until 00:01 hours on Friday 23 May 2014    Taxis and private hire services, which include minicabs, are an essential link in the transport network of England and Wales, with passengers spending in excess of £2.5 billion a year on fares. But the law that governs h...

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Wedding Cars and Private Hire

latest update According to the website for the Law Commission the proposed date for publishing the new proposed law in relation to the Private Hire and Taxi industries will be published on Friday 23rd May. It was due to be the 22nd of May but this clashed with the Local Authority and European elections. You can rest assured that we will grab a copy...

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Identity theft prevention — Are you secure?

. As we said earlier this month, having managed to sort out Peter Cornwell's Identity theft we are now publishing the promised paper from the Associations website developer. Stuart Morrison of Business Web Mentor, who is doing a really splendid job for our Association. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Having an HTML websi...

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A Member’s Identity and Website Stolen

A member’s business Identity and Intellectual Property stolen! One of our members recently received a phone call from a friend asking him if he had moved. What happened was that the friend had mistyped the URL of our member’s website and ended up with a .com instead of his .co.uk. The friend immediately telephoned and it was at this point that...

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Fusion Media

.This is the Email sent to all our members following complaints by our members about the sales tactics of Fusion Media Online, and our legal Council's opinion.Dear Members Many of you have complained about Fusionmediaonline’s sales tactic of inferring that the NAWCP have either endorsed them, are working in conjunction with them or they are p...

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