Opinion

Some at the Taxi Shop have been in the taxi business for 30 plus years and we have quite strong opinions about our industry. 

18
July
2017

How to improve your credit rating after an IVA

How to improve your credit rating after an IVA
We often get calls from drivers keen to upgrade their vehicle but who don’t have a good credit rating. Here’s a real (but anonymous) example of a call we had recently: “I need to upgrade my taxi, mine is 11 years old and currently in the garage. I’m also coming to the end of an IVA agreement. Can you provide me with finance?”

Categories: Opinion

16
September
2016

Our ethics and principles help customers choose the right taxi

a business built on Price, Service and Delivery

Our ethics and principles help customers choose the right taxi

In this, the second part of our interview with Taxi Shop founder Rob Breuilly, we hear more about the straightforward principles that guide the company as it grows.

Categories: Opinion

24
November
2015

Why we won’t deal with Uber

Why we won’t deal with Uber

Rob Breuilly, The Taxi Shop owner: "I’ve been in the taxi trade 30 years and have seen a lot of changes. I am not naive about the impact Uber is having. We know Uber is a player in this market and we aren’t ignoring it. But that doesn’t mean we have to roll over and let it destroy a trade with a strong, proud tradition, standards, and which always has the customer at heart."

Categories: Opinion

24
April
2017

Why use an approved taxi supplier?

Do your research and choose an approved supplier

Why use an approved taxi supplier?

Recent weeks have seen a spate of problems for drivers who bought vehicles from non-approved taxi dealers. Typically problems arise with warranty claims where the manufacturer won't honour a warranty after taxi conversion work was done. Always buy from an MANUFACTURER-APPROVED TAXI SUPPLIER.

Categories: Opinion

05
February
2016

Five ways to beat Uber

Uber's business model benefits their shareholders and no-one else

Five ways to beat Uber

Whatever the rights and wrongs of the Uber business model, it can’t be denied that Uber has shaken up the taxi market and captured the attention of the media. We happen to think Uber is a negative presence in the industry, both for drivers and fares. If you choose not to drive for Uber, congratulations, we salute you! These five tips will help you fight your corner and build a loyal customer base.

Categories: Opinion

14
October
2015

Should you buy a Petrol or Diesel engine taxi?

Should you buy a Petrol or Diesel engine taxi?

Petrol cars are still popular with the general public, but, for taxi drivers, diesel is very often first choice.

Categories: Opinion

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