Uber is waiting at the extension to decide on the vital London-licence just five days before the expiry date

LONDON (Reuters) – Uber is still waiting to see whether or not the licence is in London, which ends on Sunday, is to be extended for as long as the regulator, which had previously been removed from the taxi-the app will be given the right to work in the city remains tight-lipped about the decision.

FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the logo of the company is Uber Technologies, Inc. on the day of the IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, New York, USA, on 10 May 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Transport for London (TfL), rejected the Silicon Valley company’s license application for renewal in 2017, is due to the shortcomings that it said that it found in its approach to the reporting of serious criminal offences, and driver background checks, you will be asked for legal action.

A judge in 2018, then, given the Uber for a trial period of 15-month subscription, which will expire on Sept. 25, after the company had made several changes to its business model and, in London, in the company’s most significant market at the time.

Ask a question to the London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, a member of the city assembly on the licence renewal is still pending on an answer, according to a listing on the London Authority’s website earlier this week.

TfL said that it does not comment on individual licence applications.

Under options, from the Uber for a maximum five-year license, you are short of stripping the company of its ability to work with, will almost certainly ask for an appeal process by which the app should still be able to get to the ride, such as year in 2017.

Uber declined to comment on Friday.

The 2017 license to lose, there was only a few weeks after its Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi took over and it became a test of his ability to appease the regulators as well as the app will be faced with the resolution of any disputes with the taxi companies and the authorities in the various markets.

The mayor of Khan was critical of Uber a few weeks ago, and it said: “companies need to play by the rules.

“You know, my track record stands up against the big boys, and they are his servants, and to make sure that everyone is playing by the rules,” he told his listeners to a phone-in on LBC radio. “I don’t care how many lawyers you have, or how big the PR budget.

Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by Stephen Addison

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular