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Driving Uber in Post-Lockdown UK
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Driving Uber in Post-Lockdown UK

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our everyday lives. Unprecedented shifts in rider behaviour have further impacted the lives of rideshare drivers. The hustle and bustle of ‘normality’ in cities like London, Birmingham and Manchester changed, beginning to dramatically decline in early March (Citymapper Mobility Index).  We take a look at the challenges you’ve faced as...

Information for Uber Drivers who find themselves in debt
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Information for Uber Drivers who find themselves in debt

Managing your money can be challenging in the best of times but over the past few months, you may have found yourself trying to navigate completely uncharted territory with your finances leaving you insecure and vulnerable.  Over the past few months, your income may have dropped and you could find yourself in some debt. In...

How Uber Drivers Can Protect Their Mental Health After Lockdown
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How Uber Drivers Can Protect Their Mental Health After Lockdown

Mental health is an incredibly important topic for everyone, now more than ever. As our roads start to become busy again and Uber drivers get back in the driving seat, it’s natural to feel anxious at the prospect of returning to work.  There are many ways you can help to protect your physical health from...

Returning to Work as an Uber Driver After The  Coronavirus Pandemic
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Returning to Work as an Uber Driver After The Coronavirus Pandemic

The decision of returning to work after taking a break due to the COVID-19 pandemic requires careful consideration. Of course, above all, you need to ensure you’re as safe as possible. You can find useful information on our blog regarding face coverings, cleaning your car, delivery work options, and links from your trusted sources.  If...

Face Masks for Uber Drivers
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Face Masks for Uber Drivers

The usefulness of face masks have been much debated in the coronavirus outbreak but many officials are now either requiring or recommending them in order to keep everyone safe. Since we serve drivers in both New York City and the UK, we will be referring to advice from both officials. To be sure on the...

Coronavirus Lockdown: An Uber Driver’s Experience
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Coronavirus Lockdown: An Uber Driver’s Experience

Prior to the Coronavirus outbreak, INSHUR customer Paulo had been a Private Hire Driver with Uber for 3 years. As a Dad of two, he loves how flexible his job allows him to be. Like many rideshare drivers, Paulo also enjoys the social side – meeting people and seeing places that he didn’t think he...

Ramadan in Lockdown
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Ramadan in Lockdown

This year’s Ramadan has been like no other. Widespread lockdowns around the world have meant that observing the holy month of Ramadan has been without the traditional communal prayer and daily iftar with extended family and friends.  How to observe Ramadan safely The advice from the UK government has been that during Ramadan you should...

Delivery Work And Coronavirus: Uber Drivers Have Their Say
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Delivery Work And Coronavirus: Uber Drivers Have Their Say

The Coronavirus outbreak has caused taxi ridership to significantly decrease, leaving many Private Hire drivers looking for other ways to make money. Food delivery and courier services have become increasingly popular, and can be a good way to stay on the road and keep earning.  We spoke to some INSHUR customers to find out what...

Thanking Our Community Champions
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Thanking Our Community Champions

For the past weeks, INSHUR has been asking the driver community to nominate Community Champions. This can be themselves, or someone they know, who has been going above and beyond as the coronavirus outbreak continues to disrupt our lives. Below, we’ll be sharing each winner as we select them and their story, so be sure...

Things an Uber driver can do in self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic
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Things an Uber driver can do in self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic

If you’re not already in self-isolation, you’ll be practising some pretty strict social distancing during the Coronavirus outbreak. We understand it’s a really hard time to be an Uber driver and whether or not to continue working is not a straightforward decision like it is for many other industries but if you have decided to...