On top of the five prosecutions this week, the city council has successfully prosecuted a total of 30 licensed private hire drivers for plying for hire
in Liverpool without a licence in the past year.
Each incident of plying for hire
gives rise to two criminal offences of firstly plying for hire
in an unlicensed vehicle (in the sense that a private hire vehicle is not licensed to ply for hire
as a hackney carriage is) and secondly, driving without insurance covering them for third party risks arising from using their vehicle for public hire.
The decision invalidates tactics by companies attempting to claim copyright ownership by stating on paychecks that signing the check is an indication that an author is being reimbursed for a "work made for hire
THE new year will see hire industry experts descend on the Midlands for a two day conference with the aim of generating the desire for hire
It matters because a private hire driver's car insurance only covers him, his vehicle and his passengers for private hire, not plying for hire
, which only hackney carriages are allowed to do.
The deal for hire
business LCH Generators comprises pounds 54.5 million in cash and pounds 4.5 million in shares.