Uber partners with IPSE to announce illness and injury cover offer for drivers

As part of our continuing work to build on the initiatives we launched for partners earlier this year, we’re very excited to announce a partnership with the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE), giving drivers access to a range of benefits and protections.

More electric cars on the road in London

We are proud to announce plans to expand the number of fully electric vehicles available on our app in London. These plans build on our existing efforts to help tackle air pollution in the capital. Already more than 60 per cent of Uber journey miles in London take place in hybrid cars and shared journeys […]

An update on our legal challenge to TfL

On Friday 3rd March, we received the results of a legal challenge we brought against Transport for London on some of the new rules they introduced for Private Hire drivers and operators.

Helping partner-drivers get the most out of Uber

Today, we’re proud to announce a range of new products and features for drivers who use the app across the UK.

Valentine’s Day in London: 5 romantic date spots

With its sparkling skyline, dreamy domes and spires, historic bridges, and elegant city parks, London is one of the world’s most romantic destinations. Whether you’re seeking the perfect picnic spot for a first date, planning an intimate anniversary dinner, or want to ‘pop the question’ in a dazzling setting, this guide to London’s most romantic places […]

An easier way to say thanks

Introducing Compliments. When a rider leaves a compliment a notification will show up on the driver’s home screen letting them know what they did to make a rider’s day.

A look back at yesterday’s tube strike

Since the last tube strike, we’ve done more to make the extra cost as upfront as possible so no one can be caught off guard. With our new app, once you enter your destination, you’re given a fare estimate for your journey which includes any increases. We’ll also let you know the multiple and ask you to confirm that you accept the higher fare.

Tales from the backseat

uberPOOL hasn’t just made a huge difference to the city, it’s also had an impact on thousands of people – both in minor ways and in life-changing ways. Five of London’s uberPOOL riders share their stories.

Holidays in London: Things to Do and See

When it comes to the holiday season, London is one of the most exciting places to be on the planet. In fact, there’s so much to do that when you’re trying to plan the best things to do and see over the holidays, it can be bewildering. But Uber can help you get around in […]

Discovering London: Top Attractions

London is one of the most iconic cities on the planet. In 2015, a staggering 31.5 million people from the UK and abroad visited London. This vibrant capital is home to a mind-boggling number of attractions, from state-of-the-art museums and historical sites, to sprawling green spaces. But how do you chose? Check out this helpful […]