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Patons receives Feefo Trusted Service Award

At Patons we are starting the new year with some incredibly exciting news. We have been awarded a Feefo Trusted Service Award, and it’s all thanks to you; our amazing customers. Each year, just a handful of businesses across the UK are recognised by Feefo for delivering the highest standards of customer service. Awards are […]

Patons top 5 tips for driving in the dark

Whatever vehicle you drive, driving in the dark can be dangerous. Whether it’s late at night or first thing in the morning, no matter how well you might think you know a particular road, junction or dual carriageway; at this time of year it will now pose a completely new set of challenges. So, as […]

Coronavirus – Patons’ top tips for safer taxi travel

Since the start of the Coronavirus outbreak, taxi and private-hire drivers, have provided an essential service transporting NHS staff, key workers, patients and the vulnerable. As life starts to return to normal, and fares begin to pick up, at Patons we wanted to do all we could to keep you protected. So, following the government’s […]

Coronavirus – Second grant for self-employed taxi drivers

The Coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed all our daily lives. Over these anxious months, while the primary concern for everyone has been health, for the self-employed getting back to work has been equally important. We know that many Patons customers found our blog post about the Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) really helpful, but […]

All you need to know about medical assessments

The health and wellbeing of taxi drivers has never been more important.

While no one advises completing a 60-mile round trip to a local landmark to test your eyesight, making sure that you are fit to drive safely is essential.

Bounce back loans – Help for small businesses and self-employed

Small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus can now apply for a new 100% state-backed loan worth up to £50,000, with no interest charged or repayments needed in the first 12 months. Moneysaving expert.com, a site by Martin Lewis – A well-known personal finance expert, takes you through the loans bank by bank and how […]