What is “Carrot Cars”?
Carrot Cars offers a minicab and executive car service. Our dedication to be the best service provider has made us the industry leaders in the East-London area.
Is Carrot Cars busy?
Carrot Cars is completing up to 4000 jobs every week. There is no doubt that we are one of the busiest minicab companies in London.
In which areas of London does Carrot Cars operate?
We come and go anywhere in the UK, as long the pick-up or drop-off point is in one of the following areas of London:
Canary Wharf/Isle of Dogs, E14
Excel Centre/City Airport, E16
How can I apply for a job?
Please fill out the quick and easy online “Driver Application Form” (Above) and our friendly Drivers Manager will contact you within the next two working days.
Will I be treated fairly?
We are running a strict “No Feeding” policy. All our drivers are treated fairly and equally!
What are the requirements from me?
1. Good knowledge of London,
2. Excellent customers service skills.
3. Minimum of 6 months working experience as a minicab / chauffeur driver. This will be checked.
4. Own satellite navigation system with the latest maps and software update.
5. You must speak fluent English.
By which method will jobs be dispatched?
We are using the latest “Mercury” PDA dispatch system. No radios.
How much money will I make?
Weekly income prediction:
50 hours per week:
Car = £500 - £1000
6 seater = £600 - £1100
Executive = £700 - £1250
60 hours per week:
Car = £650-£1150
6 seater = £750 - £1250
Executive = £850 - £1350
Is it fixed weekly fee or commission?
We charge a weekly fixed fee of £75 plus VAT. However, the sum of £15 plus VAT for every shift you work will be refunded. If you work 5 shifts then the full £75 plus VAT will be paid back to you.
You will be charged 21% including VAT, per fare.
Are there any extra charges?
£14.50 plus VAT per week for the PDA unit.
Do I need to pay anything before I start?
Security deposit: £200 (Two hundred pounds). This will be returned at the end of the contract.
Training fee: £50 (Fifty pounds). Non-refundable.
Is it account or cash work?
How soon can I start work?
After your application has been successful, we will arrange an interview with you. This will take approximately one hour.
You must attend a one-off Carrot Cars training session. Training will take one full day.
If you have passed the test at the end of the training then you can start working the following day.
What will be my dress code?
Smart! All Carrot Cars drivers wear a suit and tie.
Can I resign at anytime I want?
In your first two weeks you can leave the company without any notice. After this trial period you must give us 14 days notice if you wish to resign.
What kind of car do I need?
All vehicles will undergo a full technical and quality inspection.
Main criteria of the vehicle:
1. No older than 5 years.
3. Immaculate condition.
Please find out if your vehicle is acceptable for Carrot Cars by contacting our drivers managers.
Is there any Executive Car work?
Carrot Cars has a full working executive car department. Our executive fleet contains Mercedes E and S classes, BMW 7 series, Jaguars etc.
Is it an open shift?
Carrot Cars drivers are required to work a minimum of 5 shifts of 10 hours per week
Each shift will contain two 30 minute breaks.
What kind of documentation do I need?
1. PCO driver licence (Plastic & counterpart).
2. PCO vehicle licence.
3. DVLA driving licence. (Plastic & counterpart).
4. MOT of the vehicle (No older than 6 months).
5. Valid insurance certificate (For private hire driver and vehicle).
6. National Insurance number.
7. V5 vehicle documentation.
8. One passport size photo.
9. Hire agreement for the rental car
We are happy to answer any of your questions. Just send us an email to: email@example.com
We look forward to welcoming you into our team.