Industry First Drive. New BMW 7-Series for 2015
Aug27

Industry First Drive. New BMW 7-Series for 2015

TheChauffeur.com gets behind the wheel of the new BMW 7-Series range and discovers what is in store for UK Chauffeurs when it arrives on our shores later in the year. Dr Ian Kuah takes to the roads of Portugal to find out if the new 7 will continue to go head-to-head with its German rivals. “As BMW’s flagship model, the 7-Series carries the heavy responsibility of not only setting the technology bar in its class, but the driving...

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Scottish Chauffeur boss nominated for business award
Aug27

Scottish Chauffeur boss nominated for business award

The director of Scotland’s leading chauffeur company has been recognised as one of the most prominent female business leaders in the country. Heather Matthews, Managing Director of family-run firm Little’s, which co-ordinates chauffeur services throughout the world, has been shortlisted for Female Business Leader of the Year at the Scottish Business Awards 2015. The nomination follows an unprecedented year of business for Little’s,...

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Updated: Chauffeur Maurice died a hero at Shoreham Airshow
Aug24

Updated: Chauffeur Maurice died a hero at Shoreham Airshow

A note left at the scene of the devastating air crash in Shoreham on Saturday, as hailed Chauffeur Maurice as a hero. Michael Sturgess has told how 76 year-old Maurice Abrahams let his vehicle in at a junction, which then meant the chauffeurs classic Daimler was caught at a red light when the tragic accident happened – this act of kindness saved a family’s life. Mr Sturgess said his family looked back at the horror and saw...

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Audi released special A8 model to mark anniversary
Jul24

Audi released special A8 model to mark anniversary

A little over two decades have passed since the groundbreaking Audi A8 was first introduced, and Audi UK is celebrating the enduring appeal of its luxury saloon with a bespoke model – the Edition 21.  Incorporating a choice blend of the latest developments in design, technology and luxury from the recently revised A8 range, many of which are fitted as standard exclusively to this version, the A8 Edition 21 will be available in...

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Chauffeur Work Subcontracting – The Pro’s and Pitfall’s.

For most of us, irrespective of how long we’ve been in the trade, subcontracting represents a major part of what we do – whether we’re the person giving away the job, or the one taking it on. Andy Dubberley discovers the up’s and down’s of passing work to another company… For those of us who are the suppliers, it’s an important element in keeping clients happy and ensuring they stay loyal to our business. Using other...

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Chauffeurs Guide: Driving for celebrity clients

TheChauffeur.com reporter, Andy Dubberley shares his extensive experience of working with celebrity clients and highlights what you could encounter if you find yourself with these challenging customers. According to the Oxford Dictionary, the definition of ‘celebrity’ is ‘the state of being well known’. For anyone who has experienced working for these unique characters, (how diplomatic was that), a truer definition might be ‘a person...

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