Uber’s competitors are no longer in a cushy position and will need to get used to it
Professor Len Shackleton quoted in the Yorkshire Post
Kristian Niemietz quoted in The Times
Kristian Niemietz writes for City AM
In an article for City AM, IEA’s Head of Political Economy Dr Kristian Niemietz argues that the fact Uber won its appeal “does not mean that the company has done nothing wrong, or that it was all just a politically motivated show trial”.
Kristian notes that while the temporary nature of the licence reflects real security concerns that Uber hopefully will put in order over the next few months, Ubers competitors will have to “get used to the fact that the cosy, protected market of yore is not going to come back.”
Read the full article here.