» Index Page
» Get Paid to be a Social Media Influencer
» Enter Competitions
» Online Advertising Make Money From Your Website And Become An Affiliate
» Play Trivia
» Read Emails
» Visit Websites
» Games For Prizes
» Scratch Card
» Promotional Codes
» Bank Charges
» Energy Supply Comparison
» Tax Refund
» Acting Extra
» Be On Shows
» How To Get On A Reality Show
» Renting Out Your Home As A Film Location
» Crossword Compiler
» Review Books
» Letter Pages
» Sell True Story
» TV Comments
Use Your Body
» Celebrity Lookalike
» Live Art Model
» Medical Drug Trial Volunteer - Research Studies
» Police Identity Parade Line Up
» Christmas Jobs
» RT To Win
» Are Premium Bonds A Good UK Investment
Scams To Avoid
» How To Avoid Internet Scams
» Pyramid Schemes
» Earn Stuffing Envelopes
» Site Map
» Work From Home Information Opportunities
» Privacy Disclaimer Statement
Fast Food Delivery Driver
Information to work as a part or full time fast food delivery driver for a range of take aways:
Take away outlets that cook meals such as pizzas, fish and chips, Chinese or Indian cuisine often employ contracted full and part time staff. Others use them on a freelance basis as hours become available. This article will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this type of career along with information and advice.
The take away restaurants will either provide employees with a car, motorbike or moped or you may have to use your own vehicle. In either case do check with your employer the status of insurance. If the outlet is to provide the vehicle then you should not be expected to pay or provide your own car or motorbike insurance, but please do check. However if you are expected to provide a vehicle then you will usually be expected to make your own arrangements. Do inform your insurance company if you are to use your own vehicle for fast food delivery driver jobs. You may need to pay extra and should ideally pay for fully comprehensive with liability and legal protection and cover. If you are working as a self employed then you could claim this added expense on your inland revenue self assessment expense sheet. Income earned should be declared to the inland revenue on your annual tax return unless you are full or part time and the company is deducting tax and national insurance payments directly from your pay packet.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Do not be tempted to speed to a customer to get there quicker. Speeding is a major cause of accidents and you will be responsible for paying any fines. Do talk with the people taking the orders at the restaurant to ensure they give you and the customer realistic times. Though no-one likes a cold pizza it is better to take a few more minutes than be responsible for an accident. Besides most meals can be stored in insulated boxes or tin foil containers and insulated bags and will keep warm for a set time. Some outlets have special vans that have heated compartments for storage.
Delivery Driver Positions
There are some extra perks of delivery driver positions such as getting left overs at the end of a shift. Don't be shy in taking this as it will only be thrown out. Fill your freezer up to save money. You'll be popular with friends and family who love Indian, Chinese, pizza or kebab take aways. Your dog will look forward to you coming home even more!
Another perk for take away drivers is the tips that grateful customers may give you. You have saved them cooking or going out to collect their meal. They are having it freshly cooked and taken directly to their door. So smile, be polite and say something like "Enjoy your meal and I look forward to seeing you again" and they may just increase the tip. Do respect their property, park so as not to block traffic and close any gates to enhance their experience. As customers become regulars so too may their tips. Do keep a note of tips as these should also be declared on your income tax self assessment forms.
There are few skills or qualifications required. You will need to have a full and clean driving licence. A knowledge of the local area is a great advantage. You will process more orders and get meals quicker to customers if you have used a sat nav and not got lost on the way and wasted time reading a map or asking for directions.
Follow us on Twitter:
Burnt Vengeance - How will a dying patient in a hospice take his revenge? What are his final wishes and what will his solicitor reveal when she reads out his Last Will and Testament?
5-star author C.G. Buswell brings another story from his dark, tempestuous mind. Burnt Vengeance will have you screaming for the light and grappling with your imagination as you try to quell your fear.
There are some down sides to being a takeaway driver. You may have to deal with impolite and rude people. Some may have had a few drinks, and on an empty stomach this enhances the bad effects of alcohol. You should discuss with your employer how such situations are to be handled and what the company policy is. You should also discuss the company policy for non payers. For example what happens if you take a pizza to a house and the person in the home takes the meal, closes the door without paying and refuses to answer your knocks and door bell rings.
Delivery Driver Jobs
Another down side is that you are doing unsocial hours, usually from 5pm until 1am. You may have to go to areas that you would not consider going to and may have to walk past undesirable people to get to the location, especially in areas of high density housing like flats and housing estates. Some get a mobile phone to use in emergencies to contact the police and some companies provide walkie talkies. This has the advantage of being able to talk live to the restaurant for directions, to warn them of any potential trouble and to get an update on your location. You will be seen to be carrying money and could be a target for muggers.
It can be done full time or part time. It would suit someone who is free in the evenings so could be done on top of a day job or for those who do not need much sleep. Though do not be tempted to drive when tired. It would also suit someone who likes to work when their partner is home from their day job and can care for the children. It would also suit retired people like those who drove a bus or taxi who are especially valued by companies because they have local route knowledge. It could also suit University or college students who need income whilst still being able to attend classes during the day.
Other pages of interest are our Test Drive Cars page and the Put Adverts On Your Car And Get Paid article.
If you like this page and would like to easily share it with your friends and family please use the social buttons below:
If this has not answered your questions or you need some more advice then please e-mail me. I would also welcome any advice to increase the information to make it more useful to others. I would also appreciate it if you were to send our link to your friends, forums and social media.
Automatically add us to your favourites folder - Bookmark Us. We update weekly with new earning opportunities.
» Cash Back
» Mystery Shopping
» Test Products
» Customer Complaints - How To Complain About Bad Service
» DVD Rental By Post
» Cat Food and Coupons
» Dog Food Samples
» Books Sent To You
» Cinema Ticket
» Shampoo Samples By Mail
» Old Used Clothes
» Flowers And Plants From Your Garden
» Kleeneze Reviews
» Kleeneze Cleaning Products
» Business Opportunity - Work For Yourself
» Delivering Catalogues
» Commission Advice
» Kleeneze Questions and Answers
» Make Up - Join Avon as a Representative
» Betterware Distributor
» Body Shop Consultants Care - Beauty Parties
» Partylite Candles
» Hampers Park Company
» Pampered Chef Company Consultant Party Planning
» Old Mobile Phones
» Photographs To Magazines And Newspapers
» Cosmetic Virgin Vie Make Up
Out And About
» Put Adverts On Your Car
» Deliver Leaflets Flyer Drop
» Dog Walking
» Fast Food Delivery Driver
» House Sitting
» Freelance Interpreter - Translation Employment
» Teaching Night School Adult Classes
» Report Crime For Rewards
» Strawberry Picking
» Test Drive
» Low Interest Debt Consolidation Loans