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Opening Quote: Taxi for Uber’s UK boss!

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Taxi for Uber’s UK boss! FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Matthew Vincent, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here. Have you ever dreaded a meeting so much that you wished you could just resign instead and not have to go? This is not the reason why Uber’s UK boss has quit, ahead of the taxi app’s crunch meeting with London’s transport regulators later today. But Jo Bertram, who resigned a few weeks ago to seek new challenges, might recognise the feeling. And feel the relief.She will now not have to accompany Uber’s new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi as he tries to persuade Transport for London boss Mike Brown that the US group can change and become a “fit and proper operator” – avoiding the loss of its operating license in the capital.As head

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