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Mobility company management face sentencing after aggressive selling tactics

Mobility company management face sentencing after aggressive selling tactics

3 days ago, Nov 14 at 11:01am
Senior management and staff at Peterborough firm Life Comfort Products have admitted to using aggressive sales techniques to elderly residents with mobility issues at Peterborough Crown Court. Six members of staff, as well as the firm itself, will be sentenced at the Court on Monday, January  8th 2018.
Are retailers unknowingly exposing employees to risks?

Are retailers unknowingly exposing employees to risks?

4 days ago, Nov 13 at 10:03am
A specialist provider of Compliance, Technical, and Safety training has warned retailers that their employees could be exposed to risk in confined spaces without realising it. 
NHS trusts to be ranked in 'procurement league table’

NHS trusts to be ranked in 'procurement league table’

1 week ago, Nov 10 at 4:19pm
A new initiative announced by the Department of Health will rank hospital based on the amount they procure goods and services in a new league table.
Over half of council tax to be spent on social care by 2020

Over half of council tax to be spent on social care by 2020

1 week ago, Nov 10 at 3:48pm
New analysis claims almost 60p in every £1 that people pay in council tax may have to be spent caring for children and adults by 2020, leaving increasingly less to fund other services, like fixing potholes, cleaning streets and running leisure centres and libraries.
University turns attention to mobility scooter training

University turns attention to mobility scooter training

1 week ago, Nov 10 at 9:32am
A new project by Nottingham Trent University aims to provide mobility scooter users with an in-depth video for how to safely operate the vehicles following a rising trend in the number of users and the number of accidents.
Government-backed finance for SMEs encourages exporting

Government-backed finance for SMEs encourages exporting

3 weeks ago, Nov 02 at 1:16pm
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has recently announced that small businesses can now access government-backed export finance directly from their banks in efforts to boost UK trade.
Number of fatal scooter accidents on the rise

Number of fatal scooter accidents on the rise

4 weeks ago, Oct 23 at 10:24am
Statistics from the Department of Transport reveal the number of deaths in 2016 resulting from mobility scooter accidents was 14, whilst the number of serious accidents was 61.
New NHS Wheelchair Service for Milton Keynes

New NHS Wheelchair Service for Milton Keynes

Oct 16 at 10:41am
AJM Healthcare has opened a brand new integrated wheelchair service for NHS patients in Milton Keynes.
CTSI releases guide applying to second-hand scooter sales

CTSI releases guide applying to second-hand scooter sales

Oct 06 at 12:55pm
A new guide aimed at used car traders by Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is also applicable to the sale of second-hand scooters confirmed the Institute.
Is bureaucracy to blame for bed-blocking?

Is bureaucracy to blame for bed-blocking?

Oct 05 at 4:01pm
Angus Long, Owner of Impression Marketing, highlights how officialdom and bureaucracy in the NHS and county councils are is leading to bed-blocking and longer discharge times.
 
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