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Insurer offers benefits to retailers to make mobility more accessible

Insurer offers benefits to retailers to make mobility more accessible

3 weeks ago, Apr 09 at 11:20am
Fish Insurance has unveiled a suite of benefits designed to give more benefits to the retailers they collaborate with. The benefits include insurance cover for high value mobility scooters, as well as the chance for dealers to offer a finance option to their customers.
Campaigners and Trades Association tackle airline mobility challenges

Campaigners and Trades Association tackle airline mobility challenges

3 weeks ago, Apr 06 at 9:46am
The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) has been working closely with campaigner Chris Wood, the Queen Elizabeth Foundation’s Graham Race and a number of airlines to help find solutions to the difficulties faced by those with mobility or disability needs when travelling by plane.
Advice for retailer's elderly customers as HMRC scammers sweep UK

Advice for retailer's elderly customers as HMRC scammers sweep UK

5 weeks ago, Mar 28 at 11:32am
Following the revelation that scammers claiming to be from HMRC have been successfully targeting the elderly in the UK, a leading tax expert has issued advice to help the public stay safe
Organisations come together to tackle scooter safety at Naidex

Organisations come together to tackle scooter safety at Naidex

Mar 23 at 9:33am
Fish Insurance will help to tackle the rising number of scooter-related accidents at this year’s Naidex by hosting a Mobility Scooter Safety Assessment Track, working with partners TPG Disabled Aids and Kymco Healthcare.
Report suggests 19% of wheelchair users have unmet housing needs in Scotland

Report suggests 19% of wheelchair users have unmet housing needs in Scotland

Mar 22 at 9:31am
A new report has revealed that over 17,200 wheelchair users living in Scotland do not have a suitable home for their needs, with this unmet need predicted to rise by 80% by 2024.
REPORT: Need-to-know statistics about disability in the UK released

REPORT: Need-to-know statistics about disability in the UK released

Mar 21 at 9:15am
A new report by the Papworth Trust has provided an overview of the most recent facts and figures relating to disability in the UK - a must-read for both manufacturers and retailers in the industry creating and supplying solutions for disabled people.
New assistive technology app is a ‘Welcome’ addition to Edinburgh Airport

New assistive technology app is a ‘Welcome’ addition to Edinburgh Airport

Mar 15 at 9:20am
A new assistive technology app developed by Neatebox has been adopted by Edinburgh Airport to help provide assistance to people with reduced mobility and hidden disabilities.
Clinical specialist adds expertise to new Seating & Positioning training course

Clinical specialist adds expertise to new Seating & Positioning training course

Mar 14 at 11:34am
Invacare is launching a new course to its 2018 Invacademy training programme, the Invacare Seating & Positioning course. The first course will be co-presented by Sharon Sutherland PT, MISCP,  MNAPTA and Owner/Manager of Seating Solutions LLC.
eFOLDi crowdfunding campaign closes at over £1,000,000

eFOLDi crowdfunding campaign closes at over £1,000,000

Mar 12 at 9:20am
eFOLDi, a new mobility vehicle aiming to disrupt the current mobility scooter market, has ended its crowdfunding campaign, raising £1,146,200 from 773 investors, exceeding its original target by over 200%. The company is now looking for regional dealers to work with across the UK.
300-year-old family business wins Life Science Award for Innovation

300-year-old family business wins Life Science Award for Innovation

Mar 07 at 10:00am
Salts Healthcare has won the Medilink West Midlands Award for ‘Innovation’ and is now in the national finals to be named one of the most forward-thinking medical and healthcare companies in the UK.
 
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