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Retail stats for November prove promising

Retail stats for November prove promising

Dec 15 at 2:05am
Retail statistics released by the Office for National Statistics in November suggest that November proved relatively positive for retailers across the UK.
Speech disorder screening app receives £150,000 funding

Speech disorder screening app receives £150,000 funding

Dec 11 at 11:42am
A first-of-its-kind app to help detect developmental language disorders in children quickly and cost-effectively has received £150,000 in funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the research arm of the NHS, to help bring it to market.
Battery manufacturer questions Government's industrial strategy

Battery manufacturer questions Government's industrial strategy

Dec 07 at 4:23pm
Is the Government's industrial strategy failing an ageing population and missing a key component when investing in new products aimed at improving independent living? Neil Oliver, Technical Marketing Manager of Accutronics shares his thoughts.
CMA calls for urgent action across the UK care home market

CMA calls for urgent action across the UK care home market

Dec 06 at 9:59am
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for urgent reform following its extensive review of whether the residential care homes sector is working well for people and their families.
New Report highlights the retail opportunities of the B-Warm

New Report highlights the retail opportunities of the B-Warm

Nov 17 at 9:28am
Sales and interest in the B-Warm heated seat cover are expected to rise following a Technical Evaluation by the National Energy Action (NEA), presenting an opportunity for retailers.
Research reveals wheelchair users' experiences sourcing first wheelchair

Research reveals wheelchair users' experiences sourcing first wheelchair

Nov 16 at 9:39am
A recent report commissioned by spinal cord injury charity Back Up has released concerning criticism relating to the experiences of those getting their first wheelchair.
How well do you understand the mobility market?

How well do you understand the mobility market?

Nov 16 at 10:29am
Insightful new research focusing solely on the mobility market has been released for free and is a must-read for retailers looking to reach new customers and manufacturers looking to build brand loyalty.
DEALER ALERT: Drive DeVilbiss container stolen

DEALER ALERT: Drive DeVilbiss container stolen

Nov 16 at 9:29am
Dealers are being urged to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity relating to Drive DeVilbiss's Envoy 8mph mobility scooters following the theft of a container from a secure container compound.
Are retailers unknowingly exposing employees to risks?

Are retailers unknowingly exposing employees to risks?

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. 
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

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.
 
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