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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.
Slough Shopmobility to shut by Christmas

Slough Shopmobility to shut by Christmas

Dec 11 at 3:57pm
A Shopmobility scheme based in Slough is to close its doors by the end of the year after announcing it is unable to meet its £10,000 running costs.
Ableworld sets up shop in Southport

Ableworld sets up shop in Southport

Dec 11 at 3:23pm
Ableworld, the UK’s leading mobility company, has announced the opening of its latest store in Southport by local businessman Barry Pearson, who secured a joint venture deal with Ableworld back in 2014.
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.
Christmas order deadline from Topro

Christmas order deadline from Topro

Dec 07 at 10:54am
With Christmas around the corner, Topro has released its Christmas order deadlines to ensure that all its retailers complete any orders with enough time to secure delivery before the Christmas break.
New chair's stand out success at OT Show

New chair's stand out success at OT Show

Dec 07 at 10:20am
Bespoke seating specialists Repose Furniture says this year's OT Show has been a huge success as the company unveiled the latest addition to its healthcare range, the Boston.
GUEST BLOG: Home gadgets that can improve the lives of the mobility impaired

GUEST BLOG: Home gadgets that can improve the lives of the mobility impaired

Dec 06 at 2:42pm
A stairlift is installed at the bottom of a flight of stairs to remove the need to climb up and down the steps. When on uncertain feet or wobbly legs, a straight stairlift is a Godsend because it provides a comfortable seat to strap into and then use a remote-control system to go up (or down) the stairs without exerting yourself.
wheelAIR’s young CEO wins Entrepreneur of the Year

wheelAIR’s young CEO wins Entrepreneur of the Year

Dec 06 at 10:52am
Corien Staels, CEO of Staels Design and MSc Graduate from the Glasgow University, has won Entrepreneur of the Year at Glasgow University's Knowledge Exchange and Engagement Conference for her  wheelAIR innovation.
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.
 
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