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High Street Accessibility

New research shows that access to the High Street for disabled people remains "slow", according to a new survey by DisabledGo. The most recent investigation from the not-for-profit disability organisa...

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Formula One style lifts could be available by the end of the year

The world may soon get the first passenger lift that is made out of composite materials. Unveiled by the Singapore Lift Company (SLC) on Wednesday (Jan 11), the lift, named "8", uses lightweight compo...

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Why shops are missing out on the purple pound

This was an interesting story on BBC Newsbeat just before Christmas, but is relevant all year round. In 2014 the purple pound was estimated to be £212bn and this has now risen to £249b. Ac...

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Goods Lifts can Improve Health and Safety in the Workplace

All employers are required to take steps to protect the health and safety of their staff whilst at work. Making sure there are safe systems in place to move items around the workplace in order to redu...

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Lifts for your home

Residential lifts are becoming increasingly popular, there are so many benefits to having one installed. They can add to the quality of life of people with physical limitations, as well as provide a p...

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Why do lifts have mirrors?

Here are a few theory’s surrounding this question, we will leave it up to you to decide the answer… Perception of speed The purpose is functional, but it’s psychological rather th...

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Disability Discrimination in Schools, Colleges and Universities

No university would wish to be found guilty of disability discrimination. It impacts on pupils and does lasting reputational damage both as an institution and as an integral part of the local com...

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First Impressions Last

Do your customers’ use a lift to access your business? If the answer is yes then that journey could be the first impression they have of you and your business. The National Elevator Industry, I...

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