Hundreds of thousands of people across the UK rely on Access to Work, the government scheme that helps people with disabilities into the workplace. It was set up so that businesses could have adapted equipment for their employees, assist with carers or PA’s and pays for transport for people with mobility issues to and from… Continue reading Access to Work not suitable for the workplace.
The Grumpy Gits Podcast have signed a exclusive sponsorship deal with The Disability Expo that will be held in Excel London to Celebrate and Launch Disability Pride Month. The Grumpy Gits Launched just over a year ago the podcast has been a massive success with over 4 million views. The company behind Disability expo is… Continue reading The Grumpy Gits sign MASSIVE podcast sponsorship deal with Disability Expo.
The Grumpy Gits For those who are living in a hole The Grumpy Gits Podcast is the largest independent disability podcast in the world. Presented by soon-to-be Academy Award winning actor Adam Pearson, Ability Access founder and disability campaigner Simon Sansome, PDA Dad champion Duncan Casburn and Chris Leasmith, who will come round your house and rearrange your cutlery drawer. The podcast started… Continue reading The grumpiest disability podcast that’s had over 4 million views.
Back in 1996 I watched the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games which was opened by the then Bill Clinton. The Paralympic Games followed which were opened by the Vice President Al Gore. I remember as a teenager sitting there with my sister asking who is Al Gore? And why wasn’t the President opening the… Continue reading Seven times Paralympian gold medalist achievements undermined by media.
Snowball App A new app called Snowball which has just been released on Apple and Android devices is throwing out some very interesting data regarding disabled access. Snowball visited Loughborough stores last week and carried out access visits to hundreds of places in the town centre this included estate agents, restaurants, banks, building societies, coffee shops, takeaways, casinos, charity shops and other… Continue reading Almost half of disabled customers would not return to Loughborough stores due to access issues.