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Stiltz Lifts welcome former Army corporal as new brand ambassador

Stiltz Lifts are delighted to announce a former British Army corporal has agreed to become a brand ambassador for their range of home lifts. Josh Boggi, 30, who bought a wheelchair-friendly Stiltz Trio Home Lift in 2015, will act as a spokesperson for the domestic lift manufacturer and represent the business at both trade and consumer events. Josh served in Afghanistan and was injured in a bomb blast in 2010 which resulted in him losing both of his legs and his right arm. He was later fitted with life-changing prosthetic limbs and is now a professional sportsman. Josh, whose...

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Have you made reasonable adjustments?

By Mike Glynn, director of MG Retail Consulting The dictionary has three definitions for the word access: the act of approaching or entering, the condition of allowing entry especially to a building or room by wheelchairs and buggies etc. The right or privilege to approach, reach, enter or make use of something. In the 21st century, you would think that the access for disabled people was better than it actually is but here are some real experiences. Repeated stories like “the bus driver deliberately didn’t stop for me and looked me right in the eye letting me know he’d...

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Bournemouth’s new TGA Scooter Retailer, Lifestyle & Mobility, gets shoppers dancing in the aisles

Lifestyle and Mobility, a mobility product specialist and TGA scooter retailer, has successfully opened a new store in Bournemouth’s Sovereign Centre with the support of the Mayor, singers and dancing shoppers. This new store is the fourth to be opened by Lifestyle and Mobility since it began trading in 2002. Its network of retail outlets now includes stores at Potters Bar, Basildon, Southend-on-Sea and Bournemouth – all providing a considered selection of assistive products including quality TGA mobility scooters. As a top performing A-Class TGA retailer, Lifestyle and Mobility continues to provide reliable and trustworthy TGA scooters to people...

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thyssenkrupp Access Ltd. appoints Andrew Warbrick as Managing Director

Andrew joined thyssenkrupp Access in 2015 as Regional Sales Manager for the UK and Ireland and took on additional responsibility for the business in the Middle East and South East Asia in July 2016. His career has covered a number of different sectors, including a significant amount of time working in the elevator industry. Andrew commented: “I am delighted to be taking on the position of Managing Director at thyssenkrupp Access as we start a new chapter. Following two years with the business, I am now looking forward to leading the company forward with our strategy to become the...

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The May/Jun issue out now!

The May/June 2017 issue of TradePoint magazine is out now, read on to find out what’s in store this issue and how to get yourself a copy! Industry News: All the latest from the independent living sector Business Blogs: TradePoint’s top five business blogs from around the web Grow Your Business: Looking at the importance of USP and how you can nail it Top 10 Employment Law Myths: Lawyer Chloe Themistocleous dispels the top 10 employment law myths 60 Second Interview: We take a minute to talk to Sharon Saunders, Sales Manager of Jetmarine Ltd Meet the Manufacturer: We...

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