Why Should a Business Have an Access Audit?

Why Should a Business Have an Access Audit? It won’t cost the earth to have an access audit performed for your business but it could make a world of difference to your disabled staff and customers. An audit of your… Continue Reading Why Should a Business Have an Access Audit?

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How to choose an Inclusive Design and Access Consultant – a checklist

Here are some questions to ask yourself when selecting an access consultant: Is your consultant on the National Register of Access Consultants (NRAC)? The NRAC comprises appropriately qualified and experienced access consultants and auditors who have demonstrated their expertise in access matters to… Continue Reading How to choose an Inclusive Design and Access Consultant – a checklist

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A new Part M following the Housing Standards Review

As many will now be aware, the Housing Standards Review has resulted in a new Part M in relation to dwellings. There are now three options for accessibility standards known as M4(1), M4(2) and M4(3);  the applicable level will be decided by… Continue Reading A new Part M following the Housing Standards Review

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Tales from the Far Side

I’m a wheelchair user and that means I’m often obliged to get into places through the back door because there’s no step-free front entrance. Most of the time I’m frustrated and annoyed at having to use a separate door that’s usually on… Continue Reading Tales from the Far Side

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