This is a blog we collaborated on for Centre of Ageing Better………..It explains why a disabled and ageing market  should be top of the sales/buying agenda for retailers: Throughout history, disabilities have been stigmatised. A lack of understanding and awareness has meant that disabled people have been treated differently or discriminated against which can have…

March Madness free online festival featuring some of the most innovative disabled and non-disabled artists March Madness is a free to attend music festival taking place this Spring Equinox on the 20th March 2021. The online festival will feature an array of disabled and non-disabled music artists, thought leaders, comedians and poets. It’s free so…

How to make your venue more accessible (and why you should) Is your venue accessible to disabled customers? Here are the steps to improve accessibility so you can welcome in everyone In these testing Covid-19 times, can you afford to miss out on business from ‘Purple Pound’ – disabled – customers? Fiona Jarvis, co-founder of…

Whilst The Blue Badge Access Awards are on hold during the Covid 19 Pandemic, you can still nominate your favourite accessible venue for an award, please do so here. We also call on designers and architects to examine and improve the accessibility of buildings when they have time on their hands in ‘lock down’. Imagine…

The 2019 Blue Badge Access Awards held on 7th October attracted some notable press: iNews Concentrated on the Ludicrous Loo Award won by the Beachside Grill at the Sands Hotel, Saunton. Used as a cleaning cupboard as well as a toilet. They’ve promised to better so if anyone goes there please report back! Scottish Field…

Accessibility Championed at Inaugural Blue Badge Access Awards 7th Oct 2019  The inaugural Blue Badge Access Awards were held at The Langham London with the support of charity Leonard Cheshire Disability. Thirteen winners were awarded on the basis of celebrating thoughtful and stylish inclusive design and business practices across the world. This year’s winners included…

The Blue Badge Access Awards are  here and judging is underway find out who wins in the Accessibility with Style stakes…………… The Blue Badge Access Awards are celebrating exceptional approaches to accessibility and inclusive design across the world. Join us on the 7th October, 7pm, to celebrate venues and organisations, from across the globe, that welcome…

For too long, catering for people with disabilities has been a matter of complying with regulation – eliminating the risk of fines or damage to a brand’s reputation. But businesses are waking up, and we’ve created a platform for this change. The Blue Badge Access Awards is a global initiative, officially launching this year on May…

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