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Mission Accessible: Blue Badge Style Features In The Good Food Guide

Mission Accessible: Blue Badge Style Features In The Good Food Guide

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2013 12:29 GMT

Blue Badge Style founder, Fiona Jarvis, has been interviewed by the UK's leading restaurant guide, The Good Food Guide. In the interview, published to coincide with International Day of People with Disability, Fiona talked about the bugbears of less able diners, the ways to improve accessibility in restaurants and the aims of Blue Badge Style.

Blue Badge Style Chosen For A Share Of £275,000 Investment At The Pitch 2013

Blue Badge Style Chosen For A Share Of £275,000 Investment At The Pitch 2013

Press Releases   •   Sep 30, 2013 16:25 BST

Blue Badge Style founder, Fiona Jarvis, was one of many entrepreneurs who gathered in Bristol last Wednesday for the Pitch Live, a competition to find the country's best small businesses. Of the 46 small businesses to reach the final stage, seven were selected by investors as businesses they would be interested in supporting with a share of £275,000. Blue Badge Style was among these businesses.

Blue Badge Style Shortlisted For The Pitch - Britain's Biggest Small Business Competition

Blue Badge Style Shortlisted For The Pitch - Britain's Biggest Small Business Competition

Press Releases   •   Aug 09, 2013 13:14 BST

Blue Badge Style has made the shortlist for the Pitch 2013. The Pitch is the UK's biggest small business competition now in it's sixth year. It rewards up and coming small businesses for innovation and entrepreneurial excellence. Blue Badge Style has made it onto the shortlist of forty outstanding new businesses which will take part in the semi-finals of the competition.

Blue Badge Style Talk Accessible London At Digital Shoreditch: “Why Have I Got To Go To Court To Make Them Adhere To Regulations?”

Blue Badge Style Talk Accessible London At Digital Shoreditch: “Why Have I Got To Go To Court To Make Them Adhere To Regulations?”

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2013 12:03 BST

Blue Badge Style founder, Fiona Jarvis, talk at Digital Shoreditch where she spoke about the problems faced by the less-physically-able in London is now available online. She pointed to difficulties with public transport, building access and the general perception of less able people. Overall her message was that, although accessibility has come a long way, there is still a long way further to go.

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Petition Launched To Insist That Inaccessible Buildings With A Hospitality Use Retro-Fit Disabled Facilities

Petition Launched To Insist That Inaccessible Buildings With A Hospitality Use Retro-Fit Disabled Facilities

News   •   Jul 31, 2013 11:03 BST

Blue Badge Style have launched a petition which could mean that all buildings with hospitality functions are legally obliged to retro-fit disabled facilities. Although many, such as access consultant, David Bonnett, argue that the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act has "gone a long way in dispensing with the physical barriers that we had hitherto thought to be inevitable", more needs to be done.

Blue Badge Style At Digital Shoreditch - The Value of the Blue £ & Accessibility in London

News   •   Jul 09, 2013 12:17 BST

The Blue £ is £80 Bn pa in the UK, $220Bn in the USA. But there are accessibility issues that prevent people with disabilities spending money. See the video and attached PDF

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Accessible London & The Value of People With Disabilities to the UK Economy

Blog posts   •   Jul 08, 2013 12:17 BST

Presentation at Digital Shoreditch on how accessible is London? Also examining the barriers to 'inclusion' & the value of people with disabilities to the economy both in spending power and the workplace.