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Nimbus Appoints New Director of Partnerships & Development

We are excited to announce that Mark Briggs will soon be joining Nimbus leading on the next phase in the evolution of the Access Card and other exciting programmes. Mark will take up the role of Director of Partnerships and Development later in June. The phenomenal success of Nimbus and the incredible expansion of the […]

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PIONEERING COMPANY RUN BY DISABLED PEOPLE WINS QUEEN’S AWARD 

Nimbus, a company run by disabled people to help tens of thousands of their peers have better access to entertainment venues, has won a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise.  The company which only has four employees created the bespoke Access Card under the leadership of Martin Austin, who has been an amputee since his diagnosis […]

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We’re recruiting a new Non-Executive Director.

Be instrumental in leading change for Disabled people on a national and international level.  If you have director-level experience or working in a role where you can utilise your skills and experience to lead and broker expansion, then Nimbus may be the place where you can truly make a lifetime of difference. Nimbus Disability, the […]

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Access Card online system now free for all venues, events and ticket offices

Nimbus Disability, the company behind the Access Card scheme for disabled customers, now offers its groundbreaking card validation system completely free of charge to venues. Nimbus launched its Access Card in 2014, meaning D/deaf and disabled customers can easily and discreetly give information to providers about the sort of needs they have.  Access requirements are […]

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Changing Places Consultation

Proposals to require Changing Places Toilets in stadia, sports and leisure facilities Last summer, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) consulted on increasing the provision of large, well-equipped disabled toilets, known as Changing Places Toilets. Although that website at that link says the consultation has closed, the background documents are available there and […]

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Naidex 46: Aspiring for a Better Future of Independent Living

Naidex is Europe’s most established event dedicated to the disability and independent living industries, taking place this 17th & 18th of March. Showcasing the latest innovations in mobility, care, rehab, assistive technology, accessible design and more, the show brings together visitors into the halls of Birmingham’s NEC for two days of opportunities, innovation, discovery and […]

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Martin Austin awarded MBE in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Martin Austin, Managing Director of Nimbus Disability and creator of the Access Card scheme has been named in the New Years Honours list for Accessibility in the Tourism and Entertainment Sector . Martin created Nimbus, a Derby-based Social Enterprise in 2006 as a way to generate additional income for the sister Charity Disability Direct and […]

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Nimbus / AC MD reinvited to Judge Great British High Street Awards

For the second year running the Midlands-based Disability Consultancy and Social Enterprise has been asked to join the judging panel for the Great British High Street Awards. The Great British High Street Awards 2019, run by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in partnership with Visa and backed by other supporters, recognises and […]

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Disability Equality Training: Venue Hippodrome Casino

Disability Equality Training: New Date 28th May 10 – 1 Hippodrome Casino, Leicester Square, London £200 per head – limited places available Nimbus Disability is known for great training experiences tailored to professional businesses; to help you when it comes to aiming your services to disabled people, we offer the UK’s leading consultancy service with our training […]

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Blue Badge changes – what you need to know

Later this year the qualification criteria for Blue Badges are changing and this could have a big impact on your parking infrastructure The qualification criteria are moving away in August 2019 from being solely based on physical ability to walk and have been expanded to cover people with mental health issues, Learning Difficulties and other […]

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