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 […]


Tedx: The Purple Pound

I was recently incredibly privileged to be asked to be involved in my local Tedx Event. I do a lot of public speaking but this one got me spooked! I had to condense 15 years of experience and a typical days worth of training into a single 10 minute session. Thats a lot of conceptual […]

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University becomes first ‘CredAble’ Employer

University is awarded the first ever CredAble Employer Mark The University of Derby was presented this week with a CredAble Employer Mark – the first to be awarded to any organisation in the UK. The CredAble Employer Mark, part of CredAbility: the Quality Assurance Programme for Disabled People, is an in depth audit of employment […]

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The Access Card

Access card in active use at the 2015 Download concert in conjunction with Live Nation one of the biggest Entertainment companies in the UK (Photo courtesy Nimbus Disability) “I have limited mobility but do not use a wheelchair. Sometimes my disability is not immediately obvious and I often have to experience embarrassing situations where I have […]

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Nimbus and the Extra Costs Commission

Independent inquiry into extra costs for disabled people Launched in July 2014, The Extra Costs Commission has spent the last year exploring the extra costs faced by disabled people and their families. Disabled people and their families should be able to live, learn, work and get involved in their communities without facing a financial penalty. […]

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Feedback from our Evidencing Disability Worshops

We have now completed another Evidencing Disability Workshop and I wanted to take stock of how well they’re working and how well they’re meeting the needs of the delegates. So far we’ve had a mixture of delegates representing Premiership and Championship League Football Clubs and Theatres. The session I have personally enjoyed the most was the one […]