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The 'disruptive' businesses trying to crack the disability market

The disability market is worth billions of pounds - and companies are coming up with ever more "disruptive" ways to break into it reports BBC News.

Sandcastle Waterpark Blackpool awarded the Changing Places People’s Award

Sandcastle Waterpark Blackpool has been awarded the Changing Places People’s Award for most popular Changing Places Toilet Facilities in the UK from more than 800 facility providers.

Disability Living Allowance is ending - can you apply for Personal Independence Payment instead?

If you need help with care or mobility costs, you used to get DLA. But now the Government wants you to claim a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) instead reports the Daily Mirror.

Charities slam Tories for forcing through disability benefit cuts despite House of Lords defeat

MPs voted 306-279 to cut Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) by £30 a week - ignoring peers and a Tory backbencher reports the Daily Mirror.

Dyslexic Starbucks supervisor demoted after making mistakes with paperwork wins disability discrimination claim

Starbucks has lost a disability discrimination case brought by a severely dyslexic supervisor who kept making mistakes with paperwork reports the Daily Mail.

Calls for probe into alleged disability discrimination at school after nearly 30 pupils expelled

The number of children excluded from a school accused of disability discrimination is now nearing 30, a meeting has been told, reports ITV News.

Disabled customer wins York Barbican legal challenge

A DISABLED customer has won a landmark legal battle over ‘discriminatory’ ticket pricing policies at York Barbican reports the York Press.

The Government may be about to scrap one of its harshest disability benefit cuts

David Cameron and the DWP have both declined to say whether the ESA WRAG cuts will go ahead reports the Independent

Lords defeat for ministers over disability benefit cuts

The government has been defeated in the Lords over plans to cut the benefits of people with illness and disabilities.

Employment and Support Allowance should not be cut - campaigners

Disability groups have written an open letter to Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith, urging him to abandon planned cuts to a key benefit.

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