Mobility

Actual Rocketboots Hit Kickstarter

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

If there's one thing that the modern world is good at, it's inventing ways to avoid doing even the basic amount of exercise that humans require in ord...

Top 10 Learnings from Designs of the Year 2014

Jonathan Hall | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK
Jonathan Hall

The Designs of the Year awards and exhibition at London's Design Museum offers plenty of food for thought for marketers.

Guide Dogs Call for New Law to Make Streets Safer

Emily Davison | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Emily Davison

Leading UK Charity Guide Dogs for the Blind Association UK founded in 1934, providing mobility and support for sight impaired and severely sight impaired people; have recently been working towards creating new laws and legislations that enable citizens with sight loss and mobility needs to live independent lives.

Working Abroad: Don't Let Your Degree Get in the Way of Your Education

Clare Dyckhoff | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Dyckhoff

In my Graduation ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor of Durham University urged myself and my fellow gown-clothed peers 'Don't let your degree get in the way of your education' and he is right. Having a degree here isn't a requirement, but it gives me encouragement.

The Sound of Music

Elaine Benton | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

As ridiculous as this sounds, we started dancing around the lounge and kitchen, to the loud music and our uninhibited cavorting instantly lightened our mood. Moving to music is not only fun but highly beneficial, freeing up those stiff rigid joints and an excellent cardiovascular workout.

Getting City Commuters Out of Their Car and Into the Air - SkyTran Is the Future of Urban Transport

Intelligence Squared | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

Traffic is too heavy. Rush hour is too long. Highways are too narrow and byways too slight. Our roads are congested, backed-up, over-crowded, and bumper to crash-proof bumper... The urban environment as we once knew it is gone.

The Perfect Storm

Gary Calcott | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Tech
Gary Calcott

Until recently, the idea of mobility has been as noteworthy as a grey cloud on the horizon. It's there - and may bring rain in the future - but right now it's nothing to worry about. The outlook is now decidedly different for the development community; the distant cloud that has been lingering on the horizon is fast looking overhead.

The Power and the Majesty of Social Care Reform

Patrick Stannah | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Politics
Patrick Stannah

Reform of adult social care has been in the political limelight for many years. This latest announcement makes a firm and very welcome commitment to addressing an age-old issue - but it also opens a floodgate of challenges and fierce debate which will test our government to the limit.

The Death of Childhood

Emily Buchanan | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Buchanan

At a time when we desperately need children to be environmentally educated, their understanding of biodiversity is being outsourced to digital media. To deprive them of the innocence of outdoor play is to jeopardise the fragile future of our environment.

How Things Are Moving for Professional Mobility

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Freedom of movement is one of the EU's fundamental rights; however professional mobility is being held back by the lack of simple and clear rules governing the recognition of qualifications.

The Summer of Sport a Turning Point in British Work Culture?

Peter Boucher | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Boucher

As this fantastic sporting summer draws to a close, there has been a lot of talk about legacies. As well as lifting the public mood and, hopefully, bringing about a "fitter" nation, this summer's sporting events may have also had a dramatic impact on the business world.

For Each Individual Denied The Correct Wheelchair, That's A Person That Cannot Fulfill Their Potential

George Fielding | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Politics
George Fielding

Hats off to Lord Coe and Sir Philip Craven, London 2012 has been a sporting triumph but as an objective to make day to day life for disabled people that little bit easier, we've got a way to go. When the athletes leave the stadium and courts, and the applause has died down - it's up to all of us to pick up the baton and champion the rights of disabled people for every day inclusion.

Private Schools vs State Schools: A Student's Riposte to Murray and O'Farrell

Tom Davies | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Davies

At present, state education does not match up to private schools in terms of academic provision. Until they do, parents who are lucky enough to be able to make the choice must make a value judgment. However, once you've made your choice, don't let your decision distort your take on reality à la Murray and O'Farrell.

New Badges To Crackdown On Disabled Parking Abuse

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

Measures to crack down on drivers who abuse the disabled parking system will come into force from 1 January, the government announced today. They w...