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Behind the scenes of the UK’s most accessible hotel

10 September 2021 by

Here is a behind the scenes look at some of the access features of Hotel Brooklyn, which this week won the Accessibility Award at the 2021 Cateys and has experienced unprecedented demand for its accessible rooms since opening.

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Cateys 2021: Accessibility Award: Hotel Brooklyn

08 September 2021 by

The ethos of ‘accessibility for all’ has been at the heart and centre of the operation at Hotel Brooklyn in Manchester, ever since the 189-bedroom property opened its doors on 14 February 2020.

Can Covid-19 vaccinations be a condition of employment? Advice

Can Covid-19 vaccinations be a condition of employment?

25 March 2021 by

Compulsory vaccination may seem like a reasonable safety solution, but employers will need to be careful[...]

Toilet toolkit launched to support better access for all genders News

Toilet toolkit launched to support better access for all genders

24 March 2021 by

Nightlife safety campaign Good Night Out and LGBT+ anti-violence charity Galop have published a toolkit to[...]

One in three disabled people say British hotels do not meet accessibility needs News

One in three disabled people say British hotels do not meet accessibility needs

22 March 2021 by

Almost a third (32%) of disabled people in the UK said British hotels in which they[...]

Cateys 2020: Accessibility Award – Cottage in the Dales Profiles

Cateys 2020: Accessibility Award – Cottage in the Dales

22 November 2020 by

Cottage in the Dales provides what it describes as a ‘Distinctly Dales’ experience across three Grade[...]

Artist highlights accessibility issues with awkward, uncomfortable and vexing hotel room News

Artist highlights accessibility issues with awkward, uncomfortable and vexing hotel room

20 December 2019

Artist Christopher Samuel has designed a hotel room that is awkward, uncomfortable and vexing to highlight an “extreme lack of understanding” around accessibility.

Minute on the Clock: Patrick Sheehan Profiles

Minute on the Clock: Patrick Sheehan

27 September 2019

Honoured in July with the Accessibility Award at the 2019 Cateys, the management team at London’s Royal Lancaster Hotel have been praised for their forward-thinking approach when it comes to accessible design. We spoke with project communications manager Patrick Sheehan[...]

Government to recruit food and drink disability champion Restaurant

Government to recruit food and drink disability champion

03 December 2018

The government is to recruit a food and drink disability champion to raise awareness of accessibility issues in restaurants and pubs

Further details of Blue Badge Access Awards revealed Foodservice

Further details of Blue Badge Access Awards revealed

19 October 2018

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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