Tag Archives: BATA

Breakthrough on VAT

Thanks to a ruling by HMRC, thousands of assistive technology systems will be free of VAT. Previously, only desktop systems with a processor, keyboard and monitor are available to be zero-rated. Mobile phones and computers will be zero-rated for VAT … Continue reading

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Assistive technology improves effectiveness in the workplace according to survey

A survey of workers and employers by the British Assistive Technology Association (BATA) has found that three quarters of employees who use assistive technology (AT) say it has improved their effectiveness at work, although employers could do more to promote … Continue reading

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iansyst response to BIS regarding DSA equipment provision

Author: Ian Litterick iansyst has submitted a response to the call for evidence from BIS about DSA equipment – BIS-DSA-equipment-call-for-evidence . The call appeared to suggest that all HE students are now expected to have a computer and therefore that a computer should … Continue reading

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Sayce Review: Submission from the British Assistive Technology Association

The Sayce Review is a public consultation run by Liz Sayce, CEO of RADAR (the disability charity). She is seeking views from all interested parties about the reforms to welfare for disabled people – specifically, the process for enabling disabled people … Continue reading

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