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ABILITY NEEDS


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ABILITY NEEDS


Contents


3 Motoring and Mobility - Featuring the latest vehicles and products available in the mobility marketplace


18 Tanni’s View - Baroness Grey-Thompson DBE – Tanni wonders how seriously some people are treating the COVID-19 pandemic, how it has shown how home working is more achievable than previously thought and how it is affecting sport


24 Eddie Peacock - The lottery ticket … Is it all a lottery? - Eddie points out that everybody pulling together and helping each other, particularly the vulnerable, through these tough times will be more beneficial than winning £50 million


27 Holidays - With holidays looking unlikely to be achievable in the near future there is plenty of time to plan ahead


34 Industry Insight - Time to end the unaccountable ‘fat cats’ on the public purse – Angus discusses public sector high executive pay and highlights disastrous outcomes such as major overspends and loss of lives


43 Tea Break - Take a break and put your knowledge to the test


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