Derby Telegraph
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The Bank of Mum and Dad is open for business, and sadly for all involved, is apparently thriving.The number of first-time buyers needing loans from their parents to get a first foot on the property ladder has reached an all-time high, according to research from the Social Mobility Commission, despite those buying their first home being older than you might expect.In the last 25 years or so, home ownership among the 25-29 year old age group has plummeted from 63% in 1990 to 31%. For those who are...
Autocar
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For those with mobility problems, the autonomous car could revolutionise their lives A new study by the SMMT has found that almost half of people with mobility disabilities will benefit from autonomous cars Half of mobility-limited people and six in ten overall would have a higher quality of life with an autonomous and connected vehicle, a new study conducted by the SMMT has shown. 71% of respondents aged between 17 and 24 saw autonomous cars bringing improvement to their lives – the most positive demographic – although the general population was 56% positive overall. This still leaves 44% not feeling positive. However, trust of the public is often cited as a barrier-to-entry for autonomous cars . The two largest stress-relieving attractions for those surveyed were autonomous braking and self-diagnosis of faults, although the main benefit of those surveyed was the comparative ease of going out; 49% of those with mobility-related disabilities said that an autonomous car would allow them to leave the house more often.
Fast Company
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Neighborhoods segregated by income are associated with lower economic mobility , and researchers who have studied the phenomenon say that better transportation is part of the solution. Conversely, the shift to more ride hailing might mean that higher-income families are more willing to move to suburbs that are further away; this would be bad because the less that low-income families are exposed to more successful ones, the less likely it becomes that poor children make it into another income bracket. The choices that cities make now in policy could determine whether the outcome is positive. For example, to ensure that lower-income residents can use ride hailing to reach jobs in different neighborhoods, cities may need to require companies like Uber to offer alternate ways to hail or pay for a ride for people who cant afford a smartphone.
Fast Company
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Neighborhoods segregated by income are associated with lower economic mobility , and researchers who have studied the phenomenon say that better transportation is part of the solution. Conversely, the shift to more ridehailing might mean that higher-income families are more willing to move to suburbs that are further away; this would be bad because the less that low-income families are exposed to more successful ones, the less likely it becomes that poor children make it into another income bracket. The choices that cities make now in policy could determine whether the outcome is positive. For example, to ensure that lower-income residents can use the ridehailing to reach jobs in different neighborhoods, cities may need to require companies like Uber to offer alternate ways to hail or pay for a ride for people who cant afford a smartphone.
BMW Blog
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BBC Parliament
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They hope odds are PIP has the minister has said is that the award is based on the how the condition affects day-to-day life. It is based on that, not on their diagnosis. It is based on their needs and consequent costs. I am happy to give way. I thank the honourable lady. Does she agree with me that for the Government to suggest that mobility impairment caused by psychological issues are.
BBC Parliament
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startled me when I have been through Pip assessments myself if the generalist nature of the assessors. They are expected to be experts on mental and physical health and mobility, and it is not possible in my opinion. There needs to be some kind of triaging. I bear that out from my experience in my local office. Research suggests that 71% of respondents.
BBC Parliament
19 hours
I would also like to say we have a number of local residents concerned about those with mental health issues having access to the higher rate mobility allowance. This has probably had the unintended consequences, and this is where I would take my write's advice, of young people, post-transition, not being able to have young people, post-transition, not.
BBC Parliament
19 hours
They have said people with cognitive impairments can still qualify, which may well be the case. But that is a different group of people. These changes explicitly carve out people whose mobility impairment arises from psychological distress. Was that the original intention? The right honourable member for Basingstoke, on the 7th of February 2012, I think she was the predecessor.
BBC Parliament
19 hours
but two to the honourable member for North Swindon, she said this. When considering entitlement to both weights of the mobility component, we will take into account ability to plan and follow a journey in addition to physical ability to get around. Importantly, she said, Pip is designed to assess barriers individual face, not make a judgment based on their impairment. That is a clear statement.
BBC Parliament
19 hours
analysis produced by the Department tellers that the current caseload, 143,000 people would have had their current mobility of what the dues to zero if they had been made under the new regulations. At other 21,000, with Irvine it reduced. This is not a minor or insignificant cut, it is a substantial one affecting a large amount of people. Table six in the assessment held.
BBC Parliament
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BBC Parliament
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friend clearly there is something about the new regulations. I do as well. Those with psychological illness cannot now qualify for renowned mobility because activity 11E only attracts a certain number of points. This is clearly a cut by the Government. They should.
BBC Parliament
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just fess up. The Secretary of State did tell us at the beginning that no body would see their current benefit being cut. It is now accepted by ministers that that statement was incorrect. I just want to read one paragraph, paragraph four. "In The table in part three ( mobility activities ), in relation to activity one ( planning and following journeys.
BBC Parliament
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in this study, switching from DLA to PIP met a more positive financial outcome and that is welcome. Members opposite have accused the Government of betraying people with mental health conditions. The Government is spending £11.4 billion on mental health this year alone. There are more people with mental health conditions receiving enhanced PIP daily living and mobility rates that were previously getting the equivalent under DLA
BBC Parliament
19 hours
Government's presentation of the change. It is clear the version from the state of names from the legislation in 2012 which was intended to award in hands mobility component if a person's mobility is severely limited by their physical or mental condition. Essentially the Government is intended to try and spin their way out of this, by stigmatising those with severe mental health conditions
BBC Parliament
19 hours
is doing everything it can to make people dependent on support rather than empowering to live independent lives. This means nothing to the Government when they have instructed private companies to carry out assessments to only awards in the high rate of mobility component of people with physical or sensory impairments. The Scottish Government is determined to build a social security system that puts dignity and fairness at heart. When the process of building assessment taking over responsibility.
BBC Parliament
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they can face no immediate scrutiny? During the passage of the welfare reform act 2012, which established a new personal independent payment system, ministers were clear that it was an important step that be want to see between the physical and mental health. Ministers even talked about the descriptors for the mobility component, taking into account ability to plan a journey, and PIP was designed to assess barriers that individuals face and not make judgments based on.
BBC Parliament
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guidelines for assessment issued this March, it says descriptors see, the and Beth are amended and the effects of psychological distress, are not relevant -- C, D and R. They cannot score the 12 points needed if they are to get the enhanced PIP mobility rate, so instead of £57 per week they were now only get £22 a week. In.
Fast Company
a day
As soon as they players took off the headsets . . . we would get into some advanced mobility worktrying to learn new postures, speed drills, and so on. Asked why players didnt just wear their Halo headsets all day, Head says its simply a matter of diminishing returns. When wearing the Halo Sport, the areas you work on receive a higher level of stimulation. If you constantly stimulate over the course of a day, he explains, youre definitely not going to get as much bang for your buck. Its like working out all day. You would get the best results in the first part of the day. The key for the Giants, as the team seeks to get the most from its use of the Halo Sport, is to figure out which skill set each individual player needs the most work on and have them wear the headset immediately prior to doing that work.
Autocar
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8 billion euros from 8.7bn in 2015, has directly benefitted from the EU. He emphasised the company’s Europe-wide partnerships, including the rolling out of a network of fast chargers for its upcoming electric cars, which were previewed with the EQ concept (pictured below). The meeting focused heavily on the transition of Daimler and its brands from being a producer of vehicles to becoming a mobility supplier. Daimler chairman of the supervisory board Manfred Bischoff said “We have to achieve a fundamental transformation, from being the number one premium manufacturer to being the number one in a new era of digitalisation. “[We’ll do this by] combining the strengths of classic world - engineering and quality - with the digital world.” Daimler is investing 500 million euros into a new EV battery plant in Germany, and it will launch its most autonomous-capable model, the facelifted S-Class, next month in Shanghai .
Sputnik International
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Digital Trends
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