The environment and climate change are key considerations for every business.  New technologies will no doubt be chosen in part for their energy performance, particularly at a time when energy costs are rising.Energy efficiency and environmental considerations are built into the design of all our...

Hearing loops are present in many high street stores, but a lack of staff awareness and poor maintenance can mean that customers with hearing loss don’t get the service they need.With the addition of screens to protect against the spread of coronavirus, window intercom systems...

Contacta exports its products to countries right across Europe and we needed to be ready for the advent of Brexit.  Preparations began months ahead of the 1st January 2021, when the free movement of people, goods and services came to an end.Much of the research...

It’s a love of working with people that gets Sales Executive Rich Hurn, to his desk every morning.  That, and knowing he’s working for a company that makes a difference.Formerly a photocopier salesman, Rich joined Contacta seven years ago and now handles clients across five...

Shops and supermarkets have a duty to meet the needs of their disabled customers.  As well there being equality legislation, the government’s recently announced National Disability Strategy puts greater focus on removing barriers that have “historically prevented people from playing a full role in public...

BLOGA new standard has been introduced to make public buildings and spaces accessible across Europe.EN 17210 applies to all CENELEC members which include the national standards bodies and electrotechnical committees of countries from across the continent, including the United Kingdom.The European Union has directed that...

NEWSContacta are finalists in two industry award categories thanks to our high standards of product development and innovation.Audio technologyThe V Series Pro large area hearing loop drivers are shortlisted in the ‘Audio Technology of the Year’ category of AV Magazine’s AV Awards.The class-D range is...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, safety for staff and patients has been a priority in hospitals. Screens and barriers being put in place to prevent the transmission of infection are increasing safety at interaction points including at pharmacies, outpatient departments, maternity wards, and A&E reception.However, together...

Monday 3rd May saw the start of the annual Deaf Awareness Week with the theme for this year being ‘Coming Through it Together’ – a reference to the COVID pandemic and the challenges it presents to people with hearing loss.The Week is always an opportunity...

Three of our engineering team have clocked up more than 60 years’ service with Contacta.Paul Mann, Harish Patel and Stuart Ward have seen a lot of changes since joining us at the turn of the Millennium in 2000.Covering South Yorkshire, Birmingham and London respectively, the...

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