There are many aspects of Gemma’s job that give her satisfaction and being part of her close-knit team is one of them.As our Head of Service, Gemma oversees 10 engineers and three service staff.  She makes sure maintenance contracts for Contacta’s assistive listening systems in...

Contacta is well-known for its product innovation and creating high performance, user-friendly assistive listening systems.  These assets have helped the company maintain its position as a market leader for much of its 50-year history.Leading that innovation is Product Development Manager, Hannah Eastwell.  Her role is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Two years of campaigning to improve access for people with hearing loss has resulted in Contacta’s products being introduced into Greece for the first time.This July, our partners, Earcare, proudly unveiled our hearing loop systems on the customer service desk of the city hall In...

The 24th July sees masks and face coverings become compulsory for shoppers in England.  Anyone entering a shop or supermarket needs to be wearing one or face a fine of up to £100.There are exemptions for people with additional needs, including those with hearing loss.Anyone...

Founded in 1970 by current owners Andrew and Simon Thomas’ dad, Bert, Contacta has transformed from a company selling a single internal communications system to one of the market-leaders in assistive listening technology.   Contacta is best known for high quality hearing loops, state of the art...

Partitions at customer-facing desks and windows – screens made from security glass or polycarbonate – were disappearing from retail outlets and public venues over the 2000s and 2010s as physical security considerations became less pressing factors and a more welcoming approach to visitors became the...

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