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The NFB said the cost of bidding for work was a significant barrier, so the removal of pre-qualification questionnaires for bids for work below pounds 100,000 would widen the pool of companies from which the government attract bidders.
Several years ago, NFB took Target Corporation to court, alleging the retailer's Web site was not accessible to blind consumers.
Julia Evans, chief executive at the NFB, said: "Philip Avery is an excellent addition to our team which is dedicated to helping our members in Wales provide first-class services for their clients.
Whether it's professional advice through our free helplines, subsidised training to help equip their employees for new methods of working, client networking at our regional centres or influencing local and national policy which affects their business - the NFB can add value at both board level and site level.
To help the NFB raise awareness of the issue and understand accurately how small and medium-sized companies are being affected, the federation is calling on firms to highlight problems encountered with framework agreements via an online questionnaire.
The NFB sees it as a key part of its responsibility to investigate all of the issues and ensure that appropriate action is taken to find a solution.
NFB founder John Grierson began an illustrious tradition of documentary in this country on the premise that tim can and should--by the use of voice-over--educate inform and provide an ideological guide.
Commends government agencies for abandoning support for detectable tactile warnings in traffic and architecture in favor of further study and expresses view of NFB that such warnings are not helpful to blind and may be harmful to everyone; it does not object to textured surfaces in general but objects specifically to raised truncated dome tiles.
There's obviously a huge class of people that is affected," said Chris Danielson, spokesman for NFB.
Nationally, the NFB represents some 2,000 builders and contractors in England and Wales.
Larkin's promising career at the NFB (he was mentored by none other than Norman McLaren) faltered and ended after bouts of cocaine addiction and alcoholism; he ended up as a panhandler on the streets of Montreal.
The news comes three years after the NFB appointed the firm to its national law panel as a recommended solicitor for the construction industry covering the North-East, Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire.
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