Consumer research for older and disabled people

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For our latest research and information - see below.
Read our latest December 2017 newsletter.

Help Rica create online product reviews by and for disabled people

Rica needs your help with creating Rate it!, a new online review site written by and for disabled people. We want to make it relevant, accessible and inclusive. Please fill in our questionnaire and let us know what you like - and dislike - about online reviews. There's a prize draw for a £50 shopping voucher.

RicaWatch is growing - please ask others to join

Our consumer research panel - RicaWatch - is expanding to include a greater range of people with disabilities and impairments. We always match members to appropriate research. If you know other people who'd be interested in being RicaWatch panel members, please spread the word!

Join RicaWatch online here.

Is mystery shopping for you?

Not sure? Read our guest blog post from Claire in Newcastle: Don't let your disability stop you being a mystery shopper.

Inclusive design

Inclusive design is the design of products and services that are accessible to and usable by as many people as possible. We've some research reports with updated resources. Go to Rica's inclusive design resources here.

Travel insurance

Travel insurance tips for older people and for those who have medical conditions and/or health needs. Go to Rica's travel insurance information here.

Consumer rights

Check to see if you know your rights when buying goods and services online or when visiting shops. Go to consumer rights here.

Last Updated: September 2017

See also: RicaWatch | Research reports