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VELA Christmas Video

Date - 06-11-2023

Empower Loved Ones This Christmas with a VELA Chair - A Gift of Independence.

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Christmas opening times

Date - 15-12-2022

Our offices will be closed from approximately 1:00pm on Friday 23rd December.

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Venture Arts and Barry Bennett Ltd win Best Business Partnership Award

Date - 28-11-2022

We have been on a very special journey with our nominated charity partners, Venture Arts, during the last two years. Winning Best Business Partnership at the Manchester Culture awards is a real honour and a testament to the relationship we have developed. We are very much looking forward to working with them on future initiatives in 2023.

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Lockdown 3 – COVID-19 update

Date - 11-01-2021

As with the first lockdown, VELA have managed to keep their factory operational. The standard lead time for a chair to be manufactured and delivered to BWS is around 4 weeks. However, due to the current COVID-19 situation this cannot be guaranteed, therefore the lead time may be subject to delays.

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Exclusive VELA Paediatric Reseller – Midlands/North of England

Date - 11-01-2021

Bennett Workplace Solutions are delighted to announce, as of Monday 11th January 2021, we are now an exclusive reseller for all VELA chairs within the paediatric market (0–16 years old) and that all VELA chairs required for paediatrics will be provided by Bennett Workplace within the following areas: Midlands, North East of England and North West of England.

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Back to School

Date - 30-07-2020

During the last 4 months, we have all no doubt been experiencing difficulties, particularly with regards to completing face-to-face assessments or home/school visits. That’s why at Bennett Workplace Solutions we are pleased to announce we are now able to provide these services again albeit undder slightly different circumstances.

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New Website

Date - 10-06-2020

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your custom and support over the past few years and to update you on some developments and improvements which we have made with regards to the range of VELA chairs and services that we provide and particularly our new website.

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VELA Update - Covid-19

Date - 30-03-2020

Firstly, I hope you are well and managing to stay safe at this difficult time. We are of course doing our best to cause as little disruption as possible to the services we provide during this period. For all the latest information on the changes to our business operations, please visit

The Good News is that VELA chairs are still in ongoing production, so we can still process orders for chairs and parts.

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