UK Law and digital accessibility: What it means for your organisation
The UK’s digital accessibility laws are relatively new and unclear compared to other parts of UK law. And there are several parts that relate to web accessibility. Gavin B Harris explains them here.
How to complain about inaccessible public sector websites
Everyone has a right to access and use online public services and information.
Website accessibility complaints process: your questions answered
All public sector websites and mobile applications should be accessible. They should be easy for everyone to use. We've partnered with the the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO) to answer some of your frequently asked questions.
How Freeview Play developed its new Accessible TV Guide
Finding something to watch should be easy and enjoyable. But for millions of disabled people in the UK it can be frustrating. Freeview’s new Accessible TV Guide gives viewers with accessibility needs a simpler interface to discover and find content on the service.
6 webinars from GDS to improve accessibility within your organisation
A series of webinars and resources from the Government Digital Service (GDS) to improve your understanding of digital accessibility.
Public sector websites: 6 common accessibility issues (and how to fix them)
Some of the most common accessibility errors with public sector websites. And how they can be resolved to meet new accessibility regulations.
How banks are supporting disabled customers during coronavirus
We look at the most popular UK banks to see how they are supporting disabled customers through the coronavirus pandemic. And how they are making existing services accessible to people during this time.
Best video conferencing apps and software for accessibility
Video calling apps can help maintain connection and community online, even if you’re unable to in person. Here's an overview of the best video conferencing apps for accessibility.
How accessible eLearning promotes disability equality in the workplace | Susi Miller
Susi Miller, an eLearning accessibility advocate and an instructional designer explains why accessible workplace eLearning is vital both for disabled people and businesses.
Online ticketing platforms “not designed to accommodate me” for live events
Sarah, a guest contributor for Access For Us, talks about her experiences booking and attending live events and concerts as a disabled fan.
6 companies that boosted business with accessibility
A common argument against the business case for accessibility is that calculating the return on investment (ROI) is either too difficult or impossible. In reality, there are many business opportunities to be had in making your websites, apps and services inclusive.
How web accessibility fixes helped NHS double its online traffic in two years
Owain Davies, lead product owner at NHS, attributes the growth to accessibility, cohesion and users not spending as long on the website.
A year of accessibility achievements in the video gaming industry | Vivek Gohil
We look at all the accessibility milestones from the gaming industry in the last year and what it means for the future of disabled gamers.
“It’s not easy for me, but it’s doable” Henry Fraser on accessibility and booking online
In an exclusive interview, we spoke to Henry Fraser about how he uses digital technology to work, socialise and organise his life, and how it can let him down.
Online accessibility: The Big Hack survey feedback so far
We developed The Big Hack Reporting Tool to gather feedback from disabled people on how accessible the online world actually is. This article shares some of the feedback we have already received from survey respondents.
What it’s like using online fashion retailers as a visually impaired person | Elin Williams
We asked visually impaired lifestyle blogger Elin about her experiences shopping for clothes, fashion and beauty products online.
The business case for inclusive design: The Big Hack study findings
Our latest study looks at how much businesses are missing out by not developing accessible websites, apps and products. This study was sponsored by Barclays.
The 7 principles of inclusive design and how to achieve them
Learn about the seven inclusive design principles, with infographics from Barclays Accessibility Team, and how they apply to web accessibility practices.
7 reasons why accessibility is good for SEO and sales | Search Engine Journal
Accessibility is a factor that has traditionally been on the margins of SEO and web development. But there are solid business reasons why accessibility should be a top consideration. Accessibility can have a positive effect on sales and SEO.