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Online video streaming 23rd June 2020

Video on-demand streaming and accessibility: The Big Hack survey feedback

We asked more than 3,300 disabled people about the accessibility issues that concern them with video on-demand streaming. We share the results of our survey.

Online video streaming 23rd June 2020

Best video on-demand streaming services for accessibility

Use this guide to compare the most popular on-demand services and find out which ones best suit your access needs.

Service design 12th June 2020

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.

UX 21st May 2020

6 web accessibility features that benefit more people than you think

There are 14 million disabled people in the UK, many who rely on website accessibility. But designing for disability results in designs that benefit everybody.

Service design 8th April 2020

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.

Service design 2nd April 2020

From online to offline, accessibility is about the whole customer experience | Ayodeji Oyebade

We look at the role of accessibility in the customer experience.

Inclusive design 30th March 2020

“Lack of ownership, people and skills” are biggest obstacles to accessibility | Inviqa Digital Accessibility Report

New report from Inviqa looks at the biggest barriers to progress when it comes to accessibility.

Inclusive design 24th March 2020

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.

Disabled voices 18th March 2020

University must be more accessible to disabled students, technology can help | Chloe Tear

"The more my sight decreased, the harder my university work became."

Web development 16th March 2020

How Scope’s new website built accessibility in from the ground up

Scope set out to redesign its website and digital services in February 2019 to coincide with the launch of its new brand. But it was also an opportunity to show how websites can be functional, accessible and beautiful (at the same time).

Inclusive design 26th February 2020

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.

UX 17th February 2020

How web accessibility can improve eCommerce website performance | MarketingTech

Having an accessible eCommerce store is good for business. Here are a just a few of the commercial benefits of making your online business inclusive.

UX 10th February 2020

Frustrated: The ‘F’ word of inaccessibility

Feedback from our reporting tool addresses the emotional cost of website inaccessibility.

Inclusive design 5th February 2020

How captioning makes the world a more inclusive place | Matthew Johnston

Subtitles and live captions benefit us all. It's time for more services to adopt this ever-improving technology.

Service design 24th January 2020

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.

Inclusive design 10th January 2020

The first steps to creating inclusive products and services | Krissie Barrick

Krissie Barrick, Big Hack founder and Head of Digital Influencing at Scope gives her advice for injecting an inclusive culture into all parts of your business strategy.

Service design 7th January 2020

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.

Inclusive design 6th January 2020

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.

Inclusive design 4th December 2019

“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.

Web development 2nd December 2019

11 web accessibility myths debunked

We’ve heard it all before. Whether you’re a sceptic, a newbie, or an advocate – you’ve probably got some preconceptions about accessibility. Digital creative agency (and accessibility champions) HeX Productions explain 11 common web accessibility myths.