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.
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).
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.
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.
Frustrated: The ‘F’ word of inaccessibility
Feedback from our reporting tool addresses the emotional cost of website inaccessibility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Guide to screen reader testing for sighted web developers
Accessibility determines the user experience of the web apps you build. This quick guide from Jessica Jordan will give you an introduction to user testing for blind and visually impaired users who rely on screen readers to navigate the web.
Complaints guide for encountering online accessibility barriers
Paul Smyth offers guidance and advice on how to raise a complaint about accessibility. Learn how to provide feedback when encountering online barriers.