News and Blogs

  • Sophie Stevens | 04 Mar 2021
    Join our free Accessibility Insights webinar on Tuesday 16th March with Caroline Casey of The Valuable 500.
  • Sarah Botterill | 28 Feb 2021
    How do you get people to embrace accessibility? Do you need the stick of a heavily policed legal approach, or is better to highlight the benefits, using the carrot to change behaviours? Hear from European experts and find out how approaches differ by country. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 25 Feb 2021
    We're proud to announce our involvement with the government's Digital Lifeline Fund, which aims to improve the lives of thousands with learning disabilities on low incomes.The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has created a £2.5 million fund to provide devices, data and digital support...
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 25 Feb 2021
    Sunday 28 February is International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day. Check our experts top tips for avoiding RSI in the workplace.
  • Sarah Botterill | 23 Feb 2021
    Disabled people feel lonelier and more isolated than others both before and during Covid-19*. Office of National Statistics (ONS) figures found that around 41% of disabled people feel anxious. One in ten disabled people is scared to go out, compared to 29% and one in 25 of non-disabled people*.
  • Sarah Botterill | 22 Feb 2021
    Twenty-two years after the launch of the first full-service, internet-only bank an industry insider and a user reflect on the beginning of a sector-wide transformation that improved disabled people's lives.The First Internet Bank of Indiana launched on February 22, 1999.We hear from Paul Smyth,...
  • Sarah Botterill | 20 Feb 2021
    Caroline Casey is the founder of the Valuable 500. Launched with a mission to take accessibility to the top, she updates us on the global movementTop 3 TakeawaysBuilding a global movementMission-critical: Covid-19 as a change agentUnderstanding where intersectionality meets humanityBased on...
  • Annie Mannion | 18 Feb 2021
    Find out in an upcoming free webinar on Tuesday 2 March how Microsoft approaches accessible recruitment, and get best practice tips from expert HR practitioners about accessibility in the workplace.
  • Sarah Botterill | 18 Feb 2021
    Covid-19 accelerated the role of technology in how we work. AbilityNet's Services Delivery Director, Amy Low, shares her advice about ensuring solutions are inclusive.
  • Sarah Botterill | 17 Feb 2021
    Random Acts of Kindness Day is February 17, 2021. One of the suggested tasks is to write a letter to someone who has made a big impact on your life.Here, Sarah Brain who manages our volunteers shares a letter thanking them.