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  • Catherine.Grinyer | 30 Jul 2018
    We are delighted to announce Gary Moore takes up his new permanent position as CEO of AbilityNet from 01 August 2018.
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 18 Jul 2018
    The power of technology to transform the lives disabled people was as a key theme as the winners of the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2018 were announced at the eighth annual awards ceremony in BT Centre, London.This year’s winners included Be My Eyes, an accessibility app that uses a smartphone to...
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 18 Jun 2018
    The finalists have been announced for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2018 – an annual showcase for the amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place. Sponsored by BT, they are the only awards to highlight the wealth of charities, businesses and volunteers across the UK...
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 24 May 2018
    AbilityNet has taken part in the UK Government’s consultation on new digital accessibility laws for public sector websites and apps.
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 23 May 2018
    Together with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) we are holding an event for tech volunteers at IBM Southbank in London on Friday 01 June, the start of Volunteers Week. Around 50 tech volunteers from each charity will attend the day, which is all about celebrating the great work...
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 16 May 2018
    Thursday 17 May marks the seventh annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 01 May 2018
    Just one week left to submit your entries into the UK’s foremost inclusive technology awards – celebrating the amazing people who use tech to make the world a better place.
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 25 Apr 2018
    AbilityNet is the new Accessibility Partner for the Digital Leaders network. The UK charity has been a global leader in accessibility for 20 years and delivers consultancy and design services to a range of blue chip clients, including Lloyds Banking Group and many other members of the Digital...
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 23 Apr 2018
    AbilityNet is proud to be supporting tonight's London Accessibility Meetup hosted by Sainsbury's. The theme of this month's event is best practice for the design, building and testing of accessible digital interfaces and services with 2 case studies from UK Government.A case study from the Home...
  • Catherine.Grinyer | 19 Apr 2018
    Following today’s publication of a Work and Pensions Committee report on assistive technology (AT), leading digital inclusion charity AbilityNet is calling on the Government to raise awareness among employers and disabled people of the availability of mainstream accessibility technology.