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  • Mark.Walker | 07 Oct 2014
    Employers have a legal obligation to provide effective reasonable adjustments for disabled people in recruitment and at work. HR professionals need to understand the current law about reasonable adjustments and how best to identify and implement the support required by disabled colleagues.
  • Mark.Walker | 30 Sep 2014
    Why would a global bank put accessibility at the heart of its business strategy? View the recording of our webinar to find out.
  • Mark.Walker | 30 Sep 2014
    Like everything in the digital world else accessibility has gone mobile and more and more people are using apps to reach their customers. This article reviews the best approach to creating accessible apps and links to relevant resources about accessibility features of iOS, Android, Windows Phone...
  • Mark.Walker | 23 Sep 2014
    Accessibility has gone mobile! This webinar is for business decision makers and app developers who need to know how to meet legal guidelines and build apps that work for every user.
  • Mark.Walker | 14 Aug 2014
    Getting on the first page of Google results is the holy grail for SEO, but many web designers and marketers don’t realise that optimising their website for accessibility will help achieve their goal. 
  • Mark.Walker | 25 Jul 2014
    At least 1.1 billion people globally have a disability, controlling over $4 trillion annually – a market the size of China. AbilityNet is running a free digital accessibility webinar with travel industry website tnooz.
  • Mark.Walker | 12 Jul 2014
    This year's Tech4Good Awards winners were announced by double gold-medal winning Paralympian Hannah Cockroft MBE at a glittering Awards Ceremony at BT Centre.
  • Mark.Walker | 01 Jul 2014
    Did you know that you don't have to be registered disabled to claim a grant that can cover the cost of extra equipment and learning support?
  • Mark.Walker | 23 Jun 2014
    Few people realise that paying attention to accessibility can deliver real SEO dividends. A recent AbilityNet webinar offered top tips on getting SEO dividends from accessible websites and other digital content.
  • Mark.Walker | 12 Jun 2014
    Every computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone can be adjusted using the settings that are built in. For some people it’s just about personalisation but for a disabled person it can be life-changing. It means they can surf the web, send and receive email, keep in touch with family and friends,...