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  • Mark.Walker | 02 Apr 2013
    Most small charities know that they need reliable IT systems but don't know where to turn for high quality, independent advice. Whether they need help with a database or website, have questions about social media or any other aspect of IT, they either don't know who to ask or can't afford the...
  • Mark.Walker | 26 Mar 2013
    AbilityNet is the UK's leading expert on digital accessibility working with some of the UK's largest companies to deliver digital content and services that reach every customer on every platform. We also work with a network of over 6,000 IT professionals, who provide IT support to charities and not...
  • Mark.Walker | 07 Mar 2013
    AbilityNet has been featured in an epiosode of Saints and Scroungers, a BBC TV show that highlights the differences between people who are cheating the benefit system and the people who are helping others get the support they need and deserve. The episode was first broadcast in March 2013 and...
  • Mark.Walker | 05 Mar 2013
    Nominations have opened for the third annual Technology4Good Awards, launched at an event at the top of BT Tower. The Awards are open to businesses, public bodies and charities with a base in the UK and are designed to celebrate the hard work of people and organisations who use digital technology...
  • Mark.Walker | 01 Mar 2013
    AbilityNet's Patron Martha Lane-Fox has been made a Baroness, one of two new non-party-political peers recommended by the House of Lords Appointments Commission earlier this week.
  • Mark.Walker | 25 Jan 2013
    Whatever sector you're in digital accessibility can help you reach every customer on every platform. 
  • Mark.Walker | 22 Nov 2012
    In our increasingly digital self-service economy technology now dominates shopping, entertainment, work and communication, as well as citizenship itself, but age and disability are barring people from full participation. Organisations like AbilityNet, Go ON UK and its disability focused partner, Go...
  • Mark.Walker | 07 Nov 2012
    The Technology4Good Youth Awards reward young people who use technology to make the world a better place. Entries close on 30 November so there are just under 4 weeks left for young entrepreneurs to submit their ideas. Nine finalists will take part in a Dragon's Den-style event at Windsor castle,...
  • Mark.Walker | 25 Oct 2012
    Many disabled people are unemployed and many more are not given an equal chance to shine when in work. However all the evidence shows that disabled people are a positive part of any workforce, being more productive and more loyal than the average employee. Robin Christopherson, Head of Digital...
  • Mark.Walker | 24 Oct 2012