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  • Mark.Walker | 26 Sep 2013
    AbilityNet recommends that every site should have an Accessibility help page. Whether you have a fully accessible site or not they provide a useful stepping stone on a user journey, they offer practical help to your customers and show them that you have thought about their needs.  As a minimum we...
  • Mark.Walker | 09 Sep 2013
    When Technica Solutions, a managed IT support company asked for recommendations on LinkedIn for a charity that uses technology to benefit others, the overwhelming response was ‘AbilityNet’. That introduction led to a new relationship that means AbilityNet is now the beneficiary of a dynamic company...
  • Mark.Walker | 09 Jul 2013
    The winners of this year’s Technology4Good Awards were announced by broadcaster Mariella Frostrup at a glittering Awards Ceremony hosted by BT on 4 July.
  • Mark.Walker | 14 May 2013
    Our Look No Hands! campaign kicked off in great style this week thanks to Stephen Fry, who tweeted his message of support to his millions of followers and created a surge of interest. He joined Martha Lane Fox and hundreds of AbilityNet supporters in raising money to help disabled people get the...
  • Mark.Walker | 01 May 2013
    AbilityNet is hosting a free event in London to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2013. Inclusive Design: Where Accessibility Meets Usability will feature speakers including Robin Christopherson and Julie Howell, followed by a panel that includes Jeremy Keith, Ian Hamilton and Meera...
  • 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.