Accessibility News

As a charity our core mission is to make the digital world accessible to people of all ages and abilities. We post and share the latest digital accessibility related news and content on our website, which is listed in chronological order below.

You can also sign up for our newsletter where we share information about digital technology and how it can help older people and people with disabilities to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education.

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  • 05 Aug 2019
    In August 2018, a new law was passed that means that public sector websites will need to meet accessibility standards so that people who use assistive technology or have additional needs can easily access services and information. The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications)...
  • 05 Aug 2019
    On the 23rd of September 2019 all universities, HE and FE colleges, councils and other public sector bodies in the UK will be required to adhere to new web accessibility guidelines. With this in mind, our series of HE-focused workshops provide advice and tools to help you meet the requirements.
  • 24 Jul 2019
    Now in its third year TechShare Pro is the UK's leading accessibility and inclusive design event. This year's event is hosted by Google in London on 20 and 21 November 2019 and will once again feature industry leaders from around the world, offering insights and practical advice to digital...
  • 23 Jul 2019
    That was supposed to be a twist on 'Fear and loathing in Las Vegas' - that famous novel from 1971. Let's swiftly accelerate away from that reference by jumping into a fully autonomous vehicle outside our hotel and heading for the strip.
  • 22 Jul 2019
    The UK Public Sector Web Accessibility Regulations became law in 2018 and created a range of new responsibilities for universities, HE (higher education) institutions and other public sector bodies. Our workshops provides an opportunity for you to learn new accessibility skills and focus on the key...