News and Blogs

  • Sarah Botterill | 24 Nov 2020
    What does it take to build an accessibility network?Tigger-like enthusiasm, being annoying, being cool and being a people-person are all some of the traits considered important by experts from the Department for Education, the BBC, and Skyscanner.
  • Sarah Botterill | 24 Nov 2020
    Thanks to everyone who joined our AbilityNet webinar on How to spot a scam and avoid it. Unfortunately, we couldn't answer all the Q&A during the session and so here is a brief Q&A based on the questions that came through. 
  • Annie Mannion | 24 Nov 2020
    Join AbilityNet's upcoming webinar aimed at higher education and public sector professionals, taking place on Tuesday 1 December 2020, 1pm GMT. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 21 Nov 2020
    Leaders from Microsoft, Unilever and advertising giant WPP spoke out at TechShare Pro about why digital accessibility is at the heart of their business.The talk, chaired by Corie Brown, Channel 4 covered a range of topics from why accessibility is good for business to how to drive a culture of...
  • Sarah Botterill | 18 Nov 2020
    Companies that embraced accessibility to create digital services accessible to everyone, will be some of the big winners as we exit the Covid-19 pandemic, say business leaders. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 16 Nov 2020
    AbilityNet Volunteer David Brew is celebrating his silver jubilee as an AbilityNet volunteer.David, who is a county coordinator in Belfast Ireland, began volunteering for us in 1995 when he was working as a Consultant for the Department of Trade and Industry.
  • Robin.Christopherson | 12 Nov 2020
    Even after all this time inaccessible websites that lock out disabled people are the norm. It's time for the UK government to take punitive action against organisations that overlook the needs of disabled users.
  • Adam Tweed | 09 Nov 2020
    Google brings environmental sound notifications to Wear OS allowing your watch to notify you if it hears something you might not have.
  • Annie Mannion | 03 Nov 2020
    Our Accessibility Insights series of monthly webinars has included guests from Microsoft, ATOS, Barclays, and Sainsbury's.
  • Sarah Botterill | 02 Nov 2020
    As the UK enters its second national lockdown due to Covid-19, technology can again play a critical role in keeping you in touch with friends and family – and to access essential services. AbilityNet supports older people and disabled people of any age at home, at work and in education by helping...