• Sarah Botterill | 14 Jul 2021
    One of the legacies of Covid-19 will be that it shone the spotlight on the digital divide, which disproportionately impacts older and disabled people.
  • Sarah Botterill | 14 Jul 2021
    Learn from global business leaders about how they are building the business case for accessibility
  • Sarah Botterill | 08 Jul 2021
    Why should you invest in digital accessibility? What is the return on investment, and how do you measure success? Our infographic below includes a range of related statistics.We'll share these numbers and more on our upcoming webinar on The Business Case for Digital Accessibility. Hear from global...
  • Sarah Botterill | 30 Jun 2021
    Spurred by the impact of Covid-19, telecom companies are offering services designed to close the digital divide and create equal access to technology.BT has launched its low-cost fibre package, Home Essentials, as research reveals that access to technology is essential for those on low incomes. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 28 Jun 2021
    AbilityNet is proud to announce our partnership with Be My Eyes, an innovative app that provides real-time video assistance for individuals who are blind and visually impaired. From June 28, AbilityNet support staff will be able to field calls from the specialised help section of the App. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 03 Jun 2021
    Millions of homes now include smart devices such as smart speakers, doorbells, buttons and more. Combining smart devices can empower people to live independent lives.Here we present tips for setting up, using and adapting smart devices:
  • Sarah Botterill | 01 Jun 2021
    Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the invaluable work by carers. For Carers Week 2021, 7-13 June, the theme is “Make Caring Visible and Valued”.We’re keen to embrace carers week and to recognise the work of carers.
  • Sarah Botterill | 26 May 2021
    How can technology help people live with dementia? AbilityNet discovered three innovative projects that support people through technology solutions on a recent webinar.Uniting them is the joy each brings to individuals and those who care for them. We heard from:
  • Sarah Botterill | 21 May 2021
    Leaders from Microsoft, Unilever and advertising giant WPP share their tips on accessibility. Learnings include:
  • Sarah Botterill | 08 May 2021
    National Volunteers' Week is 1 - 7 June 2021. We'd like to take the opportunity to say a huge "thank you" to the volunteers without who we couldn't provide support to thousands of older and disabled people every year.Here, Sarah Brain who manages our volunteers shares a letter thanking them.