• Sarah Botterill | 10 Feb 2021
    The name IBM turns 97 years old this Valentine’s Day (14 February 2021). It was on this day the name became IBM having been known previously as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company, founded 110 years ago.IBM invented much of the technology we use today and also gave birth to AbilityNet. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 10 Feb 2021
    Technology has played a vital role in keeping people connected as Covid-19 kept us apart.It’s led to a record year for AbilityNet’s FREE tech help.
  • Sarah Botterill | 01 Feb 2021
    Time to Talk Day is a staple in the calendar and provides an opportunity to talk about Mental Health. This year it’s on February 4, 2021. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 01 Feb 2021
    We’re delighted AbilityNet’s Sarah Brain, has been recognised as part of the inaugural Inspiring Leader awards, from Inspiring workplaces. 
  • Sarah Botterill | 27 Jan 2021
    KOMP is a one-button computer designed with and for older people from company No Isolation, which aims to reduce social isolation. We featured KOMP in one of our recent AbilityNet Live! series.
  • Sarah Botterill | 27 Jan 2021
    GrandPad is a tablet designed with, and for older people. We featured it in one of our recent AbilityNet Live! series.
  • Sarah Botterill | 25 Jan 2021
    Online retail is booming but unless retailers make their websites accessible they'll exclude disabled people and miss out on millions in lost revenue. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to shopping online with digital giant Boohoo looking to snap up Debenhams and ASOS in the fray to...
  • Sarah Botterill | 24 Jan 2021
    Twitter is ablaze with activity during TechShare Pro, with key influencers joining the accessibility conversation.Community is at the heart of TechShare Pro and the key to getting the accessibility message out beyond that community. As The Valuable 500's Caroline Casey said in a previous keynote:"...
  • Sarah Botterill | 21 Jan 2021
    There’s never been a better or more urgent time to ensure that your website or service is accessible. While lockdowns have hit the High Street hard, online retail is booming, and disabled people are key customers for digital services.Here are ten ways AbilityNet can help you make your website more...
  • Sarah Botterill | 07 Jan 2021
    Covid-19 exposes inequalities in a digital-first world, Accessibility Specialist Elisabeth Ward of Scope on how to redress the balance