Free webinar: New UK web accessibility regulations for HE and the public sector*

This webinar has now taken place

The EU Accessibility Directive* became part of UK law earlier this year and has created a new set of digital accessibility requirements for public sector organisations, including universities and other HE Institutions. 

This will apply to websites, apps and all aspects of the digital student and service users experience, such as Virtual Learning Environments.

Abi James and Adi Latif of AbilityNet provided an overview of current public sector accessibility regulations and what they mean for the HE sector.

What are the new regulations?

  • How do the new rules affect HE Institutions?
  • What are the possible penalties for non-compliance?
  • Procurement issues for suppliers

Who was this webinar for?

  • Website owners, digital leaders, IT and procurement specialists
  • Higher and Further Education
  • Local Government
  • Health sector
  • Suppliers applying for tenders in the public sector

A shareable recording of the webinar will be available after the webinar.

*Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations 2018
www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/852/made