News and Blogs

  • Sarah Botterill | 14 Sep 2021
    The phrase  “new normal” has been bandied around a lot but what does it mean for the workplace, and how do we ensure that where and how we work is inclusive?Covid-19 has driven, perhaps, the biggest change to the workplace in decades.
  • Annie Mannion | 13 Sep 2021
    Share our new courses with your HR team, and save 20% in September: learn how to develop accessible, inclusive recruitment and onboarding processes.
  • Annie Mannion | 08 Sep 2021
    During September 2021, we invite you to use the code BackToSchool10 to save 10% on our upcoming accessibility training courses.
  • Mark Walker | 07 Sep 2021
    In response to the Coronavirus emergency AbilityNet began running a series of live online events to help share useful information for disabled people and their carers and employers. See below for details, as well as recordings of past and upcoming accessibility events.
  • Sarah Botterill | 31 Aug 2021
    As a digital professional, you know the benefits that come from an accessible website or app. Greater reach with customers, innovation, enhancing your brand reputation, better search performance and more. However, sometimes you need to win the business case internally and to convince your CEO, CFO...
  • Adam Tweed | 23 Aug 2021
    How technology plays a significant part of the Paralympics, and the campaign to empower and advance the lives of people with disabilities.
  • Sarah Botterill | 11 Aug 2021
    AbilityNet’s Community Relationship Officer, Chris Grant, is nominated for a prestigious national charity award.Chris is a finalist for Employee of the Year in the Scottish Charity Awards run annually by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.
  • Annie Mannion | 10 Aug 2021
    Our 50th TechShare Procast episode features Ursula Dolton of British Heart Foundation discussing accessibility and inclusion.
  • Saba Salman | 08 Aug 2021
    People with learning disabilities are getting a boost to wellbeing thanks to tablets received through Stoke-on-Trent City Council and tech help from AbilityNet.More than 100 people received devices, and digital skills support after the council applied for the government’s Digital Lifeline Fund....
  • Saba Salman | 06 Aug 2021
    When Jameela moved house a few weeks ago, she could shop online and furnish her new flat thanks to a national project encouraging digital skills among people with learning disabilities.“I bought a new cooker, fridge and freezer online, and I got new lights for my flat,” says the 59-year-old trans...