Abilitynet: ‘Web Accessibility Guidelines’ turn 10 but still less than 10% of sites are accessible

20 December 2018
Source: Abilitynet

On 11 December 2008, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published an important  update to their guidelines aimed at making the internet a more accessible place for people with disabilities. Ten years on and we’ve not seen much of an impact. Let’s look at why and what can be done to speed things up. Accessibility for a Web2.0 world Remember

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Abilitynet: Government identifies body to enforce website accessibility – now will they step up to the task?

16 August 2018
Source: Abilitynet

The UK Government has recently published its response to a consultation process on its plans to implement European accessibility legislation for public sector websites. In it, the Government clearly states who will be monitoring and reporting on websites and apps and who will be enforcing the law – but will proactive enforcement finally become a reality? Which websites and apps

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Two weeks to find the winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2017

21 April 2017
Source: AbilityNet

There are just two weeks left to enter the seventh AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards. These awards celebrate the amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place. This year’s categories include digital health, digital skills and young pioneers. Entry is free of charge and open to any business, charity, individual or public body in the UK –

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AbilityNet: Tech4Good Awards

12 April 2016
Source: AbilityNet/Tech4Good

Entry for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2016 is open to any charity, business, individual, social enterprise, school, college, university or any other public body with a base in the UK. You can nominate yourself or anyone else for as many Awards as you like. However entry closes Friday 6th May 2016 Abilitynet rely on the general public to let us

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