Time to think as we await new-look BS 8300

December 5th, 2017

The countdown to publication of an updated British Standard covering key features of the built environment should prompt designers and builders to think twice before embarking on new and planned projects.

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Time for a cultural shift to highlight accessibility issues

November 28th, 2017

The diaries of seven disabled people provided the inspiration for an article on The Guardian website which is compelling reading for all.

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Critical friends can hold the key to greater accessibility

November 22nd, 2017

Insight is invaluable. In measuring the quality and effectiveness of any products or services, you will generally get a more complete picture by consulting the people who use them.

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Plan ahead to give everyone a considerate Christmas

November 14th, 2017

Some have been doing it since September, and now we’re in the thick of it. Christmas is everywhere, bringing joy to millions but confusion for some and delivering that annual, gift-wrapped package of festive frustration.

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Evacuation plan is essential, but is often overlooked

October 28th, 2017

Evacuation plan is essential, but is often overlooked

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How to Make Your Website Accessible to All Audiences (and Why It Matters!)

October 19th, 2017

Accessibility is an important part of designing a website, as it allows individuals with disability to access online content easily. An accessible and inclusive website is a wonderful way to show that you value your audiences and will also help you reach a wider audience as we all absorb information differently. Students, for example, find captions particularly useful.

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Sessions will show how to help people living with sight loss

October 7th, 2017

We’ve flagged up the issue before about the problems that can arise when someone offers assistance to a disabled person who doesn’t really need it, and we’re pleased to hear about an initiative, backed by a local authority, which aims to do something about it.

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Benchmark – and brag about it – to beat the competition

September 20th, 2017

When social media makes your shop window bigger than ever, it’s vital to make sure you look your best.

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Online guides are relevant to all

September 14th, 2017

Modern media makes it increasingly important for businesses and other organisations to consider the needs of disabled people when providing products and services.

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Paddy Power scores with portrayal of disabled fan

September 8th, 2017

The start of every football season brings new players, new kit and new advertising campaigns.

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