Accessibility

It is estimated that up to 20% of the population has an impairment of some kind and that they have a spending power of over £240bn. As well as being a legal requirement, putting inclusive design at the heart of your digital projects delivers services and products that can be used by every customer on every platform. That brings real business benefits by improving usability, engagement and reach. The best approach is include accessibility and usability at the start of every project, working with designers and developers to embed best practice and giving them the confidence to build solutions that work better for every user.

Related Stories

Woman in engineering
Another great year for women in STEM

May 2021

It’s been an inspiring year for women in STEM. Kate Bigham, chair of the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce, alongside her team developed what has been one of the world’s most impressive deployment strategies. She studied biochemistry at university and has worked as a venture capitalist for many years, bringing a science background and business […]

@ Women talking at a white board
Presenting data: 5 tips for making your data understandable

May 2021

Catherine Hope, Digital Performance Analyst at DWP Digital presents her 5 top tips for presenting data and making it accessible to all.  I’ve been passionate about presenting data clearly for over 10 years now, and recently took the lead of a cross-government group of “Presentation […]

Lady and man online purchasing
The dash from cash

April 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has sped up the UK’s journey towards a cashless society. In March, ATM withdrawals plummeted by 60%, with more citizens turning online to pay for goods and services. This dash from cash led to UK Finance predicting that cash payments will fall […]

men and women in meeting
Advancing equity, diversity and inclusion at Nesta

April 2021

Our aim is to advance equity, diversity and inclusion in every dimension of what we do and hold ourselves accountable for the results. The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last year and the urgent calls for racial justice from the Black Lives Matter movement […]

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events

Past Events

Join Digital Leaders

By submitting your contact information, you agree that Digital Leaders may contact you regarding relevant content and events.
Analytics by GoSquared