The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations 2018 is a new UK law that came into effect on 23rd September and is intended to make all public sector websites and apps more accessible. Our Director of Accessibility and co-chair of the WCAG working group, Alastair Campbell, looks into what this law covers.
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Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 - Recommended
The latest update to the WCAG, version 2.1, has now been launched. In this blog post, Alastair Campbell - our Director of Accessibility - looks at the practical testing and impact for teams using it.
Web accessibility guidelines and how to use them
Alastair CampbelI, Nomensa's Accessibility Director, explains what W3C’s web accessibility guidelines are and the best ways of using them.
Security and accessibility parallels
Security and accessibility have a lot in common. Not that tackling one necessarily helps the other, but that the way you tackle them needs to be similar as they both affect the design and development from the start. This article explores the similarities these two factors have and how to best approach them.
Accessibility and Externalities
Alastair Campbell, Director of Accessibility at Nomensa and speaker at Interact London discusses the costs of accessibility, which can be seen in economic terms as 'externalities' and the ROI an accessible site can unlock.
Improving travel website accessibility
Web accessibility can increase customer satisfaction, generate revenue, improves brand loyalty and can even enhance search engine performance. It’s also a legal requirement under the Equality Act 2010. But how many travel companies recognise this potential?
Design for accessibility workshop
Last Friday at UX London I did my workshop on designing for accessibility. The aim was to tackle accessibility from an interaction point of view, and work out the best way to incorporate accessibility in to your design process. Hopefully I'll re-run it at UX Bristol.
Five things to look for in a CMS interface
Our local Bathcamp last night was a "CMS Smackdown", where people representing 7 different Content Management Systems (CMS) highlighted the five things they love, and five things they hate about their CMS.
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