Disability inclusion and accessibility articles
Free articles to support you with disability inclusion and accessibility.
Supporting disabled employees
Celia Chartres-Aris is a disabled founder and investor. She discusses barriers disabled employees face in the workplace. And she explores how businesses can do better to support them.
Updates to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.2)
There is a new version of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. We explore the new additions to the guidelines and share our view on the changes.
Attracting more disabled customers and the Purple Pound
The spending power of disabled people is estimated to be worth billions a year. But accessibility issues mean many businesses are missing out on this market.
Using disability inclusive language in the workplace
People may worry about saying the wrong thing when it comes to disability at work. But it's important this doesn't exclude disabled people entirely. Read our principles of inclusive language in the workplace.
Examples and case studies of reasonable adjustments in the workplace
Employee accessibility needs are different. Read examples of reasonable adjustments from real world case studies.
A beginners guide to digital accessibility
Technology gives disabled people access to the digital world, from shopping to employment. But many businesses and employers are not accessible. Find out how to get started with accessibility today.
The social model of disability for businesses
The social model of disability can help us all create a more inclusive society. Find out what it is and why your business should use it.
A manager’s guide to Access to Work
Access to Work is a government programme to help disabled people start work or stay in work. Find out what you need to know as a manager.
Employer responsibilities for reasonable adjustments
The Equality Act 2010 says UK employers must make reasonable adjustments. These allow a disabled person to work. Find out what workplace adjustments you need to make to support disabled employees.
Why content accessibility is good for Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Making sure your web content is accessible to everyone increases brand engagement. It also improves your chances of being found by new users on Google.
How to be a disability ally
Raising awareness about disability and accessibility is essential. Find out how you can become a disability ally to create a more inclusive world.
Accessible social media guide
If you want to reach as many people as possible, making your social media accessible should be a priority. Find out how to make your social posts and campaigns accessible.
Dyslexia and assistive technology
Find out more about dyslexia and the different barriers people can experience. Also learn about the aids and tools your colleagues or customers might be using.
How to write hyperlink text for better web accessibility
Links. They help us navigate from one place to another. But sometimes it’s tricky to know how to write useful link text.
5 things to think about when designing for inclusivity
While learning to design in an inclusive and accessible way is a journey that never stops, here are some basic principles to help get you on the right track to making truly inclusive design.
Accessible fonts and readability: the basics
Fonts can have an impact on our ability to read and get the information we want quickly.
Colour contrast accessibility
Good colour contrast makes sure everyone can access your content. Find out how to check for low contrast and what you need to do to be legally compliant.
Making adjustments for job interviews
Legally organisations must make adjustments for disabled candidates. Find out more about reasonable adjustments and what you need to do.
Understanding the challenges of disabled jobseekers
Disabled jobseekers face many challenges applying for and getting into work. Find out what your organisation can do to remove these barriers.
3 tips for employing disabled talent
Not sure how to recruit and keep disabled talent? Follow our quick tips for becoming a disability inclusive employer.