This week we take a look at what’s been happening in the UK and the US.
Compliance is a boring word, let’s be honest. But non-compliance can mean big fines from the ICO, FCA or the EU and don’t think that just because the UK is technically leaving the EU, that the future rules, laws and regulations regarding insurance marketing, sales and admin will not apply…
Sitemorse have been publishing independent audits of the quality of Public and Private Sector websites for over 14 years. The INDEX provides a benchmark as to how websites are performing against 8 Assessment Categories: Accessibility, Brand, Code / HTML, Email, Links (function), Performance, Search (SEO) and Spelling.
All UK public sector bodies have a legal responsible for their websites to meet level AA of the WCAG 2.1 standards by 23rd September 2020. In February, Sitemorse will publish its Q1 INDEXes for the UK Public Sector.
Taking an extension of the Unruh Civil Rights Act, and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, plaintiffs' lawyers in California are engaging in a wave of lawsuits against internet sites and apps across the country, suing them in California court
Offering website accessibility services has attracted enthusiastic interest from digital marketing and web design companies seeking new revenue streams. Ground zero is overcoming accessibility assumptions, myths, biases, and even misguided marketing about what accessibility is and who it is for.
A year after passage of a law requiring federal agencies to improve the quality and accessibility of digital services, the General Services Administration on Wednesday released a set of website design standards agencies across government can use to meet that mandate.