This week we take a look at what has been discussed in the world press on the topic of accessibility.
techUK is running a month long compact on how technology is keeping us connected and protected with each other and public services during the COVID-19. The pandemic has been a catalyst of digital change for many councils….
It's the Target, Seattle Public Schools, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and Domino’s Pizza have something significant in common. All have been sued for having websites or digital tools that are not accessible for individuals with disabilities.
The Minister for the Cabinet Office is designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) in relation to the accessibility of public sector bodies’ websites and mobile applications(2). The Minister for the Cabinet Office makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of, as read with paragraph 1A(3) of Schedule 2 to, the European Communities Act 1972.
Even before the pandemic, over 10,000 ADA lawsuits were filed in the federal courts alone. That inventory of litigation will only increase as businesses throughout the United States race to build out new online ordering, communication tools, mobile apps, and other digital service offerings.
Head of Digital Inclusion, Accessibility & Standards – HMRC are looking for someone who has an interest in digital inclusion, including accessibility and assisted digital, as well as the service standard which is a key role to ensure we build services usable by everyone.