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Accessibility Review of Online Retailers

Just before the Christmas Break, an article appeared on the BBC website about the accessibility of shops. The article highlighted that retailers were: “missing out on £249 billion because many are inaccessible to disabled customers”. The focus on the article … Continued

Creating Habits that stick

Creating habits and sticking to them can be tricky. During our World Usability Day open house, we discussed with people what they wanted to change and the best way to do it.

World Usability Day 2016 – The Panel

A slightly trickier subject for World Usability Day this year did not phase our panel members who once again drew in a large crowd to hear their views on ‘sustainability’ and ‘behaviour change’. The crowd also brought with them some … Continued

Improving accessibility in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates is a tremendously exciting, ambitious country and Dubai, as host of the Expo 2020, has the opportunity to show the world the result of their efforts and vision for the future. A few years ago the Dubai Government initiated the MyCommunity programme of projects to promote the participation and inclusion of persons with disabilities in the community. The goal is eliminating all obstacles that may stand in the way of persons with disabilities engaging in their environments.