Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a world designed for everyone, regardless of disability? There are over 11 million people living with a disability in the UK. The latest data published by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) estimates that 19% of working-age adults in the UK have a disability.
How is accessibility defined?
Accessibility is defined as the ability to be reached, approached, used, or understood. Working towards a world where others have access to more of life is undeniably worthwhile.
Want to know how to gain a lifelong customer?
Imagine how frustrating it would be to land on a website you can’t use? For users with accessibility needs the internet is a key resource. If your site offers a user-friendly experience that accommodates disability you’ve gained a lifelong customer and potentially a loyal brand advocate.
Digital strategy 2019? Make web accessibility number 1 on your list…
Let’s consider why web accessibility should be a top priority in your digital strategy. Designing sites that can be accessed by anyone, irrespective of levels of sight, hearing or cognitive capacity, opens your website to a larger demographic. A site that is accessible will be faster and easier to use, will naturally be more intuitive and descriptive and will get you ranked more highly than your competitors.
Including more people in your business will create goodwill and build solid relationships.
If you are looking to make your website more accessible and are working towards meeting the WCAG 2.0 standards we can help.
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