Here’s why your DIY website builder is bad…

Small businesses and start-ups always have a tight budget when it comes to creating an online presence. It’s understandable with most of the money going into creating a sustainable business. So a website may not be your first priority.

Brand design, Development

The ‘Purple Pound’ – how your online store can benefit

Today, the 13th November 2018, marks Purple Tuesday, a UK-wide event that is promoting accessible shopping, established to recognise the needs of disabled people in the UK and ensure that their shopping experience, online or offline, is as inclusive as possible.

Advice, News and views, Insights, Accessibility, Content, Development, E-commerce, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Web design, Commerce

“Why do I need social media, again?”

The roots of social media stretch far deeper than you can possibly imagine. Despite it seeming a relatively recent phenomenon, sites like Facebook and Twitter are the logical outcome of centuries worth of social development among the human population.

Advice, News and views, Insights, Social media

Deaf Awareness Training with Memnos Costi

Last month, the HeX Productions team organised a D/deaf awareness training course in conjunction with Director of ablemedia and Deaf Awareness Trainer/British Sign Language translator, Memnos Costi.

Advice, News and views, Events, Insights, Accessibility

World Mental Health Day at HeX

One in four people in the UK are affected by a mental health problem at least once in their lifetime. When it comes to mental health in the workplace, it can be a huge challenge, at least one in six workers are affected by mental health conditions including anxiety and depression.

Advice, News and views, Awareness days

HeX Productions at London Accessibility

Carrying on the ‘HeX World Tour’, our Creative Director, James, went down to the London Accessibility Meetup on 23 August to talk about how the community can help local authorities when it comes to accessibility.

Advice, Industry, Government, Local Gov, News and views, Events, Insights, Accessibility, Content, Development

What in the world is WordCamp?

As our intrepid team departed for WordCamp Brighton (17-18 August), we took a look at what the word on the street is about WordCamp.

The HeX team gets about a bit in terms of WordCamp. Only this year, James has spoken at Belfast, Boston (USA) and now Brighton – although we’re not tied to just the ‘B’ places, we’re off to NYC in September and might rock up at Manchester WordCamp in October.

News and views, Events, Team, Accessibility, Content, Development