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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

Accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing

In the UK, around 9 million people are deaf or hard of hearing and according to the British Deaf Association, more than 151,000 people around the country use British Sign Language (BSL) at home to communicate with others.

Advice, Industry, News and views, Insights, Accessibility, Development

HeX in Boston (USA)

Home of the Red Sox, the USS Constitution and the famous sitcom ‘Cheers’, Boston in Massachusetts, USA is famous for many reasons, but it wasn’t on HeX’s radar until July. That’s when our Creative Director, James, was asked to speak at Boston WordCamp.

News and views, Events, Insights, Accessibility, Development

HeX hosts Global GovJam 2018

As an organiser of any event there will always be apprehension and nerves.  Thankfully we were surrounded by an amazing bunch of people who were around to calm the nerves, share their knowledge and support HeX in their very first Global GovJam in Nottingham.

Local Gov, Team, Content, Development, Events, Insights, Higher education

HeX’s bespoke website theme

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout. The point of using Lorem Ipsum is that it has a more-or-less normal distribution of letters, as opposed to using ‘Content here, content here’, making it look like readable English.

Advice, Industry, Commerce, News and views, Insights, Development, Wordpress

National Apprenticeship Week: Quizzing a past and present apprentice

As it’s National Apprenticeship Week 2018 (#NAW2018) we decided that today would be a great day to let you know how amazing an apprenticeship, in the career that you desire, really is. But don’t just take our word for it, as part of the celebratory week we’ve asked two members of the team, Ben and Jess about apprenticeships.

Advice, News and views, Insights

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