Accessibility

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

Accessibility in the development mix

As a relatively new developer who manages projects at a relatively new agency, I have alot on my plate. I’m currently learning not only how to produce what is required of me technically, but also the right outcome with the ‘right’ processes across many different devices. This is alongside managing the workloads of developers with varying levels of experience, some far more senior than I am.

Industry, Accessibility, Development, Maintenance, Web design, Insights

True web accessibility – a call to arms!

Our web developer, Ben Lumley, runs us through the fight for accessibility and how businesses could be missing the mark on more than 30% of their customer base if their website is not accessible!

Industry, Commerce, News and views, Accessibility, Development

How accessibility can increase your online sales

Today is Black Friday and online sales are expected to go through the roof today. But here, Jon our Web Developer discusses why accessibility goes hand in hand with increased sales.

Advice, Industry, News and views, Insights, Accessibility, Content, Development, E-commerce

Aching for Accessibility

Last week the team took a trip down to Neath, South Wales on behalf of Broxtowe Borough Council to witness the website being tested at The Shaw Trust.

Accessibility, Content, Development, Charity, Government, Higher education, Insights
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