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Blog: Neil Milliken, Atos on what ‘going global’ means for accessible tech

21 July 2017
In our latest guest blog, Neil Milliken explores what making IT accessible means for global businesses (Business Disability Forum)
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Concern over lack of accessible LGBT+ venues in Central London

17 July 2017
Lack of accessible venues despite London being home of Pride (Gay Times)
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LipSync app allows users to control computers with minimal head and neck movement

14 July 2017
The app has been praised for opening up technology to people with disabilities and has won RESNA’s Most Disruptive Technology Award (Special World)
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CEO praised for response to employee mental health day

14 July 2017
The chief of a technology company has been lauded for his support of an employee taking a mental health day (Refinery 29 UK)
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Sainsbury’s: the road to disability employment

11 July 2017
Tim Fallowfield, Sainsbury, discusses the case for disability-smart employment (Management Today)
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Use incentives to boost disability employment, say University of Birmingham researchers

11 July 2017
Academics have argued that more support for businesses could increase the rate of employment among disabled people (University of Birmingham)
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Google Maps enables users to add accessibility details for locations

10 July 2017
Google have crowdsourced their work to improve accessibility information, adding to an existing database (MSN)
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Brighton hosts England’s first Disability Pride Festival

10 July 2017
The one-day festival was supported by Scope and Amaze and aimed to celebrate and raise awareness of people with disabilities (BBC)
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Rail Delivery Group releases new report on future of accessible rail travel

04 July 2017
The report considers aspects ranging from stations to existing equipment in setting out the need for improved accessibility by 2020 (Rail Delivery Group)
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Next Tube stations to go step free announced

04 July 2017
Stations used by millions of passengers each year to go step free as part of £200m accessibility project (Radio Essex)
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