Global software company calls for tech industry to become “more inclusive”

Thoughtworks a global software company is asking and encouraging the tech sector to “become more inclusive of all society, including those living with disabilities”.

This is in light of the work Thoughtworks will be doing with Business Disability Forum towards removing barriers and improving equality for those with different abilities at ThoughtWorks itself. Matthew Johnston, Technical delivery consultant, says: “Our work with Business Disability Forum will allow us to work with the experts to enable real, positive changes for our colleagues and clients alike.”

“Inclusive products and services will give access to almost 14 million disabled people in the UK and 1.3 billion people across the world. We are looking forward to collaborating with Business Disability Forum Technology Taskforce - a group of individuals working together to improve the use of accessible technology - to provide best practice and to influence technology suppliers to deliver inclusive products and services for everyone.

“Inclusive tech also allows us to fully engage with our customers accessing the annual £265 billion market which is known as the Purple Pound and is the spending power of disabled households in the UK.”

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