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Graham Armfield

This is a great article Laura. You’ve highlighted that there is a solid business case for accessibility – something that some organisations are slow to embrace.

One other aspect that you didn’t mention is the legal aspect. In the UK the Equality Act does specifically mention an obligation for websites to be accessible. And legal cases do get started – see RNIB vs BMI Baby (

When I’m testing websites for accessibility I use the Wave tool a lot, but as a Firefox add-on – which I prefer as you can use it for intranet and development area testing as well.