Colleagues from the GOV.UK Design System and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs discuss how teams can help make maps in public services better.
You can find more information about accessibility on the dedicated Accessibility in government blog.
The Collecting Information From Users team explains how their project will help to tackle the long tail of PDF forms on GOV.UK, and how you can get involved.
New social media platforms and trends, and trends on these platforms, spring up all the time. To keep users of the GDS Social Media Playbook informed, Vanessa Schneider highlights key changes and updates.
GDS celebrated Global Accessibility Awareness Day on 21 May. Read the blog post to find out how the day went and watch all the webinars back.
GDS is marking Global Accessibility Awareness Day on 21 May 2020 with a series of webinars about digital accessibility. We're hosting these events in partnership with accessibility leaders across the public sector. Read on to find out the day's agenda, how to join in and how to put on your own events.
At GDS our ambition is to make services as accessible and inclusive as possible, to ensure there are no barriers that might prevent people from interacting with government. We are hiring a Head of Accessibility to lead on this work.
In January's episode of the GDS podcast, Laura Stevens, Creative Content Producer at GDS, speaks to Chris Heathcote, Product Manager and Designer at GDS, and Rianna Fry, Senior Campaigns Manager at GDS, about accessibility, and how regulations make services better for everyone.
Accessibility is now a legal requirement for public sector bodies, but there are more reasons to be compliant. Richard Morton runs the cross-government Introduction to Accessibility training, which emphasises its value.
New regulations mean that public sector websites and mobile apps will soon have a legal duty to meet accessibility requirements. In this blog post, we talk about what we're doing to help you meet the requirements.
From next year, every public sector website and app will need to meet certain accessibility standards. Here's what you need to do to make sure you're prepared.