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More disabled consumers online: a timely reminder of accessibility

Nearly twelve million people in the UK have a limiting long-term illness, impairment or disability.

Ofcom recently published its Disabled Consumers’ Ownership of Communications Services Report, which reveals younger disabled people now have roughly the same level of internet access as the non-disabled.

What are the common mistakes of accessibility and what does the landscape look like for disabled consumers' access to the web?

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UK e-tailers improve on accessibility

Some of the UK's top online retailers have made improvements to the accessibility of their websites over the last 12 months, with Boots and John Lewis the top performers in a Webcredible study. 

The average accessibility score increased from 57% to 62%, but some online retailers' scores have slipped since last year, and there is still plenty of room for improvement.

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