News and events

Keep up to date with the latest news on accessible communications, find out details of events we'll be going to, and read our interviews with experts and innovators.

Latest news

The latest news on the world of accessible communications.

Fraud and cybercrime 'cost UK nearly £11 billion in past year'

21 October 2016
The UK public and small businesses are being urged to start making every day safer as the latest online crime figures from Get Safe Online and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) reveal that a staggering £10.9 billion was lost to the UK economy as a result of fraud, including cybercrime, in 2015/16.

Winners of the Tech4Good awards 2016 revealed

14 July 2016
The sweet smell of success was very much in the air at this year's dazzling Tech4Good award ceremony, held at BT headquarters in London. The annual showcase, now in its sixth year, celebrates technological innovation that makes life better for others. The expert judging panel had the tough task of whittling down over 200 nominations to just 28 finalists.

Criminals target uk youth as identity frauds rise

08 January 2015
As banks and lenders have become more adept at detecting false identities, fraudsters have focused on stealing and using genuine people's details instead. A lack of awareness about identity fraud is making it even easier for fraudsters to obtain the information they need.

Upcoming events

Find events where we’ll be showcasing our products and services.

50+ Show Birmingham

17-18 February 2017
After last visiting in 2013, The 50+ Show will return to Hall 8 at the NEC Birmingham in 2017.

Kidz to Adults Middle, Coventry

16 March 2017
One of the largest exhibitions for children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs.

Naidex Birmingham

28 - 30 March 2017
A trade, professional and consumer show dedicated to the care, rehabilitation, and lifestyle of people with a disability or impairment.

Look who's talking

Interviews with accessibility experts on the latest technology and ideas.

Wayfindr revolutionises travel for blind people

Wayfindr beat off stiff competition to win the AbilityNet Accessibility Award.

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