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AbilityNet: Free Webinar: Accessibility Insights with Atos – 11 August 2020
AbilityNet is delighted to be welcoming accessibility royalty, Neil Milliken of Atos, as the second guest in our new Accessibility Insights bitesize webinar series.
Neil will be interviewed by Robin Christopherson, Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet.

Neil is Global Head of Accessibility for Atos. His role is to deliver better technology for customers and employees, embedding inclusive practice into the processes of the organisation, which has thousands of employees and an annual turnover of billions.

In addition, Neil is the Atos representative on the Business Disability Forum Technology Task Force, and an expert for the W3C Cognitive Accessibility Taskforce. And there’s more…Neil is co-founder of AXSChat, Europe’s largest twitter chat with a focus on Accessibility & Inclusion.

Neil was also named in the top ten of the Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 list in 2018, and Disability & Inclusion practitioner of the year in the 2019 Disability Smart Awards.

They hope you’ll be able to join tham on 11 August for this 30 minute webinar on all things accessibility, starting at 1pm BST.
Register now for our Accessibility Insights webinar with Neil Milliken
New Small Business Leadership and Problem-Solving Programmes

The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched two new small business leadership and problem-solving programmes helping businesses to survive and thrive beyond COVID

The leadership programmes are aimed at helping small business leaders grow their companies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic :

  • The Small Business Leadership Programme will equip business leaders with the confidence and leadership skills to plan for the future of their business, and ensure that they are in a great position to recover from the impacts of coronavirus. Find out more and apply here.
  • The Peer Networks Programme will focus on helping business owners improve their problem-solving skills, through a series of guided exercises. Members of the programme will be given skills in areas such as leadership and management, sales and marketing that they need to tackle these challenges head-on while growing their business. Find out more and apply here.