PAS 78 and how to commission an accessible website

10th Mar 2006

Article at Out-Law detailing a new document called PAS 78. PAS 78: Guide to good practice in commissioning accessible websites is the result of a year's collaboration among the DRC, RNIB, BBC, Tesco, IBM, the W3C and many others. It's not officially the law but Struan Roberstson of Out-Law said:

The DRC's endorsement of PAS 78 is significant and it could be used in court to illustrate whether a business has complied with the Disability Discrimination Act. A failure to follow it could be damaging to an organisation's case; but compliance would be evidence of steps being taken to fulfil the legal duty.