What is The Equality Act?

The Equality Act 2010 exists to tackle inequality, eradicate discrimination, victimisation and harassment, and foster good relations. It includes the requirement for those who provide public services – even when […]

What is an Access Statement?

An Access Statement is a summary version of an Access Audit, which can be used to compliment the Access Audit, or as a stand-alone report. An Access Statement can be […]

Why Choose Access Alba?

Yvonne Wemyss, Director of Access Alba, and its partners are registered members of the National Register of Access Consultants (NRAC), providing skilled and professional services, from individuals who understand the […]

Why do I need an Access Audit?

The Equality Act Code of Practice states that the completion of an Access Audit by a ‘suitably qualified person’ will ‘help service providers’ to meet their obligations under the Act’. […]

Creating an Inclusive Environment

How much do your staff know about reasonable adjustment?  It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that teams know how to assist individuals with support needs, or how […]

Measuring up to Legislation

Are you an employer, or do you provide a public service? Are you aware, and do you understand the requirements of the Equality Act 2010? Are you aware of other […]

What Does the Law say about Accessibility?

Employers and service providers are obligated, by law, to carry out reasonable adjustment. This to ensure that disabled people are not put at a disadvantage compared to a non-disabled person. […]