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Does a charity count as public sector - in terms of the Equality Act?


From: Jim Byrne Accessible Web Design
Date: Jul 31, 2020 3:17AM


I've been asked by a Scottish charity if they fall within the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018?

From what I can tell they have been given government/public sector money do specific pieces of work. They are not sure if that means they are subject to the September deadlines for getting their websites accessible.

Does anyone have any thoughts on this?


About Jim Byrne
With over two decades of experience Jim Byrne is one of the UK's most experienced practitioners in the area of accessible web design. Jim provided feedback during the development of WCAG 2 as part of the Guild of Accessible Website Designers. He is the author of a number of technical books, training courses and accessibility guides. Jim was a winner of the equal access category of the Global Bangemann Challenge.

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