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Jim Byrne Accessible Website Design Glasgow for The Third Sector, Voluntary, Charities and Not for Profits

Accessible, Responsive Website Design
Jim Byrne Web Designer

Voluntary, Education and Public Sector clients we have worked with

Published: June 12, 2013

We work with organisations of any size, from Charities with one worker to public sector organisations with hundreds. Whatever the size we will work hard to help you meet your project goals.

Examples of clients we have worked with in the voluntary, education and public sector

Voluntary Sector Organisations

  • Evenbreak – helping inclusive employers attract more talented disabled people.
  • Site Scotland – a charity for blind and visually impaired people
  • Law Works Scotland – provision pro bono legal services
  • Learning Link Scotland.
  • Edinburgh Tenants Federation
  • Birnam Arts Centre
  • The North East Equalities Coalition
  • Eden Voluntary Society for the Blind and Partially Sighted (EVSB)
  • Motor Neurone Disease Scotland
  • The Ability Fest Conference
  • Centre for Independent Living in Glasgow
  • The Lothian Centre for Integrated Living
  • North Lanarkshire Federation of Tenants’ and Residents’ Associations (NLF)
  • The Wellbeing Initiative
  • Scottish Accessible Information Forum Consultancy and author of Standards publication
  • The Centre for Womens’ Health in Glasgow
  • Scottish Consumer Council
  • Self-Directed Support Scotland
  • Glasgow Organisation of Disabled People
  • Scottish Human Services
  • Opening: providing training and employment opportunities to disabled people
  • Glasgow Association for Mental Health
  • Enable
  • Prince’s Royal Trust Network of Information Officers
  • Barlarnark Disability Unit
  • The Alpha Project
  • The Kelvinbank Resources Centre
  • Cue and Review – recording service for the blind
  • Scottish Healthy Choices Awards Scheme
  • The Coalition of Carers in Scotland
  • The Rosemount Project
  • Worldwoman

Education Sector

  • Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)
  • University of Southampton. Consultancy in relation to redesign for Social Policy and Social Work website
  • Glasgow Caledonian University Website. Numerous research project websites and content management system training.
  • Strathclyde University Special Needs Service. Website development
  • Napier University. Designed and delivered 10 week course on accessible web design.
  • Glasgow University – websites for research projects.
  • Womens History Scotland

Local Government and councils

  • Fife Council – Accessible Web Design Training
  • Glasgow City Council, Social Work Department Accessible Web Design Training and web accessibility audits
  • Forfar Council – Accessible Web Design Training
  • East Dunbartonshire Council, Social Work Department
  • Clackmannanshire Council Accessible Web Design and CSS training course for web developers
  • Anne McGuire MP for Stirling

Contact us today to discuss your project.

Or phone to talk over your ideas: 07810 098 119.

Accessibility Auditing Against WCAG 2.1 & WCAG 2.2 – And Website Design UK, Scotland, Glasgow


Jim Byrne is a specialist, with three decades of experience, in accessible website design, training and accessibility auditing for the not-for-profit, education, public and third sector. An award-winning website developer, website accessibility training provider and WCAG 2 expert ( he provided feedback on the development of WCAG 2.1).

Working with non-profits, charities, voluntary and public sector organisations and social enterprises for over 20 years. Jim set up one of the worlds first website accessibility web agencies in the mid 1990s. Get in touch today to take advantage of unrivalled experience and skills in the area of accessible website design and WCAG 2 auditing. A website designer based in Glasgow but with clients all over the UK.

Jim Byrne Accessible Website Design – A winner of many national and international awards including:

Winner – Best Charitable Website Design Specialist 2019

SME Award: Best Charitable Website Design Specialist 2019 - Scottish Enterprise Awards

Accessible website design awards

  • Best Accessible Web Design Company in the UK Research and Development Awards 2023!
  • Best Web Design Agency, Scottish Lowlands, Corporate Vision MarTech Awards 2022.
  • Winner of ‘Best Charitable Website Design Specialist 2019’.
  • Winner of the Global Bangemann Award in 1999
  • Breakthrough Award for The Lothian Centre For Independent Living online help service.

Want to discuss your website design, access audit or accessibility training project? Get in touch ››

Strathclyde University

Jim provided us with auditing and training services to help the University’s websites and applications meet new government regulations on digital accessibility. His reports were extremely thorough, and have provided an excellent basis for the University to offer better services to students, staff and the public. The training offered gave our staff an excellent insight into designing and developing for users with special requirements, and we look forward to providing an accessible digital experience to all users thanks to Jim’s help and expertise.
Ralph Mackenzie, Front-End Website Designer/Developer, University of Strathclyde

Website Accessibility Auditing – WCAG 2.1 and WCAG 2.2 Checks

A website access audit checks that your website is accessible to disabled people (a legal requirement outlined in the Equality Act 2010). Our website auditors are the most experienced and skilled in the UK; we will check your site against the WCAG 2.0 guidelines and check that your site is compliant with the BS8878 Web Accessibility Code of Practice. Our audits go way beyond tick box checks; they check that your site is accessible and will be usable to the real people who visit your site.

Document accessibility compliance (PDF, Doc) It is also a legal requirement that the Word and PDF documents you provide via your website are accessible. Contact us today to take advantage of our unique expertise in this area.

Accessibility statements – do you need to have one on your website?

Accessible Website Design Training

Contact me and ask about my in-house and online accessible web design training.

This training is suitable for people who work in the public sector or private sector, e.g., Local councils, education, voluntary sector organisations, charities and corporates. If you would like to create standards-compliant accessible web pages this is the course for you.

Learn to design and manage WCAG compliant, accessible websites with my online course

You will learn both the techniques of accessible website design and an entire ‘framework for thinking about the subject’. It will equip you with the skills to understand, identify and fix issues any accessibility issues you come across. Watch the free videos to get a taste of what is on the course.

Video image from Web Accessibility Online Training Course - WCAG 2.1 Compliance

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“The audit was extremely comprehensive, clear and demonstrated Jim’s expertise in the area of accessible web design.” Peter Madden, Project Manager, Sealed Envelope Ltd