Website accessibility highlighted as key to commercial performance

Companies are failing to recognise the importance of web accessibility despite the commercial benefits, according to independent research.

MediaSurface's survey, UK Financial Services Website Accessibility and Performance Report: Q1 2008, tested more than 330,250 web addresses, looking at accessibility, landing page (metadata and download times), performance, site errors, code quality and overall download speed.

Andy Peart, chief marketing officer at MediaSurface, said the findings suggested a fun