Last year the Bank of England introduced the new polymer £5 bank note. This year it’s the new £10 note which incorporates features to help blind and partially sighted people better navigate their notes.
We’re delighted to have worked closely with the Bank of England on developing new bank notes that will incorporate features to help blind and partially sighted people better identify their money.
Ken Reid, who lost his sight three decades ago, will cycle to each of the five capital cities of the British Isles across this summer – a trip of about 750 miles to mark 30 years of sight loss
There's been some exciting developments for the future of the cane in recent months. Three ventures in three different countries have been working on how to bring the traditional cane into the modern era and make use of mobile technology.
Michael, a Trainee Solicitor at Ashurst, tells his story about his sight loss journey and working towards a more inclusive society.
How could running a marathon or trekking overseas for charity advance your career?
At a first glance, these challenges may seem somewhat unrelated to your career. Recently, however, there's been a noticeable shift within the corporate sector towards doing social good that goes beyond compliance. Therefore, taking on a charity challenge could really help enhance your personal brand.
Online Today is a new Big Lottery funded project led by RNIB, delivered in partnership to help people with sensory loss get online. Our team is helping people realise the benefits of being online and giving advice on how to use smartphones, tablets and ereaders.
Thanks to sponsorship from the Booker Prize Foundation, RNIB is able to make the six books shortlisted for their prestigious prize into formats that blind and partially sighted people can read.
Here at the RNIB studios in Camden (London), August is a month of plate-spinning. I’ve been eagerly awaiting the shortlist announcement for the Man Booker Prize, so I can get going on producing the titles as Talking Books.