Privacy Policy

At, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by and how we use it. If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us. … [Read more…]

National Informait Forum

  A voluntary organisation committed to encouraging the provision of accessible information, by every means possible, for disabled people, asylum seekers, refugees and anyone else disadvantaged in gaining access to information. The Forum unites a wide range of statutory, voluntary and commercial information providers. National Information Forum Post Point 905 BT Burne House Bell Street … [Read more…]


The consumer today is the victim of the manufacturer who launches on him a regiment of products for which he must make room in his soul. Mary McCarthy: ‘America the Beautiful – the Humanist in the Bathtub’, On the Contrary (1961) Consumerism has several definitions. We should explain that our target here is the pursuit … [Read more…]


Although support for the 2012 London Games appears already to be declining in inverse proportion to the huge escalation of costs and the prospect of Lottery funds being diverted away from good causes, Londoners are commonly said to be “largely” supportive of the project. Well nobody has asked me. I have been implacably opposed to … [Read more…]


The National Information Forum was conceived in 1980 and formalised in 1981, the International Year of Disabled People. Ann Darnbrough, co-author of the Directory for Disabled People, pointed out to the organisers of the Year that their agenda failed to cover the vital subject of the information needs of disabled people. Ann was invited to form … [Read more…]