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Re: Major UK Bank

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 10:52:48 +0100
Message-ID: <46EA59F0.7070801@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: WAI Interest Group list <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Andy Laws wrote:

> in new windows, etc. they will not listen to my company's view point 
> when we are a w3c member and have created many stunning assessable 
> sites, they also have a page laying out there accessibility policy. 
> which is basically all lies. i feel very uncomfortable doing this, could 

You'll find similar situations with corporate culture statements. 
Unless there is unusually strong management commitment, the lower 
echelons will do what they think needs to be done to stay employed, not 
what the policy is.  The policy may be political anyway, like fire 
precautions (it's a criminal offence to jam fire doors open, but most 
organisations tolerate it), or data protection, etc.

> any body please advise me on how i can reason with these people,

You need to consult a lawyer to find out whether you can escape from 
your contract with only acceptable losses.  Generally your choice is do 
what the customer wants, or get out of the contract.

The only other option is to find some organisation that is sympathetic 
with you and has board level contacts with the company.

Incidentally, I think it is unwise to complain about a customer in public.

David Woolley
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