Here is a selection of testimonials from our clients....
"Benefiting from the expertise of genuine authorities in their fields, our project was managed efficiently and proactively from start to finish. Working flexibly as an extension of our team, Access By Design in partnership with Highbrook delivered a product of the highest quality in design, accessibility and functionality. Access By Design is a rare example of a company fully understanding and delivering on a brief with the shared enthusiasm of its stakeholder."
Michael Anderson, Head of Marketing, Brother UK
"The great thing about working with Access By Design is that they know everything. However small your project, they will bring a vast hinterland of knowledge to it. They'll tell you what's going to work, how it works and how you can make it better. The fact that they have devised software to make websites usable and readable for everyone speaks volumes. Clive Loseby always goes the extra mile to see that you get what you want. He'll even recommend things that have nothing to do with website design. I should also thank Polly for her patience and creativity in making it happen."
Michael Pilgrim, Highbrook Media
"Businesses are often very personal and individual in their goals, aspiration and ethos. Creating a website which reflects the individuality of your company is no easy thing. Clive and his team at Access By Design did not foist upon us a corporate template but rather they embraced our ethos and started with a blank sheet and a series of round table discussions.
We were made to feel central and in control of our own website as it grew under their skilful care. Through talented design, a good eye and a tireless ability to listen, Access By Design have created the most fantastic website for us.
The site is beautifully designed both graphically and in terms of its flexibility across any device. We really cannot thank Clive and the team enough and we are completely delighted by the results. This wonderful new showcase will single-handedly transform our marketing presence. Thank you all."
Daniel Stroud, Partner, Cover Storey Architects LLP
"Great service at a great price - what's not to like?"
Steve Legg, Founder, Sorted Magazine
“Thank You – Thank You – Thank You
This is our eighth website and without a doubt Run Your Own Website is the best website we have ever had. It is the brain-child and simply a genius idea from Clive Loseby, access-by-design. In my opinion it is for sure the way forward for everyone who is looking for a user-friendly site to manage that is as easy as a.b.c. to navigate. It’s also incredible value for money.
We are all experts in our own field, technology is definitely not one of my strong points, so I was thrilled to say the least to be given a WordPress site that I learned to navigate in a matter of days. There is nothing complicated about the set-up and if you do run into a problem, be it sizing an image, placing text in the wrong area, whatever, no matter, the team from access-by-design respond immediately. This quick response and resolution are unique in the world of websites, I can surely testify to that.
From the beautifully designed site from Polly with the clean-cut lines, the uncluttered pages, the ease of going from blog to recipe to health coaching etc., is fast and sleek.
Polly picked up on the energy that I wished potential clients and students to feel when they visit our site and that is without ever meeting me. I would say ingenious.
Sonia who is simply the best teacher, I know this to be true, because I myself have been teaching for 43 years. Did I test her patience? One will never know, she teaches with such incredible ease and nothing is a problem, even when I deleted some content from the website in error, Sonia, quick as a flash logged on and corrected it for me.
As for Clive Loseby, a gentleman and scholar who is passionate about putting all his clients in the driver’s seat, I thank him for creating this fabulous concept. No more having to pay out hundreds and thousands of pounds for a company to update, make changes, add videos, I am now in the driving seat and I love it. You will too, change to run your own website, a gem from the technological world, you will never look back."
Marlene Watson-Tara, Macrovegan
"I am chuffed to bits with my new website. I took my old one down a year ago and tried to just grow my business through my Facebook page. Although Facebook certainly has its place, as a local business, I have realised that it is simply essential that I have a website that allows me to show my products to their best advantage. My new website most certainly does that, Sonia and Clive have been brilliant to work with and I am looking forward to a better 2019!"
John Cole, Owner, The Magic of Mushrooms
Working with the team at Access by Design has been a truly productive and reassuring experience.
Our old website was awful, but thanks to the highly professional treatment we have received we are now, not only looking smart and efficient, we also comply with all the requirements relating to accessibility by our visitors with special needs. As a Radio Station specialising in content for listeners living with disability or disadvantages that is particularly important to us.
Communication and data is easy to share with the team and I felt completely connected at all stages of development. I have no hesitation in recommending Access by Design, they run a tight ship and are very pleasant to deal with.
We shan't be looking anywhere else for future website support, that's for sure.
Trevor Krueger, Equal Ability Radio
“After years of fearing WordPress and not really knowing what I was doing, I decided a user friendly Run Your Own Website was the way forward for me. It removed the jargon terminology, coding and unfamiliar layout as the Run Your Own Website was as simple as using a straightforward Word package.
Over time, our business expanded and I needed a website that went beyond what was contained in the Run Your Own Website framework and Access by Design helped and guided me to design one but it meant I would have to use WordPress to alter certain sections on the website. I feared I would ignore updating my website as I didn’t understand WordPress and imagined I would have to keep paying designers to make alternations for me, unless I went on a course to learn it myself but Clive and Sonia at Access by Design gave me the confidence to use WordPress without any training.
Polly was marvellous by coding the design we wanted in a way that would mean alterations I made going forward were straightforward for me. As promised, they handed over an uncomplicated WordPress dashboard which I could easily navigate and before I knew it, I was not only amending what was written, and making new pages, but even uploading new photos, changing their size and position on the page and even embedded a Trip Advisor logo into my website without any help.
I was able to do this by using both the Run Your Own site and also WordPress. I am so grateful to Clive, Sonia and Polly for handing me a WordPress site that isn’t daunting as now I even find myself within the WordPress Text (coding) section inserting codes myself to make the changes that I want.
I would definitely recommend a Run Your Own site and equally I can assure you if you have a custom built WordPress site, you will be handed one that is easy to use and navigate, something previous website designers I had used seemed unable to provide me with. There are things I still don’t know how to do, but I’m now not afraid to try and I know Access by Design are always at hand if I need help.
Sarah Rutherford, Travel England Tours
Working with Run Your Own website and in particular Sonia to build my new website, has made what could have been a long complicated process very simple.From choosing the package I required, through to understanding what I needed to provide and do to make it work, has been made uncomplicated and effortless every step of the way.
The back of house website system is clear and easy to work too, but should I have been uncertain with any function, help was immediately on hand to guide me through. And, the straightforward, step by step process for uploading or amending text and images will really enable me to keep my website up to date in a timely manner.
I am delighted with my website and have already received some great comments from customers about it's new look. I could not recommend working with Run Your Own website highly enough, and would not hesitate to work with them again.
Heather Joy, Joystars Marketing<
I recently worked with Clive and Sonia to design and establish my own website using Access by Design “Run your own website” product. Firstly, I want to thank Clive and Sonia for their support and for designing such a fabulous website for me.
The product is easy to use and with Sonia’s fantastic design expertise, I was very quickly provided with the basis for what I feel is an attractive and user friendly website (for potential clients and myself) and the training provided by Clive was really helpful and insightful.
Both Clive and Sonia listened to my requirements and supported me to achieve them. I would not hesitate to recommend Access by Design and their Run your Own Website product to any new or small/medium size business, it is accessible, aesthetically pleasing and does exactly what it says it will, i.e. I can run my own website!
Jo Brooks, Aligned HR Services
Clive, Sonia and the whole team at Access by Design have done a great job on my relaunched website, www.lexiconmarketing.co.uk. As well as now having a website I'm really proud of, they've also delivered two important things: a smooth build process, using Basecamp as a really easy communication tool; and a site I can now update and develop easily using their Run Your Own Website platform. If you're looking for a great value website and excellent customer service to support it, then talk to Clive Loseby!
Mark Beaumont-Thomas, Lexicon Marketing
I was recommended to Access by Design by one of their existing clients who had seen five other companies before choosing Clive and his team. His comment was 'they were head and shoulders above the rest'.
From the very first conversation Clive listened and I felt he had already identified my company's requirements and immediately suggested options and the way forward. Because of circumstances I needed a new web site as soon as possible and a marketing strategy. Clive without hesitation liaised with my previous supplier and his team constantly contacted me regarding details for the new web site. The fees were transparent from the get-go and I was consulted throughout.
More important for the first time I understood what Clive and his team were doing for me.
I now have a fantastic web site and will be working with all at ABD to drive my business forward. The ongoing support is second to none. A huge thank you to everyone and I would highly recommend your services.
Malcolm Howell, Howells House Clearance
I have no hesitation in recommending Clive and his team to anyone wishing to create, update or renew a website. I was supported at every stage by kind, understanding and very knowledgeable people, who were sensitive to my needs and to my level of competence.
No request was too small and every question was met with kindness and a clear answer. When I was unsure of what I had to do, I was reassured and supported, which was very empowering. I am now confident in updating and managing my website, safe in the knowledge that I can approach Clive for ongoing support.
In my opinion, Clive and his team will work to bring out the best in any client so they can create the most effective and attractive website which will beautifully show what they are bringing to the world. Thank you again to all who helped me.
Julia Shepherd, Reiki Master
I would like to thank Access by Design for their ongoing support since developing my new website. The website in itself has made a big difference to my business and has helped me to attract new clients. Clive and his team have always been available to talk through any difficulties I have encountered, an approach which I have really valued. I can also highly recommend the bespoke training which Clive provided recently.
Christine Chapman, Career Coach