Accessibility

We make every effort to ensure our website is accessible and easy to use for everyone, no matter what browser you choose to use, whether or not you have any disabilities and regardless of your experience of using the Internet.

Website and government standard compliance

This website has been built to comply with the Priority 2 (Double A) accessibility checkpoints, as established in the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Accessibility Initiative. The initiative promotes usability and accessibility for people with disabilities.

The majority of the website’s pages conform to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative’s ‘AA’ standard.

This website also conforms to the UK government guidelines for websites. HTML5, CSS 2.0, WAI WCAG Level 2 have been set as technical standards.

Changing text size

If you find the text on this website is too small or too large, you can change it easily by clicking the ‘A-’ or ‘A+’ buttons at the top of each webpage. Alternatively, you should simply adjust your browser’s settings:

If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer:
Go to the View menu, select Text Size and then Larger/Largest or Smaller/Smallest.

Google Chrome:
Open the menu, select Settings, click ‘Show advanced settings’ a the bottom an look for the Web Content section. You can choose settings from ‘Very Small’ to ‘Very Large’

Mozilla Firefox:
Go to the View menu, select Text Size and choose Increase or Decrease.

Screen readers

The webpages on this website are designed to be used with screen readers, so that visually impaired users can easily access the content and navigate the site.

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