Accessibility

We are committed to ensuring that our website meets high standards of accessibility and usability.

Text Resizing

If you have a general problem with the size of text on websites you can change settings within your browser to increase the default size of "normal" text - this has the effect of enlarging the text on all the websites that you visit (provided those websites have been built in an accessible way)

  • Internet Explorer 6 
    From the top menu bar, select View and point to Text size
  • Internet Explorer 7 
    From the menu bar underneath the search field, select Page and point to Text size
  • Mozilla, Firefox and most other browsers (PC) 
    Hold down the CTRL key and press +  or Hold down the CTRL key and press -
  • Macintosh (Safari, Firefox and most other browsers) 
    Hold down the Command key and press + or Hold down the Command key and press –

Internet Explorer 8 enables you to zooming in or out. Hold down the CTRL key and press + or use Ctrl and press –

W3C Standards

This website has been built in accordance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (WCAG 1.0) established by the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C), using code compliant with W3C standards for XHTML and CSS. These guidelines aim to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities.

All pages are checked in accordance with Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) guidelines and adhere/comply to these guidelines as far as possible.

Access Keys

Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site. You can navigate through the menu using the TAB key

Images

All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes.

Visual design

This site uses CSS for visual layout. The site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers.

If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.