Ensuring everyone has access to the services we provide is important, to make us more accessible we continue to review how people access our online services and improve them where possible.
We recognise that many internet users can find websites difficult to use due to the way they have been designed and so we have tried to ensure that our website is accessible in accordance with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) guidelines, as an example our website uses dynamically sized text allowing all browsers to resize the text to the users needs.
Changing Text Size:
Users are able to change the Text size of pages throughout the website by using the bar featured at the top of each web page.
Uses can change the brightness and contrast on each page, this can be done by using the colour bar at the top of each page.
Font Resizing on Browser
Font sizes on this website are responsive to the default size selected in your browser, you can change the size of the text by:
Internet Explorer: Page – Text Size, Select Font Size.
Firefox: View – Zoom, select Zoom In or Out.
Different browsers have different features to change the font size, check their help files for more information.
Most browsers use a “Zoom” feature, which will allow you to zoom closer in on text/images throughout the website.
Using Tab Key for Accessible Browsing
Instead of using a mouse, you can use the Tab key on your keyboard to browse through the website.
To do this:
Use the Tab button repeatedly to select all available buttons in your browser and links on the website.
Select Shift and Tab to change direction.
Select Enter to select link.
Style Sheet for Non Images
This website is responsive when users select for no images to be displayed, information will stay formatted correctly.
This website has been designed to suit all accessibility requirement, including headers, text, images and videos.
If you require further assistance in tailoring your browser to make it more accessible, there are a number of useful guides available online, which can be found by searching for ‘browser accessibility customisation’.