recognise and value the provision of information on this website in a
format which is accessible to all, regardless of ability or disability.
try to maintain WAI Level AA accessibility
further development of our web services we strive to improve our
compliance and aim to meet as many of the WAI Level AAA guidelines as
is an accessible website?
accessible site is one that accommodates the full range of users.
Designing for accessibility therefore means accepting that, for online
information, there is:
standard information user, and,
standard device for browsing information
accessible website does not exclude anybody due to:
abilities, or the method they choose to access the web.
websites prioritise clear content, structure and ease of navigation
over frilly aspects of design, however they also need not be visually
unattractive, nor are they prevented from using the latest web
technologies, provided that all information is still accessible to
can use the icons at the top of every web page to change the size of
the text that appears on this website.
may also use your browser settings to change the text size for all the
websites that you visit. The technique for doing this is slightly
different depending on the browser that you use:
Explorer 7/8: Select the 'Page' menu, then one of the options under
'Zoom' or 'Text Size'. The default setting is 'Medium'
Explorer 6: Select the 'View' menu, and select one of the options under
Firefox: Select the 'View' menu, then 'Text Size', then select
Increase, Decrease or Normal, or the 'View' menu, then 'Zoom', then one
of the options
Select the 'View' menu, then one of the 'Zoom' percentage options
Select the 'View' menu, then one of the 'Text Zoom' options
browsers may also have similar options available. Please consult the
documentation provided with your browser if similar options to the ones
above aren't available.