Accessibility

We take accessibility very seriously and are always looking for ways to improve our site. The majority of our site is compliant to “A” W3C guidelines.

There are display options at the top of the page which enable you to change the font size and colour contrast. There is additional information below detailing how to change font sizes using your browser.

Changing the zoom level of the site

Changing the zoom level of the browser window allows the site’s content to be expanded while retaining the sites layout and structure.

On a Windows PC:

  • Zoom in = Ctrl and +
  • Zoom out = Ctrl and –
  • Restore to Default View = Ctrl and 0

On a Mac:

  • Zoom in = Command and +
  • Zoom out Ctrl = Command and –
  • Restore to Default View = Command and 0

Changing the browser’s standard text size

If you have difficulty reading the text on the screen you can resize it as follows:

For Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • On the View menu at the top of your browser choose Text Size
  • Increase or decrease as appropriate

For Firefox

  • On the View menu at the top of your browser choose Text Size
  • Increase or decrease as appropriate

If you are using any other browser, check its “Help” facility to find out how to do it. There are also other options within your browser to help with accessibility eg. changing text and background colours. Check your browser’s help facility for instruction on how to use these functions.

Page layouts

Most of the pages on this website have been arranged in columns and you will find that:-

  • The left-hand column will usually contain navigation menus.
  • The right column will usually contain the main content of the pages