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We want our website to be accessible to everyone. We are continually seeking to improve our website and make it easy to use.

To make our website easy to view, we’ve designed it in accordance with guidelines from the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Pages have been built to comply with a standard of at least WCAG 2.0 AA guidelines.

Helpful features

We’ve designed the site for different monitor sizes – including mobile phones and tablets.

We use meaningful alternative text for all images to provide descriptive text for screen readers.

We make sure that our brand colours are used in a consistent way to make text stand out.

We use a non-serif font which is easy to read.

We use hyperlinked text.

We’re also working hard to make sure our site has useful, clearly written content that’s simply laid out, so the site is easy to navigate.


Text size can be increased or decreased in your browser:


You can change your Chrome font in Settings, where you can change the default size on the Page Zoom option.

Alternatively, you can zoom in on any page by holding CTRL and +, and you can zoom out using CTRL and -.


You can hold down the Apple key and + to zoom in, and hold the Apple key and – to zoom out.

Mozilla Firefox

Click on the three-line menu icon in the top right of the browser and choose ‘Options’.

‘Fonts & Colours’ appears under Language and Accessibility, where you can change the default font and its size.

Alternatively, you can zoom in on any page by holding CTRL and +, and you can zoom out using CTRL and -.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Click ‘View’ at the top of the screen.

Click on ‘Text size’ on the dropdown menu that appears and select ‘largest’.


We use YouTube to host our videos, and where possible videos used on the website will have their captions coded into the video file. Where this hasn’t been possible, the captions will have been created within YouTube. These captions can be accessed by clicking the ‘CC’ button within the video player.

Adobe Acrobat PDF files

Many of our publications and documents are made available in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is freely available from


We’re always seeking to make improvements to the site and welcome any comments, suggestions or feedback. Please email us at if you have any problems or suggestions.