Our website has been designed to be accessible to as many people as possible. Accessibility is an ongoing aspect that we'll continually develop.
We aim to conform to the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C's) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, to a double-A level.
This website uses Hyper Text Mark-up Language (XHTML) Transitional 1.0 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and has been designed to best fit a screen size of 1024 x 768. However, it can be viewed on screen sizes of 800 x 600 or others.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines on W3C website
You can use the AAA links at the top right of each page to increase the size of the text. This is useful if you find the regular size too small.
We have made sure that this website works on all common browsers. We have tested it thoroughly on the following platforms / browsers:
- Safari 4.0 (Mac)
- Mozilla Firefox 2.0
- Internet Explorer 6
- Internet Explorer 7
- Internet Explorer 8
- Google Chrome 4.0
Throughout this site we may link to PDFs and Microsoft Word and Excel documents. We aim to make sure that all document downloads are clearly marked as such and also display the file size.
A number of documents are in PDF format and are marked with this icon:
To open PDF documents, you must have Adobe Reader installed on your machine. Adobe Reader is free and easy to use.
Download free version of Adobe Reader on Adobe website
Microsoft Word documents
Some documents on this site are in Microsoft Word format and are marked with this icon:
To view these documents you can use Microsoft Word, or you can also download a free MS Word Viewer.
Download free version of Word Viewer on Microsoft website
Microsoft Excel documents
Some documents on this site are in Microsoft Excel format and are marked with this icon:
To view these documents you can use Microsoft Excel, or you can also download a free MS Excel Viewer.
Download free version of Excel Viewer on Microsoft website
Useful links to information about accessibility
Web Access Centre on Royal National Institute of Blind People website
Web Accessibility in Mind website