Accessibility

Accessibility

This website has been developed to ensure its content is available to a wide audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features.

We strive to maintain conformance to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) provided by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) at level AA.

We are committed to continuous improvement to ensure our website continues to meet accessibility standards though our web life cycle.

 

Accessibility features

Below is a list of some of the features of this website, designed to ensure best-practice accessibility standards.

  • Text and links are of sufficient contrast for vision-impaired users.
  • Fonts are scalable.
  • A choice of stylesheets is available through the preferences page. The stylesheet can be over-ridden.
  • Images are marked with ALT tags for screen readers.
  • Pages are optimised for printing.
  • The site, including the mega dropdown menu, is keyboard navigable. A skip-to-content link is provided.
  • Link content is contextual where possible.
  • Videos are captioned with subtitles.
  • Adobe Flash is not required.

 


 

Disability Action Plan

We have developed a Disability Action Plan to ensure our business practices do not result in discrimination against people with disabilities.

The plan conforms to the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

  Disability Action Plan 2014 - 2016 (PDF 361 KB)

  Disability Action Plan 2014-2016 (RTF 88 KB)