When creating this website, we aimed to make something that's accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We worked, and actively work, to increase the accessibility and usability of the website by testing in a number of browsers, screen readers, accessibility and HTML validators and other web tools. By doing this, we align ourselves with many of the available standards and guidelines set for websites on the Internet today.
The site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS and checked with the W3C Markup Validation Service. We aim for the site to display correctly and uniformly across all major current browsers and the use of standards compliant code should mean any future browsers will also display it correctly. However, whilst we strive to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability and attempt to ensure that all the content validates and displays correctly, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.
If you'd like to increase or decrease the size of the text on this website, it can be done in the following way:
- PC / Internet Explorer 6 - From the top menu bar, select View and point to Text size.
- PC / Internet Explorer 7/8 - From the menu bar underneath the search field, select Page and point to Text size.
- PC / other browsers - Increase text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press +. Decrease text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press -.
- Mac / all browsers - Increase text size: Hold down the Command key and press +. Decrease text size: Hold down the Command key and press -.
We are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility. In the meantime, should you experience any difficulty in accessing any areas of this website or have any comments or questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.