Accessibility


This site has been designed to be accessible for people with any degree of visual or motor impairment and users of screen readers.

W3C Compliance

In order to ensure that the content of this site is accessible, this web site has been designed and constructed in accordance with the guidelines provided by the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).

Visual design

Colours – We have tried to use colours throughout the web site that provide maximum contrast between foreground and background items and also various features on the page including headers, body text and hyperlinks.
Images – All interface graphics and images throughout the web site have been assigned an Alt-text attribute, which describes the contents or function of the item.
Visual design – Style-sheets have been used for all visual items and text. This means that you can change the text size from within the browser

Text resizing

PC / Internet Explorer 6 From the top menu bar, select View and point to Text size

PC / Internet Explorer 7+ 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 -