We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. We actively work to ensure that this website is accessible and usable by people of all abilities.
How to get the most accessible experience from this website
Our website can be viewed on a range of different screen sizes and the size of text can be changed to suit different people. We have also included a search facility and site index to help people find information more easily.
Using your web browser, you can change the size of text on this website. You can also make other helpful changes in your browser, as well as within your computer generally.
To find out what else you can do, we recommend that you read “Better Web Browsing: Tips for Customising Your Computer” from The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) or visit ‘My Web My Way’ from the BBC.
We are always looking for ways to help people get the best experience from this website. If there is information you think should be included on this page, or if you experience any problem accessing the site then please contact us.
Please note: for advice on what information to include when you contact us, we recommend you read “Contacting Organisations about Inaccessible Websites”.
Our aim is to ensure that all pages of this website conform to level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0). These guidelines are the internationally recognised benchmark for building accessible websites.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines explain how to make websites more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformity to these guidelines also makes websites more user friendly for all people.
Web standards and technologies
This website has been built to conform to W3C standards for HTML and CSS. These technologies are relied upon throughout the site. The site displays correctly in all popular web browsers, and will continue to work in older browsers.
This accessibility statement was issued on 23 April 2015.