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Accessibility

We understand that people have varying needs, including those who are less able, and that this may affect how they may view and access the web and our website.

With this in mind, we have endeavored to ensure that this website can be accessed by the widest possible browser community and also be flexible enough for those with screen readers and other tools to access the content.

This site has been targeted to work best in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11, Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari. Other less popular browsers or legacy browsers, will function to a degree, but may not function as completely as the target browsers. Where possible, it is recommended that the latest and most popular browsers are used.

 

Increasing Text Size

If you wish to increase the text size, take the following steps:

Internet Explorer

  • Keyboard shortcuts:
    To zoom in, select Ctrl +
    To zoom out, select Ctrl -
  • Reset to Normal, select Ctrl 0

Mozilla Firefox

In Mozilla Firefox, go to the View menu and select Zoom and select the appropriate option.

  • Keyboard shortcuts:
    To zoom in, select Ctrl ++
    To zoom out, select Ctrl +-
    To reset the room, select Ctrl +0
    Note that you are able to specify whether to zoom the whole page or just text only.

Safari

In Safari, go to the View menu and select Zoom in or Zoom out.

  • Keyboard shortcuts:
    To zoom in, select Ctrl ++
    To zoom out, select Ctrl +-
    Note that you are able to specify whether to zoom the whole page or just text only.

Google Chrome

  • In Chrome, select the Preferences (spanner) icon in the top right hand corner, and either use either the '+' or '-' keys or enter a value.

 

Disabling Colours, Fonts and Styles

Internet Explorer

Select Tools > Internet Options and then select Accessibility.

Mozilla Firefox

Select View > Page Style > No Style.

 

Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts

If required, you are able to access certain commands using keyboard shortcuts.

Command Keyboard shortcut
Switch FilterKeys either on or off Right SHIFT for eight seconds
Switch High Contrast either on or off Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN
Switch the MouseKeys either on or off Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK
Switch the StickyKeys either on or off SHIFT five times
Switch the ToggleKeys either on or off NUM LOCK for five seconds
Open Utility Manager Windows Logo +U

 

Feedback

Feedback is important to us. We endeavour to make as much content as possible accessible, but we also acknowledge we may not always get that right. If you find a part of our site difficult to read or access, please contact us – we are happy to review your suggestions.