Accessibility

Our Commitment to Accessibility

We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

Standards Compliance

This website endeavours to conform to level Single-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for everyone.

HTML Validated

This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant HTML code means it will also be compatible with future browsers.

Resizable Text

Most web browsers include functionality to allow you to increase or decrease the text in a web page.

How to Resize Text in Internet Explorer 8

In your browser menu, select View > Text Size > Your desired text size

Alternatively to zoom the entire web page you can select View > Zoom > Your desired zoom options

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Zoom
Zoom In: Ctrl++
Zoom Out: Ctrl+-
Reset: Ctrl+0

How to Resize Text in Firefox and Safari

In your browser menu, select View > Zoom > Zoom In or Zoom Out

To resize only the text (rather than the entire web page) ensure Zoom Text Only is selected before resizing

To reset, select View > Zoom > Reset

Mac Keyboard Shortcuts
Zoom In: Cmd++
Zoom Out: Cmd+-
Reset: Cmd+0

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Zoom In: Ctrl++
Zoom Out: Ctrl+-
Reset: Ctrl+0

How to Resize Text in Chrome

In your browser menu, select Page > Zoom > Your desired text size

Mac Keyboard Shortcuts
Zoom In: Cmd++
Zoom Out: Cmd+-
Reset: Cmd+0

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Zoom In: Ctrl++
Zoom Out: Ctrl+-
Reset: Ctrl+0

Editable Styles

Most web browsers will allow users to set their own styles for the website.

How to Import Your Own Style Sheet in Internet Explorer

  1. In your browser menu select Tools > Internet Options > Accessibility
  2. Click on any of the 3 checkboxes to ignore colours, font styles or font sizes
  3. Upload your own stylesheet by clicking the Format document using my style sheet checkbox and using the Browse button to select and upload your preferred style sheet

 

How to Edit Font and Colours in Firefox

  1. In your browser menu select Tools > Options > Content
  2. To edit font styles: In the Fonts & Colours section select Advanced and choose your desired font styles. Make sure Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above is unticked.
  3. To edit colours: In the Fonts & Colours section select Colours and choose your desired colours. Make sure Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above is unticked.

 

How to Import Your Own Style Sheet in Safari

  1. In your browser menu select Edit > Preferences > Advanced
  2. In the Style sheet drop down select Other...
  3. Browse to select and upload your style sheet

 

Images

Content will be usable/accessible with images off/disabled. Unless they are purely decorative, all images used on this website have appropriate alt attributes. Additionally an image replacement technique may have been used which would allow text to remain accessible.

 

Contact Information

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 this website, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

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