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Accessibility

This website has been designed to be as accessible as possible and compatible with the types of adaptive technology used by people with special needs, including screen readers.

Font size

This website has been designed so that you can alter the text size for improved visibility. The method for changing font sizes differs depending on which web browser you are using.

Internet Explorer Users

To increase or decrease the text size on this web site select the ‘View’ menu, then ‘Text Size’. Choose your preferred text size from the options available.

Firefox Users

To increase or decrease the text size on this web site select the ‘View’ menu, then ‘Text Size’. Use the options to change the text size to suit your needs.

Google Chrome

To increase or decrease the text size on this web site select the ‘Options’ menu, then ‘Zoom’. Use the options to change the text size to suit your needs.

Alternative Stylesheet

This website uses stylesheets to control the look of the website. Alternative stylesheets are provided for improved visibility.

Firefox Users

To select an alternative stylesheet, select the ‘View’ menu, then ‘Page Style’. Choose your preferred style from the options available. You can also use the stylesheet links below for high contrast colour schemes to aid visibility of text on the page.

Internet Explorer Users

Use the stylesheet links below for high contrast colour schemes to aid visibility of text on the page.

Google Chrome

Use the stylesheet links below for high contrast colour schemes to aid visibility of text on the page.

Navigating this Website

The pages have been laid out to be consistent throughout the web site, making navigation simple and intuitive. You'll find links to the main sections in the menu on the left hand side of the page. Additional text links are available at the bottom of the page to the general information pages.

We also have a site map if you cannot easily find what you are looking for.

Navigating with Access Keys

Some browsers will allow you to use the keyboard to navigate to useful places within a page. If your browser supports this feature then you can use the following hot keys or short-cuts.

In line with UK Government guidelines, pages on this site can be accessed using the following access keys:

Alt + 1 : Home Page
Alt + 2 : Latest News
Alt + 3 : Site Map
Alt + 8 : Terms & Conditions
Alt + 9 : Contact Us Page
Alt + 0 : Access key details (this page)

If you choose to print a page of content you will notice that the site navigation bar and menu items are not included in the printout. This is a deliberate feature.

This site has been designed in accordance with UK government standards on web design, the published standards of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). If you experience any difficulties using our website please let us know by emailing us.

Browser Compatibility

This website has been designed and tested with the following web browsers. We recommend that you always use the latest version available to improve your online experience and increase the security of your computer.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

For more information about Internet Explorer please visit www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/

Mozilla Firefox

For more information about Firefox please visit www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/

Apple Safari

For more information about Apple's Safari please visit www.apple.com/safari/

Google Chrome

For more information about Google Chrome please visit http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en-GB/landing_tv.html