Our website is designed to conform to World Wide Web Consortium accessibility standards, but there are some things you can do to make our site even easier to use:

Site accessibility features

Change the text size

Internet Explorer: Tools Menu / Zoom / Zoom in or Zoom out

Google Chrome: Menu / use + & – beside Zoom

Firefox: Menu / use + & – at top of block

Safari: View / Zoom In or Zoom Out or View / Zoom Text Only / Zoom In or Zoom Out

Navigating this site

Flexible width and scalable layout

You can drag the four edges of the website to display any size you want. The page content adjusts automatically to display correctly for the shape you choose:

You can change your display this way in any application, not just on our website (although the content may not adjust). Next time you visit us and choose ‘Restore down’, your display will be the size and shape you last chose, regardless of where you chose it from.

Customising your computer

AbilityNet have developed some tutorials which tell you how to customise your computer to give you a better experience when using the web. For example, you can find out how to:

Go to AbilityNet for more information.

Using keyboard shortcuts

You can use keys on the keyboard to move around our website more quickly. These are called shortcuts, and the keys you use depend on your browser. Find information for the four main browsers by selecting:

Internet Explorer version 11 shortcuts

Microsoft Edge shortcuts

Firefox shortcuts

Safari shortcuts

Chrome desktop shortcuts

Chrome iPhone & iPad shortcuts

Chrome Android shortcuts

Useful links

You can download free software from the web, and find out about accessibility features for a variety of systems: – for information about customising your computer – for access to a free screen reader – Microsoft accessibility wizard and how to use it – Google accessibility tools – Apple Macintosh accessibility features – accessibility features in Firefox and download extensions