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Accessibility

As Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web said: 'The power of the web is in its universality'. We recognise the importance of providing a website that is accessible to everyone, regardless of disability.

Accessibility features on this website

There is a skip navigation link at the top of all pages for the convenience of screen readers users.

Access keys have not been used to avoid conflicting with other keyboard shortcuts.

Semantic markup

All pages follow a logical document structure. Screen reader users can get around pages quickly by moving between headings. Navigation menus are marked up as lists. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are used to control layout and presentation.

Text size

You may change the text size of this website to your preference through your browser:

  • In Internet Explorer, select View, then Text Size, and then your preferred size.
  • In Firefox select View, then Zoom, and then Zoom In or Zoom Out, or Ctrl/Cmd + Plus or Minus. (Enable the Zoom Text Only option on that menu if you have a small screen.)
  • In Safari select View, then Zoom In or Zoom Out, or Ctrl/Cmd + Plus or Minus. (Enable the Zoom Text Only option on that menu if you have a small screen.)
  • In Chrome select View, then Zoom In or Zoom Out, or Ctrl/Cmd + Plus or Minus.

Images

All content images used in this site include descriptive alt text. Purely decorative images have empty alt text.

Forms

Forms have their labels explicitly associated with their controls.

Links

All link text has been written to make sense out of context.

Standards compliance

We strive to comply with the W3C WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and aim for our pages to conform to a minimum of WAI-A compliance. Wherever possible, level AA and AAA requirements are also met. See Caveats below.

At the time of launch, all pages validated to HTML5.

Caveats

We cannot guarantee the accessibility of external information linked to from this website.

As we are continuously updating our website, exceptions to the above accessibility standards may sometimes inadvertently be introduced. Please let us know if you have difficulty accessing any of our content.