We want everyone who visits our website to be able to access the full range of services available, regardless of their skill or technology.
How accessible the site is
We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible.
There are known issues with the:
- 3rd party functionality: areas of the site which are developed by external 3rd party companies
- content: this includes web page content or documents
What to do if you have problems or queries
If you have any accessibility problems or feedback, please email us at email@example.com.
If you need to contact us about any other issues, please use our get involved page.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
We are committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
Under the Equality Act 2010 we must ensure we do not unlawfully discriminate in our service delivery and make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities where necessary. We are constantly working to improve the accessibility and usability of our site.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non compliance with the accessibility regulations
- forms: screen readers are not able to see the layout of a form as it doesn’t have text labels for its controls, failing success criterion 1.3.1
- headings: there are empty heading tags, failing success criterion 1.3.1
- images: there is an animated image that lasts over five seconds with no means of pausing or stopping it, failing success criterion 2.2.2
This is a 3rd party product, so we don’t have full control of its code.
- headings: these do not cascade, failing success criterion 1.3.1
- headings: heading styles are not consistent, failing success criterion 1.3.1
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
- content that’s under someone else’s control that we haven’t paid for or developed ourselves:
- social media buttons
- social media feeds
Preparation of this statement
This statement was prepared on August 2021. It was last reviewed on 13 August 2021.
We re-assess the code, design and content of a website, application or system for accessibility whenever it undergoes a major modification. We do this internally using a combination of automated and manual checking.
Main site page content is manually checked every time it is updated.