Accessibility information

Standards compliance

All pages on this site are WCAG AA approved, complying wih all priority 1, and 2 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. This is a judgement call; many guidelines are intentionally vague and can not be tested automatically. All the guidelines have been reviewed and it is believed that all these pages are in compliance.

All pages on this site have been constructed to XHTML 1.0 standards.

All pages on this site use structured semantic markup.

Visual Design

This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout. If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable

The site has been checked for readability with different kinds of colour blindness.

Text Size

You can re-size the text on this website using either the text sizing facility provided by your web browser, or the links provided below:

  • Normal text size
  • Large text size
  • Largest text size

Web browsers

This site has been tested in a range of different web browsers.

On PC’s we recommend the following browsers: Internet Explorer 6+, Mozilla FireFox 1+.
On Macintosh computers we recommend the use of the Safari browser.

Printing tips

If you are experiencing difficulties in printing pages from this website please ensure that your web browser settings are configured as follows:

  • turn on printing of background pictures and colours (in Internet Explorer this setting is located under the Tools->Internet Options menu, on the ‘Advanced’ Tab)
  • set your left and right print margins to as small as your printer will allow (in Internet Explorer this setting is located under the File->Page Setup menu)