Accessibility policy

Measures to support accessibility

We’ve developed our website with the aim of making it as easy as possible for everyone to use. It has a responsive design which means the website will adapt to your screen size and to the orientation of your phone or tablet.

We take the following measures to ensure accessibility of

  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices

Accessibility options

You can find out about the accessibility options available in some of the most popular operating systems and browsers using the links below:

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • Flourish
  • Embedded content from third party suppliers
  • Adobe PDF

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Alternative text for images

All images (other than purely decorative images) have associated text that describes the content of the image. If you are using screen reading software, it should read the ‘alt text’ to you.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for

Some PDF’s across the site: Embedded images and graphs may not have text alternatives because we cannot ensure the quality of contributions. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read PDF files. Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe website. We can provide text only versions of all our content upon request. Please contact us to report an issue or request a text only version by emailing us.