Accessibility

Text resizing:
Text can be increased or decreased in size by using the "view" option in your browser. Alternatively you can do the following:
 
PC
Increase text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press +
Decrease text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press -
 
Mac
Increase text size: Hold down the Command key and press +
Decrease text size: Hold down the Command key and press -
 
Access keys
These can be accessed in the following way:
  • PC: hold down Alt
  • Mac: hold down Ctrl
  • Firefox 2, PC: hold down Alt and Shift
Then press one of the keys listed below:
  • '1' to jump to the main navigation
  • '2' to jump to the sub navigation
  • '3' to jump to the main content
Browser compatibility
The following standard browsers are supported from these baselines:
  • PC: Internet Explorer 6
  • PC: Firefox 2
  • PC: Safari 3
  • PC: Opera 7
  • Mac: Safari 3
  • Mac: Firefox 3
General accessibility considerations
  • Our pages are designed so that they can be viewed at a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
  • Page structure is conveyed using header elements.
  • A stylesheet is used on our website and relative font sizes on all text with the exception of graphical text.
  • Images that convey important information have alternative text. Where an image is used for a decorative purpose the alternative text will be left blank.
  • No information is exclusively conveyed using colour.