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Accessibility help

This website has been designed to ensure that users can experience all content on the site, using any browser and operating system. Our aim is to provide easy access for all users.

Visually impaired users should be able to experience the site using screen-reading web browsers.

This website aims to comply with the requirements of the  Disability Discrimination Act now incorporated in the Equality Act 2010. If you would like to suggest changes to this site that would make it easier to use, please contact us.

Please read further down this page for more detailed advice on the following areas:

  • Changing text sizes
  • Changing screen resolution
  • Adjusting mouse and keyboard settings

Changing text size

In addition to using the on-site controls, you can make the text larger or smaller by changing the settings on your browser. To do so, you can follow the instructions below:

Internet Explorer
Go to the ‘View’ menu at the top of the browser window. Select ‘Text size’ and select your desired text size setting e.g. select larger, smaller. Alternatively, if you have a mouse with a scroll-wheel, hold down the ‘Control’ key (Ctrl) on your keyboard and use the mouse scroll-wheel to change the text size.

Mozilla Firefox
Go to the ‘View’ menu at the top of the browser window. Select ‘Text size’ and select ‘Increase’ or ‘Decrease’ to go one size up or down.

Other browsers
For other browsers, please check the menus at the top of your browser window to find the text size controls.

Changing screen resolution

PC user
Go to the ‘Start’ button, then select ‘Settings’, then ‘Control Panel’, then ‘Display’, then ‘Settings’. Select to change the desktop area by using the resolution sliding bar. We recommend a resolution of 1024 by 768 pixels or greater. We suggest a minimum resolution of no less than 960 by 680 pixels.

Mac user
Use the Monitor & Sound Control Panel to change the resolution.

Mouse and keyboard settings

You can fine tune your mouse and keyboard settings. For instance, to change the number of mouse clicks required to open a new window.

PC user
Click on the ‘Start’ button for your computer, then select ‘Settings’, followed by ‘Control Panel’, and then ‘Accessibility’.

Mac user
Click on the ‘System Preferences’ button the toolbar at the bottom of the screen, then select ‘Keyboard & Mouse’.