Accessabilty

Style sheets

This site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for visual layout. If your browser supports it, style sheets can be disabled or over-ridden to customise the appearance of the website, to your preference.

Font sizes

You can change the font size of each page to your preference through the browser.

  • In Internet explorer 9 and above press CTRL + to increase font size and CTRL - to decrease.
    CTRL 0 will reset sizes to default.
  • In Internet Explorer 7 (&8), select View, then Text Size, and then your preferred size.
  • In Netscape select View, then Text Zoom, and then your preferred percentage size.
  • In Firefox press CTRL + to increase font size and CTRL - to decrease. CTRL 0 will reset sizes to default.
  • In Opera *****
Forms

Labels are used to assist access to form fields. All forms follow a logical tab sequence.

Tables

Tables are not used for general site layout.

Colours

The site has been designed so that the main body content is easy to read through its colour combinations. If you have any difficulty in reading parts of the site please contact us.

Links

We have worked hard to ensure that our links are meaningful, and some links are explained in greater detail by using a title attribute.

Browsers
** This website is built to XHTML 1.0 Strict and CSS 2.0 / 3.0 standards. This website will function and look as intended in browsers that support these standards. The most common of these are;
  • Firefox 3 +
  • Internet Explorer 7.0+
  • Opera 9.0+
We cannot guarantee full functionality of the website (in particluar the main navigation menu) if you are using a browser version earlier than Firefox 2.x, Internet Explorer 7 or Opera 9. We would reccomend upgrading to a later version in order to be able to view the website as intended. If this is not possible you may find the website easier to use by disabling CSS altogether - please see your browsers help documentation for further information.