We are committed to providing websites that are usable and accessible to everyone. We actively work to make sure our websites are practical, helpful and available to people of all abilities.
We aim to conform to British Standard (BS) 8878 Web Accessibility Code of Practice from the British Standards Institution (BSI).
We have made every effort to ensure this web site is easily readable using plain English. In addition, we have ensured that the design of this website is not an obstacle to its usability and readability.
The site is also designed to be easily printable - providing a simple, text based output onto paper.
If you have problems, or would like to make any suggestions to improve the site from an accessibility point of view, please get in touch with us:
If you have any difficulty using the internet or have any accessibility issues, we hope the following information is useful.
If you need help getting started online:
Getting started with the internet (BBC WebWise)
If you don't have regular access to an internet connection:
If you find a keyboard or mouse hard to use:
Find out how to make your mouse easier to use (BBC My Web)
Find out about alternatives to a keyboard and mouse (BBC My Web)
If you can't see very well:
Learn how to magnify your screen (BBC My Web)
If you are blind:
Find out about screen readers and talking browsers (BBC My Web)