We are committed to ensuring that everyone can access our website.

Our website does not rely on specific accessibility tools, such as a text resize. Instead it has been developed to work with your web browser or computer settings. This puts you in control of how you use the world wide web.

Customising your web browser or computer settings

There are a number of ways that you can adapt your web browser or computer settings to suit your needs. You can:

  • Change your text size
  • Change your text and  background colours
  • Magnify your screen
  • Use your keyboard to navigate
  • Make your mouse easier to use
  • Make your computer speak text aloud

Instructions vary according to your operating system (for example, Windows Vista or Apple Mac) and web browser (for example, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox or Google Chrome).

Details can be found on the following websites:

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files

Some documents on our site may be in Adobe Portable Document Format.

Adobe PDF documents allow us to provide you, via our website, with reports, leaflets, applications and other materials that maintain the attractive formatting and graphic images of the printed version without the time and cost of re-formatting as individual webpages. The format also enables documents to be viewed on the widest range of platforms possible.

To view Adobe PDF files

To open PDF documents, you will need to have Adobe Reader software installed on your computer.

Download free Adobe Reader software

Accessibility tools for Adobe PDF

Adobe have developed a number of ways to make PDF files accessible to those using screen readers. For more information, visit their Acrobat Accessibility page