Website Accessibility

Accessibility Keys

This website uses the following access keys in accordance with the UK Government Standard:

  • s - skip navigation.
  • 1 - Home page.
  • 3 - Sitemap page.
  • 8 - Web Policy page.
  • 9 - Contact Us page.
  • 0 - Accessibility page (this page).

How to use Access Keys

Microsoft Windows based PC

  • Internet Explorer 8+. Hold down the 'ALT' key and press the corresponding access key on your keyboard, release both keys and press 'ENTER' or 'RETURN'.
  • Firefox. Hold down the 'SHIFT' + 'ALT' key and press the number of the corresponding access key on your keyboard.
  • Opera. Hold down the 'SHIFT' key and press 'ESCAPE', release both keys, then press the corresponding access key on your keyboard.

Apple Mac

  • Safari. Hold down the 'CTRL' + 'OPT' key and press the corresponding access key on your keyboard.
  • Internet Explorer. Hold down the 'CTRL' key and press the corresponding access key on your keyboard.
  • Firefox. Hold down the 'CTRL' key and press the corresponding access key on your keyboard.
  • Opera. Hold down the 'SHIFT' key and press 'ESCAPE', release both keys, then press the corresponding access key on your keyboard.
Text Size

To enlarge or reduce displayed text on a Microsoft Windows based PC use the following depending on which browser you are using.

Firefox - Safari - Chrome

To zoom in/out using the keyboard:

  • 'CTRL' and '+' to increase the text size.
  • 'CTRL' and '-' to decrease the text size.
  • 'CTRL' and '0' (zero) returns you to the default 'normal' zoom size.

or with a wheel mouse:

  • 'CTRL' and click the wheel up/down to zoom in/out.

Internet Explorer

IE supports two approaches to web page text sizing; zoom which is common to other browsers and text size change.

To zoom in/out using the keyboard:

  • 'CTRL' and '+' to increase the zoom.
  • 'CTRL' and '-' to decrease the zoom.
  • 'CTRL' and '0' (zero) returns you to the default 'normal' zoom size.

or with a wheel mouse:

  • 'CTRL' and click the wheel up/down to zoom in/out.

To change text size using the keyboard:

  • Press the 'ALT' and 'v' keys.
  • Then press the 'x' key followed by selecting the desired text size using one of 'a' 's' 'm' 'l' 'g'.

or with the mouse:

  • Open the 'View' menu.
  • Select the 'Text Size'.
  • Select the desired text size (smallest to largest) or reset to medium.

Opera

Opera supports two approaches to web page text sizing; zoom which is common to other browsers and text size change.

To zoom in/out using the keyboard:

  • '+' to increase the zoom.
  • '-' to decrease the zoom.
  • 'CTRL' and '0' (zero) returns you to the default 'normal' zoom size.

or with a wheel mouse:

  • 'CTRL' and click the wheel up/down to zoom in/out.

To change text size using the keyboard:

  • Hold down the 'ALT' and 'v' key.
  • Then press the 'z' key followed by selecting the desired text size using the cursor up/down key.
  • Press the 'RETURN' or 'ENTER' key to select.

or with a wheel mouse:

  • Open the 'View' menu.
  • Select the 'Zoom'.
  • Select the desired text size or reset to 100%.