We have taken a number of steps to ensure our website is easy to use for all its users. Listed below are a number of these accessibility features and how to make best use of them.
Please contact us if you have any questions, if you are having difficulties using the site, or would like to know more about what we are doing to make our websites accessible. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This site is designed in such a way as to allow users to change text size depending on their preference.
On each page, there is a + (plus) and – (minus) button, which allows you to increase or decrease the font size. There are 5 settings – the default setting is the middle one.
If you use a keyboard, you can normally hold down ‘Ctrl’ and use the plus and minus signs.
An alternative option is to adjust the settings of your browser.
For Internet Explorer:
View > Text Size > Smallest/Small/Medium/Larger/Largest
For Mozilla, Firefox, Netscape 6+:
View > Text Size > Increase or Decrease
The site may make use of PDF files for downloadable documents. In order to view these files you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Use of Adobe Flash multimedia content
The website may make use of the free Adobe Flash player for video and other interactive content. This can be download for free from Adobe.
Every effort has been made to ensure that this website is coded to the highest standard. This means using XHTML for markup and CSS for presentation and ensuring code validates wherever possible. The site also adheres to the general spirit of “web standards” by using semantic markup.
All images on the site should have corresponding ALT text provided so that they can be understood by non-visual readers.
Many links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target.
Whenever possible, links are written to make sense out of context.
- Westminster Hall debate on the disclosure of youth criminal records Posted on: Apr 4th, 2019
The 28th March saw a Westminster Hall debate on the disclosure of…
- Unlock response to Supreme Court judgment on criminal records disclosure regime Posted on: Jan 30th, 2019
Unlock, the leading charity for people with convictions, has today…
- Supreme Court to issue judgment on landmark criminal records disclosure regime case on Wednesday 30th January Posted on: Jan 25th, 2019
On Wednesday 30th January at 9.45am, the Supreme Court will hand down…
- Are you from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background and have a criminal record? We want to hear from you! Posted on: Nov 13th, 2018
A criminal record can be a real obstacle in getting on in life. But…
- Landmark case on disproportionate criminal records disclosure regime reaches Supreme Court Posted on: Jun 18th, 2018
The Supreme Court will tomorrow hear the Government’s appeal in a…