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Accessibility

The Equality Act 2010 provides for an employer to take proportionate steps, when recruiting or promoting, to meet the needs of, or redress any disadvantage suffered by individuals on account of a protected characteristic. This page provides advice to ensure that the content of this website is available to as many people as possible.

How to increase the font size on this website

Depending on which web browser you are using, follow the relevant instructions below. The instructions may also work with other versions of the same web browser.

Internet Explorer

·          Choose the drop down menu at the top of the window of the browser marked ‘view’
·          A list of options will appear in the drop down menu-choose ‘text size’
·          Next, another drop down menu should appear with options of smallest, smaller, medium, larger, largest
·          Select large or largest
·          The text in your browser window should now appear larger
 
Screen Magnification
 
Internet Explorer

·          Choose the drop down menu at the top of the window of the browser marked ‘view’
·          A list of options will appear in the drop down menu, choose ‘zoom’
·          Next, another drop down menu should appear with the options of ‘zoom in’, ‘zoom out’ or a specific magnification.
 
Firefox 3

·         Chose the drop down menu at the top of the window of the browser marked ‘view’
·         A list of options will appear in the drop down menu, choose ‘zoom’ and then ‘zoom in’
·         The text in your browser window should now appear larger.
 
Note: If you have changed the settings and you find that this does not magnify the text sufficiently enough, then it may be worth investigating screen magnification software. Screen magnification can magnify up to 16 times. The features of screen magnification software vary, for example some have speech support integrated into the program. There are several available on the market to include Lunar, MAGic and Zoomtext.
 
Changing the colours of the screen
 
Internet Explorer

·          To override the default colours or colour schemes go to the ‘Tools’ menu and choose ‘Internet Options’
·          When the dialog box appears, click on the ‘colours’ button and adjust accordingly by de selecting the ‘Use Windows Colours’ box.
·          Then, choose the ‘Accessibility’ button and tick the box labelled ‘Ignore colours specified on web pages’

Firefox

·          To override the default colours or colour schemes, go to the ‘view’ menu and choose ‘page style’
·          Choose the option marked ‘No page style’

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