Accessibility statement

"The power of the web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect." Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web.

The team behind this web site hope that, whoever needs to use it, can do so easily.

If you do 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. Talk to us about the problem and we will listen.

Follow the links below to find out all you need to know about accessing this site.

Having trouble reading this site you can:
Increase the size of text or change the colour scheme using this page Text and Colour Scheme

The latest versions of several web browsers (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari) allow users to easily increase the font size for better readability. Try holding down the Ctrl key (Command key on a Macintosh) and press the + (plus) key. You can also decrease the font size by holding down the Ctrl or Command key and pressing the - (minus) key.

Would you like this site read back to you? There are a number of free downloads that can read this site back to you including:
This is not an exhaustive list and there are other systems available. HBC are not responsible for external software or websites.

Website access in many languages other than English.
You can translate this website into other languages using Google Translate

How to access information in Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

Link to the BBC accessibility website for help with making adjustments to your computer to make the most of the web.