Accessibility statement

Changing your font size and colour

People with a visual impairment may have problems reading the default colours and font sizes on this website. It is possible to change these settings so all web pages are displayed in a larger typeface and clearer colour scheme.

Change colours and fonts

Use the instructions below to alter the font size and colour on your browser. The instructions are for Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 and above.

Changing font size and colour in the browser settings

To enlarge text, select View and then Text Size on your browser menu bar.

To change your colour settings:

  • select Tools from the top of the browser window
  • click on Internet Options - a pop-up window will appear
  • click on Accessibility - another pop-up window will appear
  • tick the box marked 'Ignore colours specified on web pages'. Click OK
  • in the Internet Options window (which should still be open) click on Colours - a pop-up window will appear
  • deselect the box marked 'Use Windows colours'
  • choose a text colour and background colour by clicking on the coloured boxes to the right of Text
    select OK to apply these changes to your browser

Documents

Adobe Acrobat - PDF documents
Some documents on this website are available in PDF format (pdf). You need to have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to view these documents. The reader is free to download from the Adobe Reader download page. PDF documents on this website are indicated as (pdf) beside the link to the document.

Adobe provides advice on accessibility for those who have difficulty viewing documents in PDF format.