Website accessibility

We strive to make our websites accessible to everyone. Below are options and instructions for the various ways you can navigate this site.
If you have a problem using or accessing this site, please let us know.

Text size
You can alter your browser settings (usually within the 'View' or 'Options' menu or a zoom option). Most browsers allow you to change the size of the font displayed on the screen either permanently or temporarily.

Viewing options
This site is compatible with Dragon, however if you have problems it may be that you are using a newer version. In this case you will need to verbally navigate by link word command.

Access keys
The Access keys for keyboard-only users are as follows:

1. Homepage
3. Site map
7. Contact
8. Website terms of use
0. Access key details (this page)
S. Skip navigation

How to use access keys

Internet Explorer 5+ - Press ALT + Access Key followed by Enter.
Firefox 2.0.0.1 + - Press Shift + Alt Key + Access Key together.
Safari - Press ALT + Access Key
Chrome - Press ALT + Access Key
Opera 8.5+ - Press Shift + Esc Key followed by Access Key.
Text-to-speech
Each page has a link to 'Listen to this page', at the bottom of the page, leading to a dixerIT toolbar. This allows you to have text or just links read to you.

Accessibility and usability standards
This site uses CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), HTML 4.01 Strict and conforms with the AA standards of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Equality Act 2010 and BS 8878:2010 web accessibility code of practice.

Browser compatibility
The site has been tested across the major web browsers and we conduct regular user testing. Browsers and the versions we support are determined by web statistics, which tell us how the majority of users are accessing our sites via desktop, mobile and tablet.

Currently our sites are tested in:

  • Safari
  • Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Android browser

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