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Our website has been designed to be accessible to as many people as possible. Accessibility is an ongoing aspect that we'll continually develop.

We aim to conform to the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C's) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, to a double-A level.

This website uses Hyper Text Mark-up Language (XHTML) Transitional 1.0 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and has been designed to best fit a screen size of 1024 x 768. However, it can be viewed on screen sizes of 800 x 600 or others.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines on W3C website

Text size

You can use the AAA links at the top right of each page to increase the size of the text. This is useful if you find the regular size too small.


We have made sure that this website works on all common browsers. We have tested it thoroughly on the following platforms / browsers:

Safari 4.0 (Mac)

Mozilla Firefox 2.0

Internet Explorer 6

Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 8

Google Chrome 4.0

Document downloads

All of our documents are in PDF format and are marked with this icon:

The file size is displayed at the end of the link, for example:

Strategic Plan and Business Plan extracts - Scrutiny Research (61 KB)

To open PDF documents, you must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer. Adobe Reader is free and easy to use.

Download free version of Adobe Reader on Adobe website 

More information about accessibility

Web Access Centre on Royal National Institute of Blind People website
Web Accessibility in Mind website