Help with PDF files
Many of the documents on businesslink.gov.uk are forms or publications created in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF). Adobe Reader enables you to read PDFs. The latest versions of Adobe Reader (7.0+) offer more in the way of accessibility than earlier versions. You can find the latest version of Adobe Reader to download for free from the Adobe website - Opens in a new window.
You can download a useful document about how to access PDFs with various assistive technologies from the Adobe website (PDF) - Opens in a new window. You can also find tools and information to increase the accessibility of PDF documents on the Adobe website - Opens in a new window.
You can use a conversion tool that converts PDF documents to HTML pages on the Adobe website - Opens in a new window. To use this tool, paste the complete URL of the PDF into the box labelled 'URL' on this page. An HTML version will be created when you submit the form. There is also an email facility which will email you an HTML or text file translated from a URL or attached file.