info4local is committed to ensuring this website is as accessible as possible to users. It has been built to be accessible to visually impaired users and people who have difficulty using a mouse. It is compatible with popular screen readers and can be navigated easily using the keyboard.
Website accessibility is defined by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) in three categories of A, AA and AAA. This site has been developed to meet WCAG 1.0 level AA compliance and follows the appropriate government guidelines.
This website was also designed in line with the British Standards Institute's publicly available specification PAS 78:2006 - Guide to good practice in commissioning accessible websites.
Video: there are transcripts of all videos in our help section.
If you have any queries on the accessibility of this website, please contact us via the following page: http://www.info4local.gov.uk/contact-us.
This website was independently audited for accessibility and usability during its design phase in January 2007 and again in February 2009.
The objectives of the accessibility testing were as follows:
Disabled user testing was carried out by two users from each of the following groups, using a sample of web pages:
Further tests (consisting of automated and manual checks) will be carried out periodically.
Access keys or keyboard shortcuts help people who have difficulty using a mouse or similar devices. info4local follows the government access key system, so you can navigate with just the keyboard.
Depending on your browser type, use one of the following:
0 = Accessibility page
1 = Home page
2 = Skip to page content
3 = Site map page
4 = Advanced search page
5 = FAQ
6 = Help
8 = Terms and conditions page
9 = Contacts
We are working to ensure info4local is accessible for everyone. If you have any problems using this site, please contact us.