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Accessibility statement

We are committed to making our website usable by all people, whatever their abilities or disabilities. We have tried to make it as easy to use as possible, and easy to read for screen readers.

While the site has been created to be usable ‘as is’, many people are likely to get the most accessible experience of using this site by customising their computer to suit their individual needs – for example: to get the site spoken to them or increase the size of its fonts.

If you would like to learn more about customization of the way your browser presents websites, the BBC has a great guide at My Web (

Limitations of this site’s accessibility

While we’ve done a lot to ensure this site’s accessibility, you may find some limitations:
we always aim to communicate clearly and as simply as possible, but some of the articles, especially those about legal matters of welfare, use some technical language that might at times be hard to read.

Let us know if you have difficulties using this site

If you find anything on the site difficult to use please let us know by emailing us at

All constructive feedback regarding the accessibility or usability of this website is welcome and will be carefully considered.