Accessibility on www.2empoweruk.org
This statement applies to content published on www.2empoweruk.org It does not apply to content on any other links to external websites on this site.
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- Listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver).
- Resize to the size of your window, and display a readable text size whichever device you are using
- Zoom in up to 175% without the text spilling off the screen
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible the website is
Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:
- Some pages and document attachments may not be clearly written
- Some pages may have poor colour contrast
- Some heading elements may not consistent
- Some images may not have good alternative text
- Some error messages may not be clearly associated with form controls
- Many older documents in PDF format may not be fully accessible
- Some links may be broken as the original articles, websites, documents, etc. may no longer be available.
What we do about known issues
We work to achieve and maintain WCAG 2.1 AA standards, but it is not always possible for all our content to be accessible.
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
The www.2empoweruk.org Team is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the known issues listed below.
- Non accessible content
- The content that is not accessible is outlined below with details of:
- Website has colour Contrast issues throughout all pages.
- Home Page has missing Frame titles.
- Most Tabs have missing text alternatives, link names
- There are no transcripts for audio and video
- There are no captions for videos
- Not all pages can be navigated and read by a screen reader nor keyboard.
Some documents and content are exempt from the regulations (such as live video content and PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services), so we do not currently have any plans to make them accessible. But if you need to access information in one of these document types, you can contact us and ask for an alternative format.
Reporting accessibility issues
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille or if you find any accessibility issues not listed on this page then please contact the team
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
How we test this website
This website was last tested for accessibility compliance on 18/12/2020, and these tests have been carried out internally.
We used the Accessibility Insights for Web extension on Google chrome when deciding on a sample of pages to test.
This statement was prepared on 18/12/2020. It was last updated on 29/03/2021.