We’re working to make this site as accessible as possible for users. To help us, we follow guidelines recommended by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and World Wide Web Consortium’s web access initiative WCAG 2.1.

We aim for the site to be compatible with recent versions of commonly used:

  • screenreaders (such as Jaws)
  • speech recognition software
  • browser screen magnifiers
  • speech and other assistive technology built into computer and smartphone operating systems.

Get help to customise your settings

The BBC’s My Web My Way provides detailed information on how to change browser and computer settings to suit you.

Portable document format (PDF) files

Some documents on our website are published in PDF format. To access them you need Adobe Acrobat Reader software which is available free of charge from the Adobe website.

Alternative formats

All our publications are available to download online. If you would like an alternative format, please use the ‘Contact us’ page:

Coding standards

We use XHTML code to write our website and CSS to style it.


If you have any trouble using the site please provide feedback using the details provided on the ‘Contact us’ page.