White Horse Employment & Professional Resources are fully committed to offering a fully accessible and inclusive for all its users, jobseekers and employers alike. As such accessibility is at the forefront of our web design to ensure that all users can benefit from our full range of online services.
As such whitehorseemployment.co.uk aims to conform to the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
Please be aware however that maintaining an accessible website is an ongoing process and we are continually working to improve the site for all users. If you have any comments or questions about the accessibility of this site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope that you find this website easy to read and understand.
Features to enhance this site’s accessibility include:
- All text is resizable using your browsers text-resize option (this is usually found under the View -> Text Size menu)
- Many links have appropriate title attributes – ALT attributes – which describe the linked page in greater detail, decorative and functional images feature null ALT attributes.
- This site has been tested to ensure it is accessible in a wide range of browsers
- Colour is not used to convey information – all pages on this website should be readable regardless of your colour-vision, foreground and background colours contrast well throughout the site, with the majority of content appearing black on white.
- Help with finding content? We have provided a full site map for visitors
It should be possible to access any part of the site (including forms) using just the keyboard. However, if you have any problems with this do contact us and let us know. Please provide information about the web browser and operating system you are using, as this will help us to improve our service.
Additionally, most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site. These are known as “access keys”. They are activated in various ways depending on your browser and operating system.
Here are the shortcuts for some common browsers:
- Internet Explorer 6 and above (Windows): ALT + key
- Mozilla Firefox 1.5 (Windows): ALT + key
- Mozilla Firefox 2.0 (Windows): ALT + SHIFT + key
- Safari (Apple Mac): CTRL + key
All parts of the site use Cascading Style Sheets for visual layout and design. If your browser does not support stylesheets all pages should still be readable.
Optimising Your Setup for Your Needs
AblilityNet offers helpful advice for setting up your computer to suit your needs: My Computer My Way is a guide to making your PC accessible. The site offers help with seeing the screen, using your keyboard and mouse, and with language and reading.