Accessibility Statement

In developing this site we have committed to follow and exceed the best practice guidelines that have been compiled, recognised and recommended jointly by governments, disability organisations and computer specialists. We are actively working to increase the usability and accessibility of our web presence and in doing so aim to meet our legal and moral obligations to users with disabilities and to the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).

Please contact us at the number, or email address above if you would like further information on our services. We would be delighted to meet you and discuss how we might provide information in the best format for your circumstances. You will find our staff friendly and approachable. We also offer accessible parking.

W3C Standards

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has set standards for the robustness, quality and conformity of the back end code that has been used to build this website. The XHTML code has met XHTML Strict doctype and the CSS has also been validated.

By utilising Web Accessibility Initiative guidelines this website has attained AA level conformance with their guidelines. These guidelines help break down the barriers of accessibility for users with disabilities to access web content.

Sign Language

Users with a hearing disability may find the clip below useful:-

Brindleys Chartered Accountants Chartered Accountants from / Actual Signs on Vimeo.

Text Size

All text size on this website can be altered to suit your needs. By using the steps below in your browser of choice you can change the default text size.

Internet Explorer users Click on ‘View’ in the top menu toolbar.
Select ‘Text Size’.
Select your option.

Netscape users (version 5 or earlier)
Click on ‘View’ in the top menu toolbar.
Then select Increase Font.
The keyboard action for this is CTRL+]

Netscape (6.0+) / Mozilla users
Click on ‘View’ in the top menu toolbar.
Then select ‘Text Size’. Opera users:
Click on ‘File’ in the top menu toolbar.
Click on Preferences, then (in the left-hand ‘Category’ section of the dialogue box) ‘Documents’.
Specify the font-size you require in the ‘Minimum font size (pixels)’ option.

Additional Equipment

If you are having problems accessing this site, additional equipment is available to improve your experience on the web. The links below provide further information.

Useful Links

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 1.0)

Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Rights Commission (DRC)

BBC Accessibility Guide