This accessibility statement applies to ukexportfinance.gov.uk
This website is run by UK Export Finance. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
The site has been built responsively, so that it adapts on smaller devices, allowing the user to view and navigate the content with ease. The responsive site has been developed with reference to the work of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), taking into consideration the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2) and Mobile Web Best Practices (MWBP 1.0).
iOS and Android devices have several built-in assistive features that users can take advantage of. For more information please see the following links:
What we’ve done to make this website accessible
This site has been built using code compliant with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards for HTML (HyperText Mark-up Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).
How accessible this website is
- Some headings have been used for formatting.
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this please use our website feedback form.
We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 10 business days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please use our website feedback form.
How to adapt the website to meet your needs
AbilityNet’s My Computer My Way site offers a guide to making your PC accessible, including help with seeing the screen, using your keyboard and mouse, and with language and reading.
Making changes to your operating system:
- Advice from the BBC on how to make full use of accessibility settings in browsers and operating systems.
- Advice for Microsoft users
- Advice for Apple users
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.
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
UK Export Finance 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 non-compliances’ listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
- Some headings across the site have been used for formatting.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We will be conducting automatic accessibility testing before new content or functionality goes live.
A full manual accessibility test will be carried out by June 2023.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 3 January 2023. It was last reviewed on 18 January 2023.
This website was last tested on 25 September 2022. The test was carried out by the Digital Accessibility Centre. They carried out a WCAG 2.1 AA level technical compliance audit, that included extensive testing by users with a wide range of disabilities.