Accessibility statement

We've done our best to make this website as accessible as possible, but always encourage comment and feedback. Do you find this site easy to use? Is there anything we could do to improve accessibility? Please email the web manager to give us your opinions.

Access Keys

"Access Keys" provide keyboard shortcuts for links on a website and can assist users with disabilities to navigate around a site without the need for a mouse. Currently there are no standards for which keys should be assigned to which function - this site uses the UK Government Access Keys System.

The Access Keys used on this site are:

S - Skip Navigation

U - About us
V - Services
B - Business Sectors
I - International
N - News Centre
C - Careers

1 - Home
3 - Site map
4 - Search
6 - Privacy statement
7 - Complaints procedure
8 - Legal information
0 - Accessibility statement

How to use access keys in your browser

  • Internet Explorer 5+ (PC) - Hold down the ALT key, press the keyboard key of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER
  • Internet Explorer 4 (PC) - Hold down the ALT key and press the keyboard key of the access key
  • Internet Explorer 5+ (Mac) - Hold down the CTRL key and press the keyboard key of the access key
  • Internet Explorer 4.5 (Mac) - Access keys are not supported
  • Netscape 6 and earlier (PC and Mac) - Access keys are not supported
  • Netscape 7 (PC) - Hold down the ALT key and press the keyboard key of the access key
  • Firefox, Mozilla (PC) - Hold down the ALT+SHIFT key and press the keyboard key of the access key
  • Firefox, Mozilla (Mac) - Hold down the CTRL key and press the keyboard key of the access key
  • Safari and Omniweb (Mac) - Hold down the CTRL key and press the keyboard key of the access key
  • Opera - Hold down the Shift key and press Escape, release both keys, then press the keyboard key of the access key

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