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Accessibility statement for GOV.UK Account team manual

This accessibility statement applies to the GOV.UK Account team manual.

This website is run by the GOV.UK Account team at the Government Digital Service (GDS). 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 problems
  • 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 written the website in plain English to make it as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible the GOV.UK Account team manual is

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Feedback and contact information

If you need any part of this service in a different format like large print, audio recording or braille, contact the GOV.UK Account team.

We’ll aim to get back to you within 3 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with the GOV.UK Account team manual

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this statement or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact the GOV.UK Account team.

Enforcement procedure

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 (EASS).

Technical information about the accessibility of the GOV.UK Account team manual

GDS is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

How we tested the GOV.UK team manual

We last tested the GOV.UK team manual for accessibility issues in March 2021.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will maintain the team manual to make sure it remains fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 11 January 2021. It was last reviewed on 19 March 2021.

This website was last tested in March 2021. The test was carried out by the technical writing team at GDS. We used the WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool and a checklist we created with the help of the GDS accessibility team. We tested all the website’s pages.

This page was last reviewed on 11 January 2021. It needs to be reviewed again on 11 July 2021 .
This page was set to be reviewed before 11 July 2021. This might mean the content is out of date.