Standards based design
The site uses CSS (cascading style sheets), level 2.1, for text and layout.
To comply with accessibility guidelines, most links on this site do not open in a new window but should there be an exception to this rule, you will see this symbol or this one (the latter refers to a pdf document).
Zoom and text resizing/formatting
The site design supports text resizing for the main content. However, recent versions of Internet Explorer and most other modern browsers provide a better option to this by giving the opportunity to zoom in or out. This can be achieved via the link at the bottom of the page in IE - see above - or, for most browsers, via the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + and Ctrl -
If your browser is out of date remember you can normally update it free of charge.
Although we are not in a position to recommend it generally, if you have disability issues such as partial vision, you may find the Opera browser useful, in that you can easily adapt the view to meet your own needs.