Ashurst is committed to providing its online services to all
sections of the public. Our website is designed in light of
the guidelines issued by the World Wide Web Consortium
(W3C) to remove barriers to accessibility. For more
information about these guidelines visit Web Access Initiative at the W3C.
We periodically test pages of the website to maintain
Accessibility enhancements include:
- Allowing the user to enlarge the text size. This can be helpful to
users with visual impairments.
- No use of frames (some text-to-speech screen readers do not work
- Use of Alternative text to describe the content of a picture. This
is useful for text-based browsers and/or for users with visual
- Links to the Adobe Acrobat Access reader for PDF Adobe
- Increased contrast between background and text for readability
- Allowing fields in online forms to be navigated with the keyboard
'Tab' key. This is particularly helpful to users with mobility
disabilities or visual impairments.
- Avoidance of certain colour combinations that may make the pages
less accessible to users with colour blindness.
If you experience any accessibility-related problems whilst using
our site, please report them