Accessibility statement

Introduction

This accessibility statement applies to content on our website www.scra.gov.uk domain. We have made every effort to make our website accessible and easy to use for everyone.

The site aims to meet the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) AA-level standard.  You can read more about these standards at the world wide web consortium website.  

Maintaining an accessible site is an ongoing process and we are continually working to make sure visitors to our website have a user-friendly experience. However, if you have any problems using this website please contact us by emailing communications@scra.gov.uk.

In more detail:

This website is run by SCRA. 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 using browser or device settings

Zoom in up to 400% without the text spilling off the screen

Navigate most of the website using a keyboard or speech recognition software

Listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver).

We also have ReciteMe software on our website which has a variety of different tools to make our website more accessible.

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

Feedback and contact information:

If you find any problems access our website or parts of it. or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please email our Communications Team via communications@scra.gov.uk

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille please contact: communications@scra.gov.uk 

SCRA Head Office,
Ochil House,
Springkerse Business Park,
Stirling, FK7 7XE.
Tel:  0131 244 8580

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.

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). Most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

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

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

SCRA 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

The website has been tested against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) [2.1 or 2.2] AA standard.

Our website is partially compliant as it meets most requirements of the WCAG [2.1 or 2.2] AA standard.

Non accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

We will plan to either fix these by 31 December 2024 or replace them with accessible HTML pages.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services. For example, we do not plan to fix historical policy or procedure documents which will be renewed in due course.

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on Monday 15 January 2024 against the WCAG [2.1 or 2.2] AA standard by mtc, the company which hosts and maintains our website. It was updated on Wednesday 31 January 2024. It will be reviewed again in January 2025.

Recite Me

Our website has Recite Me software which provides additional functionality to website visitors with different needs.

The functionality includes: text to speech functionality, dyslexia software, an interactive dictionary, a translation tool with over 100 languages and it works across all devices.

To access Recite Me, visitors to our website just need to click on the Accessibility Tools button which is on the bottom right of each page

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