We want everyone who visits the Somethings brewing website to be able to find, read and understand our content.
We aim to make our content meet the accessibility standards of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1 at an AA standard and aim to go above and beyond the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations 2018.
View the website your way
Our Accessibility Statement explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities and user friendly for everyone.
The guidelines have three levels of accessibility (A, AA, and AAA). We aim to achieve AA standards on our websites.
We have ensured that the design of our website is not an obstacle to its usability and readability, and that it will work on a variety of devices with different screen sizes.
We have used a colour palette on the website that ensures good contrast.
We have made every effort to ensure our website is easily readable using 'plain English' by removing jargon and using more simple language.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible is our website?
We are aware that some parts of our website are not fully accessible, these include:
- Some pages don't scroll in two dimensions on a mobile device, content must fit within the screen
- Some videos do not have captions
- The readability of some pages is above the recommended reading level.
What we are doing to improve accessibility
- Ongoing audit of the content - we use Silktide to monitor and improve our website. The software monitors content, accessibility, speed and legal compliance.
- We audit each web page to ensure it is written in plain English, links are accessible, images have appropriate alt text and page titles are descriptive.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We are always looking to improve the accessibility of our website.
If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements please complete our feedback form.
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, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
Links to other websites
To benefit our users we link to other websites, such as:
- news websites
- social media platforms
- official information sources
We are not responsible for the accessibility of these or any other websites that we do not manage.
We value your feedback
We value feedback from real website users and would love to hear from you and the experience you had with us.
We will continue to review and improve our website, if you would like to make a suggestion on improving our website, especially from an accessibility point of view, please complete our feedback form.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has useful tips on contacting organisations about inaccessible websites.