This website is run by the Cabinet Office. 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 the text spilling off the screen
- 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 made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
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How accessible this website is
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
Government Grants Community
We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 2 working days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact the team at email@example.com.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Website 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 and Advisory Service (EASS).
Technical information about this website's accessibility
The Cabinet Office is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
How accessible this website is
The service is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. The service is regularly being checked for compliance.Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:
- Screen magnifier tool fails to read the placeholder for input fields
Each department and agency which publishes content on GOV.UK is responsible for making sure it meets the accessibility regulations. We will update the statement when issues are fixed or when we expect them to be fixed.
The following content on the website is not compliant with the WCAG version 2.1 AA standard:
- No corresponding label for the search bar title on the home page - this fails Understanding Success Criterion 1.1.1: Non-text Content
- No input purpose for enter your email field - this fails Understanding Success Criterion 1.3.5: Identify Input Purpose
- ‘Skip to content’ link does not land on the right content - this fails Understanding Success Criterion 2.4.1: Bypass Blocks
- Elements do not change when they receive focus on the grants details page - this fails Understanding Success Criterion 3.2.1: On Focus
- Some links will be focussed twice when tabbing through the website - WCAG Reference: 4.1.1 Parsing (Level A) Understanding Parsing
- Some attributes will not be compatible with screen reader assistive technologies and will provide incorrect information and unclear navigation - WCAG Reference:4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)
- Some buttons are marked as headings but contain no functionality - this fails WCAG Reference 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value
- Some checkboxes are not appropriately grouped, this may cause issues for screen readers - WCAG Reference:1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A) Understanding Info and Relationships
- Some pages will not notify users of screen readers or assistive technologies when the page reloads - WCAG Reference: 2.4.2 Page Titled (Level A) Understanding Page Titled
- Some pages contain multiple level 1 headings, this provides an unclear structure for users of screen reading technologies - WCAG Reference: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A) Understanding Info and Relationships
- Some elements appear as headings on the page but will not be properly read out by screen reading technologies - WCAG Reference:1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)
- Some content has not been structured into a list for users with screen reading technologies - WCAG Reference: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)
- Some menu buttons do not properly activate for users of mobile devices or screen reading technologies - WCAG Reference: 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)
- Some labels are not descriptive of their purpose - WCAG Reference 2.4.6 Headings and Labels
- Some users may have to scroll in multiple dimensions when using reflow - WCAG Reference: 1.4.10 Reflow (Level AA) Understanding Reflow
We expect to fix these issues by 31 May 2022.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 11 April 2022. It was last reviewed on 11 April 2022.