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Accessibility

The Finance Wales strives to make our website accessible and easy to use for everyone. Please do contact us if you have any accessibility issues with the site.

Finance Wales' website accessibility is guided by the Worldwide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 and is working with content authors, developers and disabilities organisations to meet the AA standard wherever possible.

Using the keyboard instead of the mouse

Internet Explorer

  • Alt+S = skip navigation
  • Alt+H = home
  • Alt+A = accessibility information

Firefox

  • Shift + Alt + S = skip navigation
  • Shift + Alt + H = home
  • Shift + Alt + A = accessibility information


You can increase the size of the page in both IE7 and Firefox:

In Internet Explorer 7

  • Ctrl + (zoom in) 
  • Ctrl - (zoom out) 
  • Ctrl 0 (set to 100%) 

If you have a scroll wheel on your mouse, hold down the ctrl key then spin up to zoom in, spin down to zoom out.

In Firefox, go to View > Zoom and either Zoom in or Zoom out.

Changing your computer screen settings

To change the size of the image shown on your screen on a PC running Windows 95 and upwards, go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Display > Settings and change the desktop area by using the sliding bar.

On an Apple Macintosh, you can use the Monitor & Sound Control Panel to change the resolution.

Keyboard or mouse issues

You can fine-tune your mouse and keyboard settings under Start > Settings > Control Panel > Accessibility in Windows 95/98/NT/2000 and XP.

Skipping navigation for talking browsers and screen readers

For speech browsers, you can press Alt and S followed by Enter to skip navigation on our pages.