Accessibility statement for govLocal UK
As a private UK commercial entity, govLocal UK is not obliged to comply with the accessibility regulations referred to in this document. However, as a provider of website solutions for parish councils, we are committed to maintaining the same levels of compliance as our customers.
This accessibility statement applies to the website govlocal.uk. It is based on the sample accessibility statement published by GOV.UK.
This website is run by govLocal UK.
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.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible this website is
We are in the process of completing our accessibility testing for this website and will post full details here shortly. Subject to the completion of those tests and any resulting remedial work, it is possible this website may have some accessibility issues.
Feedback and contact information
If you find any accessibility problems with this website or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements (or if you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille) please contact the Parish Clerk:
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
- call +44 (0)1663 742193
We'll consider your request and get back to you within two working days.
Please use the details on our Contact page to contact us.
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 us using the details on our Contact page
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).
Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person
Find out how to contact us at our Contact page.
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
govLocal UK is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
We are in the process of completing our accessibility tests and any resulting remedial actions. Although we believe this website to be compliant we will not be able to confirm this until completion of the tests.
We completed our website accessibility test and remedial actions on 23rd September 2020. We are in the process of compiling the supporting reports. Once we have published the reports, we will update this accessibility statement with any additional information.
What we're doing to improve accessibility
We monitor accessibility requirements and technologies as part of the ongoing development and maintenance of this website. We will continue to add accessibility enhancements, where appropriate and practical and are committed to maintaining this website's accessibility, in accordance with current and future regulations.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 8th September 2020. It was last reviewed on 21st September 2020.
This website was last tested on 21st September 2020. The test was carried out by govLocal UK.
We used this approach to deciding on a sample of pages to test: accessibility test process.
You can read the full accessibility test report here.