Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the domain.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use and understand our website.

Our accessibility commitment includes making sure that our website visitors can:

  • easily understand our web pages by making the content as simple as possible
  • zoom in up to 300% on a web page 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)

How accessible this website is

Some parts of our website are not fully accessible. For example:

  • Sub-sections of the main navigation menu are not currently accessible when using just a keyboard
  • Pages with sections beneath them are not currently accessible from the mobile navigation menu
  • Not all link text is fully descriptive
  • Some pages contain duplicate links to the same content
  • Some images do not have suitable alt text
  • PDF documents can not be made fully accessible to all screen reader software
  • videos may not feature captions

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format, please email

Include in your email the web address of the content (specific URL) and the format you need. For example:

  • accessible PDF
  • large print
  • easy read version
  • audio
  • braille

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

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please email

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is responsible for enforcing the public sector bodies (websites and mobile applications) (No.2) accessibility regulations 2018.

If you make a complaint and you’re not happy with how we respond, you can contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

UKRI 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 2.2 AA standard, due to certain non-compliances and exemptions.

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Some of our PDFs may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.

Where possible, any new PDFs we publish will meet accessibility standards. Where this is not possible, we will endeavour to make the information available in an accessible format. If you need documents in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, please email

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We audited the accessibility of the site for compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.2 in March 2024 and are currently in the process of implementing over 100 accessibility improvements.

As we continue to develop the website and its content, we will re-audit and test the website for accessibility on a regular basis.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 23 April 2024.