Accessibility statement for Leicester Employment Hub

This accessibility statement applies to https://www.leicesteremploymenthub.co.uk/.

This website is run by Leicester City Council. 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 know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page, or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact the Web Management Team. Our email address is webteam@leicester.gov.uk.

Enforcement procedure

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).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Leicester City Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • Form fields are not properly marked up with error messages, so people using a screen reader are not alerted to the issue. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 3.3.1 Error Identification.
  • A status message is not included to indicate a change in same page search results. People using a screen reader are not alerted to the updated search results. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.3 Status Messages.

We plan to fix these issues by the end of January 2022.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 09/12/2021. It was last reviewed on 09/12/2021.

This website was last tested on 09/12/2021. The test was carried out by Leicester City Council Web Management Team.