Accessibility

This accessibility statement applies to the Oakleaves website which is run by Leicestershire County Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example you should be able to:-

  • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • Change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • 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 revent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver).
  • View text transcripts of audio content of videos

We have also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

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


What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like, large print, braille, easy read etc:

Email: economicgrowth@leics.gov.uk
Tel: 0116 3057219

Or complete a Contact Us request

We'll consider your request and get back to you within 5 working days.


Adobe Acrobat® Portable Document Format (Pdf)

Many of our links point to forms and publications in Adobe Acrobat® PDF. You can get tools and information to increase the accessibility of PDF documents from the Adobe website.


Reporting Accessibility Problems

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of our website. If you find any problems not listed above or think we are not meeting our accessibility requirements please contact:

Economic Growth Team, Room 300b, Leicestershire County Council, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicestershire LE3 8RA

Email: Economicgrowth@leics.gov.uk
Tel: 0116 3057219
Or complete a Contact Us request


Enforcement

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 are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)


Technical Information

Leicestershire County Council 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.

This website was last tested on 18th August 2020. We did our own testing using automated and manual testing. We used the Lighthouse accessibility tool to perform an automated report on the website's accessibility.

We will regularly review the accessibility of this website with automated testing using the Lighthouse and WAVE accessibility tools. We will also conduct manual testing exercises, and review any issues reported by users of the website. We will work with our developer to make improvements.