This accessibility statement applies to the website www.a-n.co.uk.
This website is run by a-n The Artists Information Company. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this site. For example, that means you should be able to:
- view the website in both portrait and landscape orientation on mobile
- zoom in up to 400% without the text overlapping for most content
- navigate most of the website with keyboard only
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader such as JAWS
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. For example:
- Some menu links may not be fully accessible to users relying on keyboard and assistive technologies.
- The colour scheme on the website does not provide sufficient contrast for some text against the background.
A full listing of known issues with our web pages that may affect users with disabilities is available below under non-accessible content.
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format please contact us and we’ll consider your request.
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)300 330 0706
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 above.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
Images and non-text content
There are functional images that have an inappropriate or missing text alternative for assistive technology users (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.1.1).
Colour and contrast
Some links rely on colour alone to distinguish them from the body text (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.1).
The colour scheme on the website does not provide sufficient contrast for some text against the background (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.3).
Page and content structure
Some text is displayed visually as a heading but is not marked up as such for assistive technology (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.1).
Some links are not keyboard focusable (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.1.1).
The keyboard focus indicator is not visible on some components. (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.7).
Some form fields do not have labels associated with the input fields (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.1).
Automatically moving, blinking, or scrolling content
Some pages contain animated images that cannot be paused, stopped, or hidden. (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.2.2).
Pages lack skip links to bypass repetitive content (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.1).
Some interactive controls are missing an accessible name (WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2).
Note: This statement was prepared following a basic accessibility review that aims to highlight the most critical accessibility issues. This means that not all accessibility issues can be reported. A more in-depth accessibility check should be undertaken when the issues identified so far have been resolved.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We are in the process of redeveloping our website. The new website will be designed with accessibility in mind and will address the issues identified in this page. We will update this page when issues are fixed.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 18 August 2021. It was last reviewed on 18 August 2021.
This website was last tested on 26 June 2021. The test was carried out by AbilityNet.
The website was tested using a light-touch accessibility review that aims to highlight the most critical accessibility issues and is based on the W3C WAI Easy Checks. This means that not all accessibility issues can be reported. A more in-depth accessibility check will be undertaken when the issues identified so far have been resolved and resources are available to complete a full review.