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๐Ÿ“œ Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations 2018

The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018

All public sector bodies have to meet the 2018 requirements, unless they are exempt

Public sector bodies include#

- Central government and local government organisations
- Some charities and other non-government organisations

What can an organisation do if complying with the legislation causes a "disproportionate burden"?#

- They may not need to full meet the accessibility standards
- They make an assessment, then give it in.

What is an accessibility statement?#

- It presents clear information about the target level of web accessibility for the website and the methods used to achieve those targets.

What features can be included to make a website more accessible?#

- Good use of HTML headings
- Accessible with keyboard
- Audio options
- Sub-titles
- Effective use of colour
- Meaningful link text
- Ability to change size

Other facts you discover#

If there is an issue you can contact them to report it: here

Youโ€™re legally responsible for your website meeting accessibility requirements, even if youโ€™ve outsourced your website to a supplier.