We want to be accessible and usable for as many people as possible.

We try to make our site more accessible by using:

  • high contrast colours
  • larger fonts
  • plain English
  • keyboard only navigation


If you cannot access any part of this site or want to report an accessibility problem, please tell us by emailing

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission enforces the accessibility regulations (the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018).

If you're not happy with how we respond to your feedback, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service. They are an independent advice service. They will advise you on what to do next.

Compliance statement

SCVO commits to making its websites accessible in line with the accessibility regulations. This accessibility statement applies to It was prepared on 6 May 2020.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 (WCAG) A and AA success criteria.

An external accessibility expert audited the website in May 2020. Most issues found were fixed. The following issues were not.

Non-accessible content

Not compliant with the accessibility regulations

  1. "Words remaining" form functionality isn’t announced to assistive technology

  2. Form error messages are presented one at a time rather than all out once