Accessibility statement for

This accessibility statement applies to BPX Standard website at

This website is operated by the Faraday Institution. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to: 

  • 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. 

Accessibility of this website:

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible: 

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text 
  • a minority of PDF documents are only partially accessible to screen reader software.

Feedback and contact information 

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

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 7 working days. 

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: or call 01235 425300. The Head of Communications will be responsible with dealing with reported issues.

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). 

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person 

We recognise that for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment, visiting or calling our offices by phone may be difficult. If you contact us in advance we will make every effort to make arrangements to support you.  

Find out how to contact us

Technical information about this website’s accessibility 

The Faraday Institution 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 

  • Users are currently unable to modify the line height or spacing of text 
  • The WordPress platform does not support the automated modification of line-height or text spacing without the application of browser plugins like Helperbird. We keep abreast of changes to all CMS platforms and are committed to incorporating this feature if and when it becomes available. 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility 

We are working with our accessibility consultants and web designer to define a programme of work that we anticipate would address the majority of the website functionality issues identified before the end of March 2023.

Preparation of this accessibility statement 

This statement was prepared on 5 December 2022. It was last reviewed on 5 December 2022. 

This website was last tested on 5 December 2022. The test was carried out by Kava Communications. 

Much of the accessibility audit is manual but there are a number of automated tools we use during the assessment. For design accessibility we use a colour contrast analyser. Throughout development and updates we use a tool in the background that scans to assess code validation. In addition to Google’s Lighthouse tool we use: