Accessibility statement for the Forces in Mind Trust Research Centre

This statement applies to the desktop and mobile versions of the site

This website is run by RAND Europe.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • 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)

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:

  • some pages and document attachments are not written in plain English
  • many documents are in PDF format and are not accessible

Feedback and contact information

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that there are no errors, and the site will be re-tested periodically to ensure our content is accessible, errors can creep in over time. If you encounter difficulties or wish to draw anything to our attention, please email [email protected]

We will consider your request and aim to get back to you in three working days.

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).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

RAND Europe 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 exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

PDFs and other documents

Sources containing PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we link to external sites which may contain PDFs or Word documents that are not compliant with accessibility regulations. We aim to provide HTML links where possible to such sites.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 25 October 2022.

This website was last tested in September 2022. The test was carried out by Digital Marmalade using Wave WebAIM. We used this approach to deciding on a sample of pages to test, including the “Home” and “About” page, the list of articles, and some sample articles.