Our aim is to have an accessible, dynamic, top quality website that meets the needs of Essex citizens.
The implementation of our web standards ensures our website remains accessible to all, and meets government standards. Lots of people with visual, hearing and mobility impairments use the internet every day. We are striving to make our web pages more accessible and user-friendly to everyone.
The pages on this site comply with all priority 1 (A) and 2 (AA) guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (WCAG 1.0).
As many of the guidelines can't be automatically tested, this statement is made on the basis of subjective manual review. After a thorough evaluation of the site against priority 1 and 2 guidelines, we believe that the website adheres to these guidelines. A checklist of the WCAG guidelines can be found on the W3C website.
All pages on this site use valid Cascading Stylesheets (CSS), as determined by the W3C CSS Validation Service. This is important to ensure that the website has a consistent appearance across all web browsers.
This site has been tested with the latest versions of these browsers for compatibility: