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

  • navigate the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • change colours, contrast levels, and fonts
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver)

In addition:

  • all non-text content that is presented has a text alternative (unless the non-text content is purely for decoration).
  • captions are provided for pre-recorded video-content.
  • all pages have titles that describe the topic or purpose.
  • the website text has been written as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format, please contact Madison Bakewell via email: We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as we can.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems whilst using our website, please contact Madison Bakewell, via the email address listed on this page.

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

Refugee Economies 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 compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, with exception to the content listed below.

Non-accessible content

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

  • Not all PDF documents are  fully accessible to screen reader software

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We want our website to offer the best experience possible for all of our users. In addition to fixing known issues, we will continue to work on website content and structure.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 11 December 2020. It was last reviewed on 09 July 2021.

This website was last tested by Optima in July 2021. A thorough test was carried out on all aspects of our website using a variety of methods and tools including screen reader technology (VoiceOver), keyboard only control, W3C Validator tool, WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool and Microsoft’s Accessibility Insights.

Each page template was checked, in a variety of browsers including Chrome, Safari and Firefox, and against success criterion for both WCAG 2.1 AA standards using the above tools.