This accessibility statement pertains to the Balfour Beatty website at Balfourbeatty.com. This website is operated by Balfour Beatty Plc. We strive to ensure that as many people as possible can access and understand the content on this website.
Scope of the Document
This document specifically addresses the accessibility of content hosted on the Umbraco CMS platform at Balfourbeatty.com. Balfour Beatty Plc manages various websites hosted on different frameworks and platforms, including Umbraco and Wordpress platforms. Please see each website individually for its accessibility statement.
Using the Website
Our goal is to make this website as accessible as possible. We follow principles of usability and universal design, meeting Level 2 (AA) of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.
Key aspects of accessibility include clear and understandable text, easy zooming up to 200%, keyboard navigation, multi-device access and compatibility with speech recognition software and screen readers.
While we continuously work on improving the website's accessibility, we acknowledge that some areas are not fully accessible. These include insufficient colour contrast on certain pages, limited accessibility of downloadable files (e.g., PowerPoint and PDFs) for screen readers, lack of captions for videos, and challenges in keyboard navigation for specific pages and content structures.
Feedback and Contact Information
If you need information from this website in an alternate format, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reporting Accessibility Issues
We value your feedback and are committed to enhancing the accessibility of this website. If you encounter any accessibility problems or believe we're not meeting the required standards, please contact us at email@example.com
For concerns regarding accessibility compliance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) who offer independent information, advice and support on discrimination issues.
Balfour Beatty Plc is dedicated to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
Content Not Within Scope
Content such as PDFs or documents published before 23 September 2018 and pre-recorded time-based media (e.g. YouTube videos) published before 23rd September 2020 are exempt from meeting accessibility regulations.
We are committed to improving the accessibility of our website by enhancing navigation and search systems and reconfiguring our website content.
Preparation of this Accessibility Statement
This website was last tested on 27 September 2023. The test was conducted internally by Balfour Beatty Plc and externally by CTI Digital. The testing included Balfourbeatty.com and all its subpages.
This statement was prepared on 27 September 2023.