Accessibility statement for

This website is run by World Microfilms Publications Limited. 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 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.

How accessible this website is

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

  • Some talks do not have a written transcript

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We'll consider your request and get back to you in 3 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, please contact:

Lucian Palmer
+44 (0)20 8349 8171

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 provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.

Our offices have audio induction loops, or if you contact us before your visit we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter.

Find out how to contact us

Technical information about this website's accessibility

World Microfilms Publications Limited 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 Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

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

  • Not all talks have a written transcript against them.
  • The site relies on Javascript for functionality, and couldn't function without it.

We believe that changing these items would be a disproportionate burden within the meaning of the accessibility regulations. We will make another assessment when the supplier contract is up for renewal, likely to be in 12 months.

What we're doing to improve accessibility

The accessibility roadmap is reviewed every 12 months.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 24th May 2021. It was last reviewed on 24th May 2024.

This website was last tested on 24th May 2021. The test was carried out by Spork Digital Ltd.

We used this approach to deciding on a sample of pages to test.

Using the Web Accessibility Tool from, we tested the home page, explore, and talk pages / templates of the PidgeonDigital Ltd with the "High Contrast" version of the site turned on.