Accessibility

We want everyone who visits the Scottish Public Pensions Agency website to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding, we want our website to be accessible and usable for as many people as possible.

We try to make our site more accessible by using:

  • easier-to-read colours
  • larger fonts
  • plain English
  • keyboard only navigation

Feedback

If you cannot access any part of this site or want to report an accessibility problem, please tell us.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission enforces the accessibility regulations (the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018). If you're not happy with how we respond to your feedback, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service. They are an independent advice service. They will advise you on what to do next.

Compliance statement

Scottish Public Pensions Agency commits to making its websites accessible in line with the accessibility regulations. This accessibility statement applies to www.pensions.gov.scot.  

The Scottish Governments Digital Accessibility Team conducted an accessibility review of the website on 22 September 2022.

This statement was prepared on 1 November 2022.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 (WCAG) A and AA success criteria.

Non-accessible content

Not compliant with the accessibility regulations

  • Some headings are inconsistent and not correctly presented by a screen reader
  • Some colour contrasts are difficult to read
  • The navigation of some of the link text isn’t descriptive with a screen reader
  • Some of our documents require a separate program to open and use and are not fully accessible

If you require any information on our website in an alternative format such as large print, accessible PDF or braille, please get in touch

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