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This website is run by Business Wales. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. That means you should be able to:

We have also made the website text as simple and clear as possible to understand.

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

This website's accessibility

We know some parts of this website aren't fully accessible:

What to do if you can't access parts of this website

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

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau yn Gymraeg / We welcome calls in Welsh.

We will consider your request and get back to you in 7 days.

Reporting accessibility issues with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren't listed on this page or think we're not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact: 

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau yn Gymraeg / We welcome calls in Welsh.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

Ofcom requires all landline and mobile telephone companies to provide a number of services for customers with disabilities. You can use the text relay service of your choice to contact Business Wales.

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

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau yn Gymraeg / We welcome calls in Welsh.

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Business Wales are committed to making its websites 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 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances issues listed below.

Issues with technology

The technology that is not accessible is outlined below:

Issues with text

The text that is not accessible is outlined below:

Issues with PDFs and other documents

Some older PDFs and documents hosted on this site do not meet accessibility standards.

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they are not essential to providing our services. We do not currently have any plans to make these PDFs or other documents accessible.

Any new PDFs or documents we publish since 23 September 2018 should meet accessibility standards.
Some of our older PDFs and documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have:

From March 2022, we will start to either fix these essential PDFs and documents or replace them with accessible HTML pages. 

Issues with images, video and audio

The images, video and audio that is not accessible is outlined below:

How we tested this website

The website has undergone accessibility testing throughout May 2023. These tests were carried out by S8080 and Business Wales. 

During the SortSite check in May we ran automated scans for all WCAG 2.1 AA errors.

We tested the Business Wales Events Finder website, available at https://wales.business-events.org.uk/ and https://wales.business-events.org.uk/cy/

What we are doing to improve accessibility

As and when significant changes are made these are scanned before public release.

We will address and fix all known technical accessibility issues by the end of 2023, unless doing so would be a disproportionate burden within the meaning of the accessibility regulations.

We are currently addressing and fixing any content issues, this is an ongoing process as new content is added daily. 

We will create guidance to help event creators create accessible event advertisements.

We work with our supplier to continuously monitor and address any accessibility issues introduced during the ongoing development and updating of the website.

This statement was prepared on 11/07/2023