Accessibility Statement

We have made every effort to make this site accessible and easy to use for everyone, no matter what browser you should choose to use, your speed of internet connection or if you suffer from any disabilities.

All pages on this site should be valid to XHTML 1.1 Strict - the site also uses valid CSS 2.1.

Links

Wherever possible links are written to make sense out of context enabling browsers such as JAWS, Lynx or Opera to extract a list of links on a page. Wherever possible link text is never duplicated on a page.

Images

All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes. Purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

Visual Design

The site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout.

File Sizes

Web page file sizes are limited to a maximum of 250kb. Downloadable files (in Adobe PDF, Microsoft or Open Office formats) are limited to a maximum file size of 500kb. There may be exceptions and if you have any problems downloading files larger than 500kb contact Regulatory Services Test and we will endeavour to provide alternative methods for accessing the document.

Javascript

The use of Javascript on the Regulatory Services Test website has been kept to a minimum, disabling Javascript within your browser will not affect your use of the website. There are instances where Javascript is used:

  • Each form on the website uses Javascript for data validation. With Javascript disabled, this client side validation will not work and the form will still be submitted successfully and validation will instead take place on the server.

Forms

There is a Contact form on the Regulatory Services Test website and for the benefit of the mobility impaired, the Tab Order has been set to enable tabbing through the form to successive form elements. In addition Access Keys have been used, (again for each form element) beginning with 1 and progressing through the form using consecutive numbers.

Browsers

This website has been tested in a variety of browsers.

Accessibility Queries

If you have any difficulties using this site that you believe we could address, please let us know. It would be helpful if your e-mail contained the following:

  • The URL(s) (web-address) of the page(s) that you are having difficulties with
  • The nature of your disability
  • A description of the problem area
  • If you have a solution to suggest, please feel free to do so.

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In the autumn of 2015, DWHRC were contacted by Sandra Harkness, Service Manager for Trading Standards at Dumfries & Galloway Council, to assist with the recruitment process for a Trainee Trading Standards Officer (TSO). [read more]

Developing the RST

The RST was originally launched in 2007, with various interim reviews being carried out in subsequent years, most notably in 2011. Best practice with any psychometric assessment requires that a systematic review be carried out from time-to-time and a thorough developmental process is now underway, with the ultimate aim of creating “RST2”. [read more]