Accessibility Statement

This Accessibility Statement applies in connection with the Takeover Code website (the “Site”) which is hosted by The Stationery Office Limited on behalf of The Takeover Panel.

We are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience and applying relevant accessibility standards to make the Site accessible to all.

Accessibility standards

The Site strives to conform to Level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1, which explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities, and we are dedicated to ensuring that the Site follows these standards.

Accessible features

The steps we have taken to ensure accessibility of the Site include the following:

  1. Keyboard navigation: The Site can be navigated using a keyboard so that users who rely on keyboard input can access all content and interactive elements.

  2. Readable text: The text on the Site is legible and easy to read, with appropriate contrast ratios.

  3. Resizable text: Users can increase or decrease text size using browser settings to enhance readability.

  4. Consistent navigation: The structure of the Site is consistent and easily navigable, making it straightforward for users to find and interact with content.

  5. Alternative text: Alternative text descriptions are provided for all images and non-text content on the Site, making it accessible for screen readers and other assistive technologies.

  6. Forms and labels: All forms and interactive elements have labels and are designed to be accessible to screen readers.

Ongoing efforts

We understand that web accessibility is an ongoing process and are committed to continually improving the Site’s accessibility. We regularly review and update the Site to ensure that it remains accessible to all users.


If you have any feedback, questions or concerns regarding the accessibility of the Site, please email us. We value your input and are committed to addressing any issues promptly.

Compatibility with assistive technologies

The Site is designed to be compatible with commonly used assistive technologies, including screen readers and voice recognition software.

Date of last update

This Accessibility Statement was last updated on 4 October 2023.