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Our commitment to accessibility

HR-inform has been designed, developed and tested on as many computers and web browsers as possible to ensure accessibility.

We've made every effort to provide a useful website for as many people as possible. We avoid using colour combinations that cause difficulties for people with colour blindness and have made provision for people who are visually impaired. This follows many of the recommendations from the RNIB Web Accessibility Initiative. We continue to monitor our site on a regular basis to improve accessibility for people with sensory disabilities.

If you find the layout of the homepage confusing, look at the site map for a simple table with links to all the areas of the site.

If you have a question that we haven't covered in this section or wish to provide feedback send us an email using our our feedback form.

In order to view and use the HR-inform website we recommend:

  • Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11 - IE9 and 10 support will end soon
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox 5.x and later
  • Opera 12 and later
  • Safari 5.x and later
  • Google Chrome 5.9.211 and later
  • Safari IOS10+
  • Android Nougat (version 7) and later

For optimum speed and display of HR-inform we recommend using Chrome.

For the Tools (Salary Search, Jet, Employee Calculators and Business Health Check)

  • Internet Explorer 10, 11
  • Google Chrome latest
  • Firefox latest

Additionally, it is desirable, although not necessary, for Javascript to be enabled in your browser. HR-inform uses Javascript to deliver interactive functionality such as the pop-ups for downloadable documents.

If your device meets these requirements and you still experience issues, please call the HR-inform Core Technical Support Team on 0844 728 0041

What setting can I change to make viewing HR-inform easier?

If you are using the latest version of Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator and have difficulty reading pages on this site, menu options are available on your browser to alter/override the:

  • text size
  • text colour
  • background colour
  • line length, by changing the size of your browser window
  • colour scheme of this and other websites with your preferred settings.

You can also download software to your computer which will help make viewing all websites easier. The RNIB lists some programmes here, under the "Access software" heading .

If you need help changing your settings please contact the CIPD Website Support team who will be able to talk you through the process.