Our Accessibility Guidelines

Colt Digital Accessibility Guidance

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Keri Gilder

CEO, Colt

"We believe that enabling and empowering our people, and the partners we work with, is vital - and that means everyone, regardless of whether someone has disabilities or a long-term condition and regardless of whether this is visible or invisible - every individual should find it easy to connect and contribute."

1. Delivering the Colt accessibility roadmap

To deliver the ambition outlined in the Colt Accessibility Roadmap, we need the right tools, skills and ways of working in place to empower our teams. This knowledge base will empower our project, technical and content producing teams, to be more inclusive in everything they do, delivering digital products and services for both employees and customers.

The Colt Accessibility Guides have been designed to make delivery of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) more achievable. This site also provides our project managers and product managers with guidance on how to embed accessibility end to end.

These guidelines are aligned with the values outlined in Colt's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy, and are to be used in conjunction with Colt's Brand Guidelines and Web Guidelines.

2. Contents

Service-Design-01

For Project Managers

*Password Protected

In this hub, you will find key info of how to bake-in accessibility from the start of a project in order to avoid unnecessary 'accessibility remediation'.

Project Managing for Accessibility guide >
Service-Transition-01

For Developers & QA testers

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In this hub, you we provide info on key accessibility components, guidelines and tools necessary to deliver an accessible platform/app/tool.

Accessibility for Developers guide >
Customer-Management-01

For Content Producers

*Free to all

In this hub, you we provide guidelines for content creators to build accessible content for all across video, text, web & interactive content types.

Accessibility for Content Producers guide >

3. Access Requests

Please note that our 'Inclusive Design for Project Managers' & 'Guidance for Developers' sections are password protected. Guidance for Content Producers is free to use.

If you wish to access either of our password protected hubs, please fill out the form below, and a password will be sent to you. If you have access to a Colt email address, then this will be provided to you immediately. If you are from a tech partner organisation and would like access to these sections, your request will be reviewed by the Colt Accessibility Team.

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