UK - The Abbey National Group has relaunched its specialist pensions investment website to meet government design standards for visually impaired people.
James Hay – Abbey’s self-invested personal pensions and small self-administered scheme provider – has redesigned the site to meet the Disability and Discrimination Act.
The website – accessible at www.jameshay.co.uk – allows users to change settings including font size and colour, replace pictures with text and be used with screen reader software.
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