Accessibility statement

Audit Scotland is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This accessibility statement applies to the Audit Scotland website This website is run by Audit Scotland.

We believe that everyone should be able to access our work regardless of impairments or technical constraints. Examples of the accessible features on our website include:

Content and publications


Reachdeck buttonThe image on the right shows the ReachDeck button, which you can find at the bottom-right of every page on our website. To use ReachDeck, click the button on the page and it will give you a toolbar (as shown below) where you can select various options. You can also change the settings to highlight text in different colours and alter the reading voice.

ReachDeck toolbar

To find out more about ReachDeck and how you can use it, visit

British Sign Language plan

Our British Sign Language (BSL) plan details how we promote and support BSL in accordance with the BSL (Scotland) Act 2015. It also sets out the actions we have already taken and those we propose to take over the period 2018-2024. 

  Download our BSL plan - PDF 255Kb

 Text-only version of BSL plan - RTF 106Kb

Our BSL plan is also available in British Sign Language in this video:


Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliance(s) listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reason(s):

(a) non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

(b) the content is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations:

If you require an Audit Scotland publication in an alternative format and/or language, please contact us at to discuss your needs.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was first prepared on 17 October 2023.

Accessibility tests were carried out by AbilityNet and Government Digital Services. The most viewed pages were also tested using automated testing tools by our website team. A further audit of the website will be carried out in March 2024.

The statement was last reviewed on 29 January 2024.

Feedback and contact information

If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, or if you need information on this website in an alternative format and/or language, please contact us at:

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).

If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).