Our commitment to you

At the Financial Times we aim to provide an accessible website for all our customers, including those who are older and who have disabilities. Our website is accredited accessible by the Digital Accessibility Centre, conforming to level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).

Digital Accessibility Centre Accreditation Certificate (opens in a new window)

WCAG 2.0 provides criteria to make websites more accessible for people with disabilities. We take our responsibilities in this area very seriously and maintain continued efforts to improve accessibility on If you have any questions or feedback, please contact us.

User testing

This site was tested and found to be accessible to people using keyboard-only control, screen reader access on desktop and mobile, screen magnification and high-contrast mode. It has been tested by a team of experienced web analysts with disabilities. User testing has been conducted with individuals who are deaf, blind, colour blind, dyslexic, have low vision, are mobility impaired or have a learning difficulty.

Site Limitations

All pages within are accredited accessible. Pages in other sub-domains, such as and are still undergoing improvements and are not currently fully accessible.

Most of our videos provide close captioning (CC), however some older videos (dating back 2016 and beyond) will not have this functionality. If this causes any inconvenience please do not hesitate to contact us.

The controls in the comments section of our articles are powered by a third party tool and currently have limited accessibility, which we're working to improve.

Contacting us

We welcome your feedback. If you have any problems accessing our content or think there's additional information that should be included in this page, please contact us.

Conformance date

This accessibility statement was originally issued on November 2016. Latest update April 2018.