BECTU | Independant Union - Help

This page provides help on using this site:

•Conditions and policies
•Site structure
Users can find out more about BECTU elsewhere.

A number of accessibility features are available on this site:

•Users can control the default font text size using the relevant controls on some browsers.
•Users can override the site style sheets with their own style sheet.
•CSS signature of "bectu-org-uk" for users who wish to use their own style sheet.
•A hidden link at the beginning of each page allows users (especially those with screen readers) to jump to the main content - the link can be viewed in visual browsers by overriding the site style sheets.
•High contrast body text is used.
•Alternative text descriptions are given for graphics and images.
The site is also access key enabled:
•h - Home
•n - News
•r - Resources
•a - About
•c - Contact
•j - Join
•s - Search
•e - Help
A small number of pages, mainly of historical interest, do not incorporate all of the above - these pages are being updated over a period of time.

Conditions and policies
A number of conditions and polices cover all of this site:

•Links to external sites
•Privacy policy
•Terms and conditions
There may be additional conditions and policies detailed on individual pages or sections of this site.

The following relates to all of the BECTU website:

•Unless otherwise indicated, all telephone and fax numbers shown are UK internal numbers - if ringing from outside the UK insert the appropriate international code.
•Unless otherwise indicated, all monetary values shown are expressed in UK Pound Sterling, indicated by £.
•Short form dates are shown in the format DD.MM.YYYY (e.g. 03.01.2000 is 3 January 2000).
•All times are UK local time, unless indicated otherwise, which is GMT during UK winter and GMT+1 during UK summer (BST - British Summer Time). All times are in 24 hour format HHmm (e.g. 2016 is 8.15 PM).
•Legal references are to UK national legislation unless indicated otherwise.
Site structure
This site is organised into eight main sections which are accessible through standard navigation links on each page:

•Home - The entry page to this site.
•News - All of the BECTU news headlines for the current year, along with archives going back to 1997.
•Resources - Information relating to the sectors covered by the union both on this site and externally.
•About - All about BECTU - its structure, membership, history and affiliations.
•Contact - Contact details for BECTU across the UK.
•Join - How to join BECTU.
•Search - Site search and alphabetical index of contents.
•Help - This page!
Technical help relating to this site.