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Last week we were delighted to read the amazing news that the UN Committee has clearly stated that the UK Government needs to grant deaf people “the right to educated high-quality sign language interpretation” – (British Deaf Association, BDN Magazine, 31st August 2017) The British Deaf Association has rightly, ceased upon this opportunity to once again raise the urgent need for a BSL Act in England. We agree and support this campaign which will see a much improved service from communication professionals working with deaf people. But what does this mean for Deaf people in business? Business like any otherContinue Reading
Deaf Business Awards 2017   Who will you nominate? This year we want to celebrate even more Deaf-led, successful businesses. We have grown and now have 5 Awards up for grabs! You can now nominate for the following awards: Best UK Deaf Business Best Creative Business Best Business Start-up Outstanding Development Outstanding Contribution Nominations are open now and will close on 30th August 2017, so don’t miss out. For full information, please click below or visit the awards page on our website. Good luck! FIND OUT MORE!Continue Reading
  On 7th June 2017, Love Language organised the  networking “Deaf Women in Business” networking event, hosted by Apple Bromley, London. The event was aimed at D/deaf women who have their own businesses or freelance careers, or who have aspirations to set up a business in the future. Recognising the lack of support available for entrepreneurial D/deaf women compared to their hearing counterparts, Love Language and Apple Bromley created a unique opportunity to bring these women together to inspire each other and share knowledge. We believe this is the first event of its kind to be held in the UK. TheContinue Reading
Being deaf and running your own business is possible by creating a better working environment, time flexibility, and a truly supportive team by creating it yourself. Here are Tina Lannin's top tip's for being Deaf & self-employed! #1 Focus On Your Strengths   Build your business on something you excel at and enjoy doing. If you’re not sure where your strengths lie, ask your friends and family what they know you to be exceptional at and build on that. Take up all opportunities that come your way and discover what you’re really passionate about doing. When you have decided whatContinue Reading
Why is passion in your business so important? We all know that running a business requires determination, long hours and for new businesses very little return. So how do you get through without giving up? David Edgington has discovered that passion for the work and the business has kept him motivated to pursue his dreams of being a Fitness Instructor with his own clients and one day his own gym. As a child David was always into sports but only got serious about it when he discovered the gym at around 16 years old. After getting completely absorbed in fitness,Continue Reading

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