We have some GREAT news! Our great news is also YOUR great news and we want to share the fantastic developments happening in 2018. This means we can offer more services and support Deaf people in business. Funding for our Business Signs Project We are delighted to announce that our Business Signs Project was awarded a small grant from Awards for All at the start of 2018. It has enabled to start a vital project to develop British Sign Language for use in business. We are thankful for the support of our team, the many volunteers involved and we
We are very pleased to announce the launch of our Business Signs Project. Throughout the next few months we will be working with Deaf volunteers around the UK to create the UK’s first Business Signs Bank. We are proud to be able to contribute to the growing need for specialist signs in the education and business sectors. We will officially launch the new Business Signs Bank at our conference event on Saturday 16th June 2018 as part of the Deaf Business Awards event. It will be an exciting day for us and the whole community as we join to celebrate, promote and invest in
Your Views We are always seeking to improve support and opportunities for Deaf people and business. Your feedback has helped us to gain a better insight into your circumstances, what is important to you and most importantly... how we can help! We will now be working towards addressing some of the issues raised and with your help, build a stronger and more successful community of entrepreneurs and business people! If you would like to comment or respond to the survey results, please email: email@example.com New Service for Deaf Business A specialist remote interpreting & translation service for business is now available, offering the following
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 other
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!