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Sunday, December 15, 2019
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Inspiring others: Deaf student praises veterans’ charity after placement

A deaf man is hoping his work placement at The Royal Star & Garter Homes encourages other people with auditory problems to achieve their goals.

Update: David Buxton’s court case against DWP

David Buxton, Chief Executive of Action in Disability in London, is a deaf man who works 5 days a week, but the Government’s Access to Work (AtW) scheme only provides funding for British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters 3 days a week. In June 2018, Buxton took the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) to court. The result has now been announced...

Winners at the Deaf Business Academy Awards

Deaf Business Academy provide support to deaf entrepreneurs. Here are the winners and runners up from the 2018 awards ceremony.

A Deaf Person’s Guide to Applying for Jobs

As a young deaf adult, I’ve had my share of experiences of applying for jobs. When it comes to having a disability, such as...
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How technology is uniting and connecting the d/Deaf community

Here’s how Lingoing are using digital innovation to give the d/Deaf community a voice. Digital technology has revolutionised the way we communicate; it has made...

Poundland Dagenham colleague wins highly commended in national award

Poundland is delighted to announce that one of their colleagues, Ridwan Ojetola, has won highly commended status in the Significant Achievement Award category at the...

Countdown to Sign Language Week

The British Deaf Association (BDA) are currently in the middle of final preparations for their annual Sign Language Week. This year the week runs...

BSL test announced for new Deaf apprentices

Deaf students and school leavers struggling to gain adequate qualifications will now be given better access to apprenticeships thanks to changes announced by the...

Sainsbury’s Deaf Awareness initiative

Sainsbury’s this month introduced an initiative to help its staff members communicate with deaf customers. As part of its non-visible disabilities awareness week last week,...
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Discrimination at work still a major issue

BDN this month reveals the findings of a new survey which demonstrates a lack of support for deaf people both while they are seeking...