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Sunday, June 23, 2024

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...

Celebrating the deaf business owner

The BDA held an event in conjunction with the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed for deaf people who own businesses or who...
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Your Access to Work questions answered

Darren Townsend-Handscomb, who runs the DeafATW.com website, provides BDN with answers to some of the most frequent questions he was asked at the BDA...
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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...
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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.

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.
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DWP to trial using video relay interpreting service for its helplines

A real-time British Sign Language video interpreting service has been selected by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to help provide equal access...

Sainsbury’s Deaf Awareness initiative

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZ-G8TIuoqc] 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...
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Deaf trio guilty of Access to Work fraud are jailed

Three Deaf fraudsters who fleeced taxpayers out of nearly £1million have been jailed for a total of more than 12 years. Paul Neal, 38, Stephen...

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...