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Monday, November 18, 2019
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Pay back time: Access to Work fraudsters ordered to repay

Two fraudsters who went on lavish holidays abroad after illegally claiming hundreds of thousands of pounds from Access to Work have been ordered to...
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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...
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Opinion: Scott’s story

BDA Access & Inclusion (Engagement) Officer Helen Morgans-Wenhold tells us about Scott and his continuing problems in the work place despite Access to Work...

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...
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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...
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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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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...