NEWS FOR MARCH 2015

Flashing Lights Media Ltd

Added 26 Mar 2015

Remark! Media and Remark! Access recently announced its new trading name and identity Flashing Lights Media Ltd. The new venture was created following a management buy-out of the Remark! division to form a streamlined and dedicated media company.  In operating terms, the two companies will be separate but acknowledge a special relationship.

Research into the Next Generation Text (NGT) service

Added 26 Mar 2015

Facts International and Opinion Leader, independent research agencies, have been commissioned by Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, to carry out some research assessing users’ experience of text relay services.

Action plan will increase awareness of deafness

Added 24 Mar 2015

Signature has welcomed the action plan on hearing loss as a step forward in awareness of deafness in health and social care.

Survey for students learning BSL Level 3, 4 and 6

Added 18 Mar 2015

Are you currently learning British Sign Language, or have you recently finished learning at Level 3, Level 4 or Level 6?  If so you may be able to take part in a survey by the University of Manchester, in partnership with NHS England, for a project which aims to improve interpreting services within primary care.

The Association of British Sign Language Teachers and Assessors AGM

Added 18 Mar 2015

The Association of British Sign Language Teachers and Assessors (ABSLTA) will be holding their annual AGM meeting this year on Saturday 25 April, at the Manchester Deaf Centre.