Year: 2013

Signature Stakeholder Conference

30th Sep 2013

Signature is holding a stakeholder conference tomorrow, 1 October.

Census tells us 13,000 BSL users in Scotland

27th Sep 2013

On 26 September, the key results on population, ethnicity, identity, language, religion, health, housing and accommodation from the 2011 Census in Scotland were released.

 

HM Revenue & Customs pilot service for deaf people

26th Sep 2013

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are running a pilot to introduce a new service for their deaf customers. The pilot will run from 2 September 2013 until 31 October 2013.

Meet Signature at Language Show Live

19th Sep 2013

National charity and leading awarding body in British Sign Language, Signature, is preparing to exhibit at this year’s Language Show Live.

UCAS launches videos to help deaf students going to university

18th Sep 2013

Deaf students applying to university now have additional support from UCAS, with seven new videos available in British Sign Language.

Recognising a Legal Status for British Sign Language motion -update

18th Sep 2013

On Tuesday 17 September, we were proud to be present as the Liberal Democrats annual conference voted unanimously for the motion, “Recognising a Legal Status for British Sign Language” (BSL).  This was proposed by David Buxton of the British Deaf Association, in his capacity as a member of the party. 

We have updated My Signature

17th Sep 2013

Having listened to feedback from our centres, we have made some improvements to My Signature. Users will see that it looks a little more like our website and we have also made some functional changes.

See Hear set to continue

16th Sep 2013

We are happy to tell you that, following reports that BBC See Hear was under threat, it has been re-commissioned until 2015. The popular magazine programme will return to our screens on Wednesday 18 September.

Signature to find out more about the youth contract

16th Sep 2013

On 17 September, Signature will be attending a business lunch with Mark Hoban, the Minister of State for Employment. Mark will speak on the youth contract, a UK government initiative aiming to get young people aged 18 to 24 into employment through various incentives for businesses.

 

Signature Attending Digital Communication Conference

12th Sep 2013

As part of our ongoing lobbying and campaign work in the area of deaf communication, we are attending a conference today, 12 September, 'The Future of Local Government Marketing and Communications'.