Year: 2016

Statement by Jonathan Farnhill, Chair of Trustees

26th May 2016
Signature and NRCPD have reached a new phase in their evolution. After much thought, the Board of Trustees have agreed to change the structure of the charity to enable a greater focus on the development of Signature as an awarding body and the transition of NRCPD to full independence as a regulator of communication and language professionals. As part of this process, Signature and NRCPD will become separate companies with their own dedicated leadership.

Inspire Magazine meets Sophie Stone

03rd May 2016

This article first published in the Signature Inspire Magazine – Spring 2016 Sophie Stone took time out of her very busy theatre schedule to tell us about her drive for acting and her experience as a deaf person in the industry. Where did your passion for acting come from? It came from a need to …

Signature centre fees 2016-17 now available

22nd Apr 2016

The fees booklet for 2016-17 is now available on our website.

Centre update: 2014/15 Statistics

04th Mar 2016

The pass rates for August 2014 – July 2015 are now available for you to view on our website.

View the August 2014 – July 2015 Statistics

Signature Annual Awards – Call for nominees

03rd Mar 2016

Nominations are open for the Signature Annual Awards. The Awards are firmly established as respected annual event to celebrate those who are breaking down the barriers for deaf and deafblind people. 

BSL 101 Assessment Tips for Centres

19th Jan 2016

We have put together the following assessment tips (click the link to download) to help our Centre's with 101 assessments. If you have any questions in regards to this, please contact our support team.

DWP trials access by telephone for sign language users

15th Jan 2016

People who use British Sign Language (BSL) can now contact the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) via telephone.

DWP seeks evidence for market review

04th Jan 2016

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is seeking evidence for a review of the communication and language support market.

The Department today published the call for evidence. The deadline for submissions is 4 March 2016.