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17 OctTechnology and the Workplace – fact vs fiction

All day conference on 20th November at BT Tower, London.

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17 OctGDPR Update

Christopher Jones, Chair of DAC and Craig Crowley, Chair UKCoD wrote a letter to Daniel Bowling, ICO in order to seek clarification and guidance on an issue that is of concern to deaf people, the use of relay operators in telephone calls and other transactions and the implications of this under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

A response letter from the ICO has now been received.

Letter to the ICO (pdf)

Response from the ICO (pdf)

 

 

02 OctUKCoD Annual Conference

At BT Tower, London on 20th November

Early Bird Rate available now!

 

09 AugAction on Hearing Loss appoints Mark Atkinson as Chief Executive

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National charity Action on Hearing Loss has appointed Mark Atkinson as its new Chief Executive following Paul Breckell’s departure. Mark, currently Chief Executive at Scope will join the UK’s largest charity for people living with deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss later in 2018, taking over from the Interim Chief Executive Mike O’Connor.

Further details are available see Press Release link here.

02 AugRight to Sign – update on BSL GCSE campaign

The Department for Education in England has conceded that it will make an exception for a BSL GCSE and that it can now be introduced before 2022.  The Department’s announcement is a big step forward and we can now be more optimistic that change will come sooner rather than later.

Full details can be found on the NDCS Campaigns website here.

The Campaign details are available here.