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Tony Barlow: In employment, are deaf people bottom of the pecking order?

April 17, 2016


At weekends, we post some of our most popular articles. Tell us your favourites by emailing This article was […]

Wouter Thielen: How to improve your position in the job market as a deaf professional

March 9, 2015


I have a profile on LinkedIn, and from time to time I get approached by recruiters, who sometimes have a […]

Deaf News : Charity communications support gives deaf entrepreneurs the chance to shine

November 20, 2014

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A young photographer has been given a career boost, thanks to a Gloucestershire-based deaf charity. Run by Gloucestershire Deaf Association, […]

“We were looking at how to possibly catch you out or restrict you.” Access to Work adviser talks to BBC News

October 31, 2014


A BBC News report, aired on Wednesday evening, has shown an anonymous Access to Work adviser talking of a “culture […]

Jen Dodds: Why you should support the Access to Work test case (BSL)

October 7, 2014


Everyone knows about the Access to Work (AtW) problems that so many deaf people seem to have been having recently, […]

“We all know Deaf plumbers are better than the hearing ones!” Meet Anthony Smare, Deaf plumber

August 6, 2014


How did you become a plumber? I was working at the time for my father renovating properties and my brother […]

Darren Townsend-Handscomb: What’s happened to the Access to Work submissions, and advice on giving evidence in BSL

July 4, 2014


In this article, I’ve written more information about what’s happened to people’s submissions, and I’ve written some important things to […]

Deaf News: Access to Work inquiry evidence made available online

July 3, 2014


The Work and Pensions Committee recently announced an inquiry into the Access to Work scheme, asking Deaf and disabled people to […]

Emily Howlett: 10 dangerous jobs for deaf people!

June 23, 2014


1. Coastguard These guys are an amazing bunch of volunteers who can drop everything at the ding of a bell […]

Darren Townsend-Handscomb: How you can give evidence to the Access to Work inquiry (by THIS Friday!)

June 18, 2014


Deaf people up and down the country have been having lots of problems with Access to Work – the government […]