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NRCPD – ‘Fitness to Practise Procedure’ Consultation

The NRCPD complaints process has undergone a substantial review (including ALAS input) and NRCPD have launched a consultation on a revised procedure to be known as the Fitness to Practice Procedure. It will be a public consultation given that it has been much discussed and there is wide interest in it. The consultation has been launched and the period will run until Monday 22 August 2022. Registrants and Regulated Trainees have [...]

NRCPD – ‘Fitness to Practise Procedure’ Consultation2022-07-26T15:48:05+01:00

Spring Workshop & AGM 2022

On Saturday 2nd April members gathered for our Spring Workshop and AGM. We were joined by activist, Jasper Williams (@QueerCantHear), who delivered a very thought provoking LGBT+ Workshop. Members were taken through a timeline of LGBT+ history, as they learned LGBT+ identities, pronouns and how to be an ally to the Community. In the afternoon, members of ALAS gathered for the AGM 2022. We celebrated another hugely successful year of lipspeaking [...]

Spring Workshop & AGM 20222022-04-04T16:53:10+01:00

Winter Workshop 2021

On Saturday 23rd October members gathered for our Winter Workshop. We were joined in the morning by transformational life coach, Marie Jensen, who is also a BSL Interpreter herself. Marie offered an interactive session to develop positive habits, create a more balanced life and move you towards your purpose, through a mixture of self-exploration, micro practices and experiential exercises from Life Coaching and Positive Psychology. It was a fantastic session enjoyed by [...]

Winter Workshop 20212021-10-25T13:41:19+01:00

Member Support – Contracts

On Thursday 19th August, members joined Linzi Weatherson for a 'Contracts' session. Lipspeakers discussed considerations when negotiating both face-to-face and remote bookings, and adjustments that the Lipspeaking profession may make going forward.

Member Support – Contracts2021-08-26T12:00:46+01:00

Member Support – Legal, Part 4

On Thursday 13th May members gathered to discuss the current situation in the court system. With a large backlog of hearings to work through, and a gradual move away from remote court/tribunal hearings back to face-to-face work, lipspeakers considered if they're ready and how to prepare.

Member Support – Legal, Part 42021-08-26T12:44:15+01:00