On Thursday 16th December, members gathered to discuss what they plan to do over the festive period.
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 [...]
On Thursday 26th August, members gathered to discuss their Summer plans and what they've already been up-to.
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.
On Thursday 10th June, members gathered for a tax session with Mike Clarkson FMAAT FCCA Director at Brent King Chartered Accountants.
The ALAS Committee met on Tuesday 25th May via 'Zoom' to discuss plans for the Summer ahead.
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.
Linda's funeral will take place on Wednesday 14th April at Bentley crematorium. There will be a Lipspeaker at the service, in addition to a Lipspeaker on Zoom. Those attending can either watch Kirsty Last in person, or connect to Lesley via mobile device. To access the service visit: https://www.obitus.com/ you will need the username: rami4278 and the password: 494899 To access Lipspeaker support for the funeral, please join this Zoom meeting [...]
On Thursday 8th April, members joined Linzi Weatherson for a 'Back to Basics' session. Lipspeakers shared their Top Tip for working remotely, discussed environmental considerations and updated technology available for the best audio quality. We look forward to welcoming members back on Saturday 17th April for our Spring Workshop.
Our dear friend and colleague, Linda Croton, passed away on 13th March 2021. A Lipspeaker for over 20 years, Linda was a mischievous, kind, highly respected and caring woman liked by many. Linda's funeral will take place on Wednesday 14th April at Bentley crematorium. There will be a Lipspeaker at the service, in addition to a Lipspeaker on Zoom. Those attending can either watch Kirsty Last in person, or connect to [...]
On Thursday 11th March members gathered online for the first remote AGM via 'Zoom'. AGM minutes can be downloaded here.
The ALAS Committee met on Wednesday 3rd March via 'Zoom' to discuss a number of things. To read more please see the meeting notes below. Committee Meeting 03/03/21
On Thursday 25th February, members joined Linzi Weatherson for an informal social. Members joined in a burst of colour to share a safe space discussing hobbies, DIY and even frogs!
On Thursday 11th February members joined as Lesley Weatherson delivered a 'Tax Special'. The webinar was full of detail and signposted lipspeakers to various legislation and guidance. After briefly exploring accounting software, we will all be 'making tax digital' in no time!
On Thursday 28th January members gathered for a New Years social. Twitter, whiskey and ducks were hot topics as members shared laughter over a Thursday tipple. A huge thank you to all members for your contributions!
Technology not behaving, animals interrupting, co-workers saving the day and accents testing our skills - we certainly covered a lot in this webinar!