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Celebrating the life of Linda Croton

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 [...]

Celebrating the life of Linda Croton2021-04-14T11:49:12+01:00

Member Support – ‘Back to Basics’

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.

Member Support – ‘Back to Basics’2021-04-13T11:50:54+01:00

Remembering Linda Croton

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 [...]

Remembering Linda Croton2021-04-14T08:42:03+01:00

ALAS AGM

On Thursday 11th March members gathered online for the first remote AGM via 'Zoom'. AGM minutes can be downloaded here.

ALAS AGM2021-03-15T12:48:38+00:00

Member Support – Tax Special

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!

Member Support – Tax Special2021-02-11T20:29:00+00:00

Member Support – Christmas Social

On Thursday 17th December a number of members got together for an ALAS Christmas Social. Members wore an array of clothing including Christmas jumpers, reindeer antlers, Christmas socks and we even had our very own elf! We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a healthy, happy New Year.

Member Support – Christmas Social2020-12-18T10:19:18+00:00

Memer Support – Zoom, Part 2

On Thursday 10th September we joined Sophie Mulligan for 'Zoom - Part 2'. A huge thank you to Sophie for a fantastic webinar this evening! How to un-mute yourself quickly, re-arranging boxes, changing views, improving audio quality - there have been a lot of great updates on Zoom!

Memer Support – Zoom, Part 22021-03-22T09:33:16+00:00

Member Support – Legal CVP

On Thursday 13th August members joined Linzi Weatherson for an incredibly informative webinar! The focus was Legal remote working using ‘Cloud Video Platform’ (CVP) with particular attention given to considerations & coping strategies.

Member Support – Legal CVP2020-08-17T10:34:17+01:00

Member Social 2

On Thursday 23rd July members came together for our second remote social event. Together, peers shared a safe space to catch-up and have a cheeky beverage. A huge well done to our member and Social Media Officer, Linzi Weatherson, on passing your TSLI assessment!  

Member Social 22020-08-17T10:31:07+01:00

Member Support – Police

On Thursday 16th July members joined Kirsty Last for an incredibly informative webinar focusing on the ‘Police’ including: 🔺Police jargon 🔺Ranks & Responsibilities 🔺Police Custody 🔺Witness Interviews 🔺Suspect Interviews 🔺PACE 🔺Safety & Security

Member Support – Police2020-08-17T10:36:14+01:00

Member Support – T&Cs Part 2

On Thursday 9th July members joined Linzi Weatherson for a second webinar that focussed on lipspeaking ‘Terms & Conditions‘. Particular attention was given to remote lipspeaking and the considerations one must make when accepting assignments.

Member Support – T&Cs Part 22020-08-17T10:25:12+01:00