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Free RNID online seminar every day in Deaf Awareness Week

Deaf Awareness Week, from 3 – 9 May 2021, is a good time to consider if your business is accessible to the 1 in 5 people who are deaf or have hearing loss. With the number of people with age-related hearing loss set to rise, are you taking action? During Deaf Awareness Week, our free RNID online seminar will be available every day from Tuesday 4 to Friday 7 May. It’s an opportunity to learn about the barriers faced by...

How John is thriving after a workplace assessment at NatWest

NatWest is one of a growing number of organisations making hearing loss a priority. Manchester-based credit manager John Roberts experienced sudden hearing loss in 2001. In the early years, John had some difficult times: "If you're not being included in a conversation or situation, you can sometimes feel you don't want to be there and you'd rather just walk away." Breaking down barriers Life changed for John after NatWest arranged a workplace assessment with our Accessibility Solutions team at RNID. The assessor...

New remote training events for businesses

We’re offering 3 new remote courses to help businesses become more accessible In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been adapting our Louder than Words business accessibility services. Current restrictions mean we’re unable to provide face-to-face training so we’re offering 3 new remote events. These monthly sessions are designed to help organisations understand the barriers faced by staff and customers who are deaf or have hearing loss, and the steps they can take to overcome them. They’re available to book exclusively...