Sounds Good Charter Mark – recognising excellence
I am delighted and excited! My associates at Access Solutions have today published their Sounds Good Charter Mark, which recognises excellence in accessibility for people with hearing loss in the hospitality industry. This is a significant and defining moment - there is now a clear and effective way that hospitality…
Revealing picture exposes the effort of listening
I feel wrong for saying this but I’m quite glad about accusations made today (15 September) against MP Alec Shelbrooke. Unkind and untrue though they were, it also served the purpose of raising the very important subject of ‘hearing’. Blog_and_News/AlecShelbrooke.png Mr Shelbrooke had slouched down in his House of Commons…
Is it hard work to hear in your workplace?
I am astonished at the response to the research we are doing into the subject of hearing in the workplace. Many people have been only too pleased to have the chance to express an opinion on this topic. I had a suspicion that issues were flying under the radar, hidden…
Setting the priorities for research into mild to moderate hearing loss
One of the hardest things that I have done recently was to help set the priorities for research into mild to moderate hearing loss. It was a day-long exercise that involved discussion and consideration of 30 short-listed questions in order to whittle them down to a top 10. A selected group of about 20…