blog

Remark! Interpreting 10 year anniversary

Remark! Interpreting is excited and extremely proud to be celebrating their ten-year anniversary this year. Remark Interpreting was formed in 2010 and the first office was established in Greenwich, before we moved to our more central location in Leather Lane and although we still have members of the staff who have been with us since…

Read More

Join the Remark! family as a Support Worker

We are seeking new Support Workers to join our friendly and busy Living team based in London. If you are interested in joining us as a Support Worker, please send a CV and BSL video describing how your experience matches the role to: living@remark.uk.com Must be available for 2nd March, 5th March, 9th March, 10th…

Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We’re excited to be celebrating Valentine’s here at our office in Central London. Davod stars in the above video “Be my Deaf Valentine” which we had great fun filming. Are you thinking about going on a date with a Deaf person? Please don’t be nervous! Don’t worry about meeting up, here are some tips: Please…

Read More

Tips for working most effectively with a BSL/English Interpreter

What is the role of a BSL/English Interpreter? Interpreters facilitate communication between British Sign Language users and hearing people who use spoken English, making sure it is a smooth process. Interpreters must have excellent knowledge of the two languages and cultures. For example they will receive information in BSL, process its meaning, then interpret it…

Read More

BSL Halloween Signs

Here at Remark! we have put together a video of Halloween signs for you to enjoy. We hope you enjoy celebrating Halloween! The following signs are shown: Halloween Spider Graveyard Witch Devil Pumpkin Vampire Dungeon Frightened Zombie Scream If you are interested in learning new signs, you might enjoy our LGBTQ BSL Signs blog post…

Read More

Remark! Living support World Mental Health Day

In recognition of Thursday 10th October 2019 being World Mental Health Day, Pembe, a key worker for Remark! Living met with Hannah, a Community Psychiatric Nurse who works for a deaf adult’s community service to discuss mental health issues that Deaf people might face and how they can access support. Mental health and deaf people…

Read More

BSL Summer Signs

Here at Remark! we have put together a video of commonly used summer signs for you to enjoy. We hope you have enjoyed your summer! The following BSL signs are shown: Hot weather Beach Picnic Sunbathing Swimming Ice cream Fish and chips Barbeque Tennis Rounders Camping If you are interested in learning new signs, you…

Read More

Working as a Communication Support Worker (CSW) at Remark!

In this video Liam tells us about his job role as a Communication Support Worker (CSW) within the Training team at Remark!. We have several teams here at Remark! and mine is within the BSL Training team. My job title is CSW/Administrator. As a CSW, I provide communication support and interpret for the Level 2…

Read More

The difference between a Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI) and Trainee Sign Language Interpreter (TSLI)

In house BSL Interpreter

The National Register of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People (NRCPD) have two registration categories for BSL Interpreters: Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI) and Trainee Sign Language Interpreter (TSLI). Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI) Registered Sign Language Interpreters (RSLIs) hold a Level 6 qualification in sign language interpreting and a Level 6 qualification in…

Read More

Applying for the Access to Work Benefit for a BSL Interpreter or CSW

Applying for Access to Work image

Access to Work is a benefit funded by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). You can claim Access to Work if you require a BSL Interpreter or Communication Support Worker (CSW) in order for you to do your job effectively. If you are currently looking for work, Access to Work can pay for a…

Read More