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Deaf Relay Interpreters in care proceedings

Further to this post, ThirtyNine Essex Street has published more detail about Re C (A child), a 2014 case that was mentioned in our previous post. In this case, a deaf couple; the father...

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Claimants can claim ET fees from respondents if successful

In Vladimir Portnykh v Nomura International plc UKEAT/0448/13/LA, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) issued a conditional costs order requiring Nomura International PLC to reimburse former employee, Vladimir Portnykh the £1,600 EAT fee he paid...

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Will legal aid pay for interpreters?

We have been asked to provide documentary evidence that any legal aid practitioners who obtain legal aid certificates to advise D/deaf and hard of hearing clients can claim back the cost of BSL/English Interpreters,...

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Call for evidence about Access to Work

The Commons Select Committee has announced that it intends to conduct an inquiry into the Department for Work and Pensions’ Access to Work scheme following the publication of the Sayce Review in 2011, and...