Website updates July to August 2019

Proposed changes on enforcement of Equality Act Proposals in various reports on enforcing the Equality Act, including two 2019 reports: House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee: Enforcing the Equality Act: the law and the role of the EHRC, July 2019; Equality and Human Rights Commission: Access to legal aid for discrimination cases, June 2019. … Read more Website updates July to August 2019

50 Million Voices: stuttering and work

50 Million Voices is the campaign bringing together leaders from across the world to collaborate, share good practice, and transform the world of work for people who stammer. Societal bias means that millions of people who stammer are either unemployed or in jobs which are well below their potential. Employers and colleagues often falsely equate intelligence … Read more 50 Million Voices: stuttering and work

Website updates to April 2019

Recent updates to this website. April 2019 Update of the three Vento bands for compensation for injury to feelings in employment cases. March 2019 Main post-16 page updated, including more on STUC (Stammerers Through University Consultancy), www.stuc-uk.org. Also Oral exams, and assessed presentations page updated with further adjustments to exams, from STUC conference in January … Read more Website updates to April 2019

RCSLT award

From British Stammering Association’s Speaking Out magazine, Winter 2005: “The BSA webmaster, Allan Tyrer, was awarded the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists’ Diamond Jubilee Special Recognition Award for outstanding voluntary service. For the past six years, Allan has developed the BSA website into a pre-eminent source of information on stammering which is used … Read more RCSLT award