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Blog — Fighting Back

We are all Daniel Blake!

In: Equalities, Economics, Fighting Back, Homelessness, Housing, Pay

Exactly half a century after the iconic television play Cathy Come Home sparked a national conversation about homelessness, another Ken Loach production will be released in cinemas nationally on October 21, is getting people talking – this time about our convoluted, austerity-driven benefits system which has robbed so many of their dignity. Read More »

BSL/English Interpreters’ careers under threat

In: Campaigning, Fighting Back

NUBSLI (the National Union of British Sign Language Interpreters) was set up in response to the threats faced by British Sign Language interpreters and translators, collectively making it clear that workers are not prepared to accept poor terms and conditions, unsustainable working conditions and inappropriate levels of remuneration. But due to government policy and the announcement of a national framework this threat presents a clear and present danger to the profession. Read More »

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