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Business leaders discuss the importance of Communication Access UK

Business leaders discuss the importance of Communication Access UK

To mark the launch of the Communication Access Symbol, business leaders from across the UK met to discuss the importance of good communication and how this initiative will improve the lives of people across the UK.

The panel was chaired by Nick Hewer, and hosted by Kamini Gadhok MBE, the President and CEO of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT).

They were joined by:

  • Kate Nicholls, CEO of UK Hospitality
  • Tamara Hill from the British Retail Consortium
  • Francis Ingham, the Director General of the Public Relations Communications Association
  • Ian Wright, CEO of the Food and Drink Federation
  • Johnny Timpson, the Cabinet Office Champion for Insurance and Banking; and
  • Craig Goold of Skipton Building Society, an early adopter of the Communication Access Symbol and standards.

The University of Leeds

The University of Leeds

Colleagues at the University of Leeds discuss the value of the Communication Access Symbol and their experience as early adopters of the initiative.

The University of Leeds was the pilot site for the first phase of Communication Access UK.

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

Astra is the receptionist at the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, one of the country’s first Communication Accessible organisations.

In this video, she talks about the value of communication access training.

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