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BSL Communications

Welcome to 'Hands Up'

We bridge the gap between the Deaf and Hearing worlds through British Sign Language (BSL) communications and training.

Get in touch for BSL signed videos services and Deaf Awareness training. 

For Deaf would-be business owners join our live coaching programme - delivered in BSL - and give your new business a boost!

Barbara Signing

Our Service to You

Discover our range of professional services. We constantly update this page, but if you still can’t find what you’re looking for, please feel free to get in touch with us – we will be more than happy to help.

BSL Signed Videos

You may not have come across a BSL user yet but when you do, we're sure you'll want to learn some basic signs and how to sign your name and company name.

From simple 'welcome' crib sheet videos for your organisation through to signed social media videos, we can help.

Tap into the ever-increasing BSL user market and demonstrate inclusion.

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Deaf Awareness Training

We're able to deliver bespoke Deaf Awareness sessions live online for your organisation. 

To meet their legal responsibilities, many organisations are opting for Deaf Awareness Training.

Our sessions are lively, informative and great fun.

Deaf Business Coaching 

Being Deaf shouldn’t be a barrier to being your own boss.

Join us for our BSL-led 1-2-1 four sessions business coaching programme. It could be free to you.

We cover areas including:

  • Setting up your business
  • Funding from Access To Work and other sources
  • Marketing

Practice Your BSL With A Friendly Deaf Person

Want to improve your BSL?

The best way of improving your signing and receptive skills is with a native Deaf BSL user.

Special Offer

1 Hour Live Online Deaf Awareness Session 
Your 'Welcome Video' In Your Reception Signed
Handy Reminder E-Book

Just £400 (for up to 10 people) For The Deaf Awareness Training and 1 Min of your vIdeo signed.

A great way of actively showing Inclusion. Email us to discuss. jane@hands-up-communications.com

Latest Testimonial

"Thank you to Barbara and her expert signing."

Dr Patrick Ismond - Head of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, RSPCA.

Watch our videos below to see recent examples.


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Technical Resources Signed

Who We Are

We're led by Barbara Burke who is Deaf and a native BSL-user. You may recognise Barbara from BBC programmes she presented and signed. She is also a qualified BSL teacher and business owner.

Nanda Jeebun (also Deaf) is also a native BSL user. Nanda has years of experience in experience. She also knows International Sign Language.

Also on the team is Jane Mccullen. Jane not only interprets for Barbara but also spent many years working as a producer for SKY TV.

Tim Mitchell is an experienced digital marketing trainer. He has trained many well known organisations both in the UK and in the Gulf. 

Get In Touch Today

+44 (0) 7788 29 59 59 (use this number also to text).




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