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Statement by Jonathan Farnhill, Signature Chair of Trustees

26 May 2016

Signature and NRCPD have reached a new phase in their evolution. After much thought, the Board of Trustees have agreed to change the structure of the charity to enable a greater focus on the development of Signature as an awarding body and the transition of NRCPD to full independence as a regulator of communication and language professionals. As part of this process, Signature and NRCPD will become separate companies with their own dedicated leadership.

NRCPD Newsletter | April 2016

04 May 2016

The Board is still in negotiations with Signature about our governance arrangements. The main points have been agreed and we are working on the detail.

NRCPD Newsletter | March 2016

01 April 2016

At the end of last year we told you we were in negotiation with Signature about our governance arrangements. Both Boards agreed NRCPD should have greater independence.

NRCPD Newsletter | February 2016

25 February 2016

Following the open meetings to talk about our plans for statutory regulation we have updated the frequently asked questions.

If you weren't able to attend one of the meetings, there will still be lots of opportunities for you to tell us what you think. The Board will consider a timetable of action at its July meeting, after which we will publish it for consultation. Your comments and suggestions will be appreciated.


Advice on RBSLI membership

25 February 2016

NRCPD has written to agencies advising them of the decision by the Ministry of Justice that the Self Regulatory Body for Sign Language Interpreters and Translators Ltd (RBSLI) does not meet the requirements to be included in its second generation contract for the provision of language services.

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