In other news: stories from the language industry and beyond (May)

DEI is a lightning rod for controversy – but the practice isn’t dead – BBC Worklife A look at DEI initiatives in the workplace in the context of continuing debate about their place. 

North East firefighters to learn life-saving sign language skills – BBC News BSL training has been rolled out to the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service after two visits to schools with Deaf children highlighted the need to improve communication skills.