Caroline commenced Stenographer Training in September 1994 at Kensington College of Business, and completed the two year course in one year. She became a fully accredited Court Reporter in September 1996, and worked at St Albans Crown Court. After 6 years as a Court Reporter, she commenced training to become an STTR and qualified in 2002, passing the CACDP (now Signature) Deaf Awareness Exam. Caroline has also served on the council of both professional bodies, AVSTTR & BIVR, and has over 15 years’ experience captioning. She has provided integrated live subtitling for all of Tim Barlow's (the amazing Deaf Actor) One Man Shows : “Earfull” and “Him”.
Julie started her Palantype training at Leeds Crown Court in 1986 and became a fully accredited Court Reporter in 1990, becoming a member of the Association of Shorthand Writers in the same year. In 1997 she began training to become a Speech to Text Reporter, and passed the CACDP (now Signature) Deaf Awareness Exam in 1999. Julie has also served on the council of both professional bodies, AVSTTR & BIVR, and is currently a full member of BIVR. She has over 20 years’ experience captioning large conferences, and has captioned most of UNISON’s national conferences since 1998.