Business and Employment Support and Training

"Achieving the best through partnership"

best was established by Shirley David BA Hons, RSLI, MILM, Dip HE

best aims to enable individuals and organisations to achieve their full potential by providing outstanding training and consultancy services.

best offers training specifically tailored to the needs of trustees, volunteers and staff working within the voluntary sector.

Services include:

  • British Sign Language interpreting
  • Standardised courses
  • Workshop facilitation
  • Tailor-made courses
  • Consultancy services
  • Mentoring and one-to-one support

Contact Shirley David to discuss your specific needs for one to one or in-house provision.

Shirley David has achieved Signature NVQ Level 6 Certificate in British Sign Language and has attained the IBSL Level 6 Diploma in Sign Langauge Interpreting Studies. She is registered with NRCPD (The National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People) as a Registered Sign Language Interpreter and is a member of ASLI (Association of Sign Language Interpreters). She offers training and support to Deaf clients using BSL.

On 20th October 2018 Shirley delivered Trustee Training to ABSLTA (Association of British Sign Language Tutors and Assessors) in BSL. Feedback showed 78% rated the training overall as Very Good and 22% as Good. Comments were "So professional, theory so clear".."Really enjoyed learning and help improve what Trustees definition"..."It started us thinking about ABSLTA's future and where we want it to go".."confirm some of prior knowledge. Address some knowledge gaps".."Very useful, learnt a lot that not aware of before".

Mentoring and support can be provided via Zoom, Skype or FaceTime. Why not contact Shirley for a free consultation on how she can help?


Shirley David RSLI can provide British Sign Language interpreting services

best can carry out reviews of policies, systems and practices within organisations to provide a comprehensive report with specific recommendations to improve performance and compliance with legislation.


You can also purchase a copy of Shirley's book Now you're the Treasurer

Training and development

best provides:

a range of courses on Governance and Finance

best can provide bespoke professional training and mentoring to meet your needs.