Oct 29

EUATC SIGNS PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH KAZAKHSTAN LANGUAGE INDUSTRY GROUP

The EUATC's strategy of reaching out to other language industry groups across the globe has resulted in a new collaborative agreement being struck. This time it is with Association of Professional Translators, Interpreters and Translation Companies of Kazakhstan (APTITC).

Oct 29

MEET CENTRAL EUROPE TO GO GREEN IN INNSBRUCK

The Meet Central Europe (MCE) conference, which was launched in 2018 by four EUATC members from Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and the Czech Republic with the support of EUATC funding, is to go green for its 2020 event in Innsbruck.

Oct 29

TRADING WITH UK POST BREXIT - NO DEAL PLANNING FOR LSPs AND FREELANCERS

EUATC founding members the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) has published a No-Deal Brexit Guide for Language Service Companies, complementing a series of webinars aimed at UK-based language service companies and freelancers, and their EU suppliers.

Oct 24

EUATC'S UK MEMBER SHARES NEW LANGUAGE MARKET STUDY

EUATC founding members, the Association of Translation Companies (ATC), has teamed up with global insight company Nimdzi to compile its latest Language Industry Survey and is sharing it with everyone.

Oct 24

INTERPRETERS SUPPORT LGBTI ASYLUM SEEKERS

Around 2,000 asylum applications in the UK each year are from LGBTI asylum seekers fleeing persecution, abuse and violence for their sexual or gender identity, writes Anna Ware, Director of interpreting and translation specialists Clear Voice. Same-sex relations are illegal in 70 countries across the world, with 6 imposing the death penalty. In many more countries it is culturally not accepted, with individuals suffering upset, isolation and cruelty not just towards themselves, but also their family and friends.

Sep 29

ATC NETWORK MEMBER RECOGNISED BY MARKET RESEARCH SOCIETY

Insight translation agency, RP Translate, a network member of the Association of Translation Companies (ATC), has won ‘Highly Commended’ for Best Support Services at the Market Research Society’s (MRS) Operations Awards 2019 on 26th September. The achievement is used to recognise finalists whose awards entries the judges believed deserved special mention.

Sep 27

ALLEGED JAPANESE TRANSLATION SCAM REVEALED

There has been a dramatic increase in the submission of questionable CVs to many organisations in the translation industry, writes Kaori Myatt, CEO of Japanese language specialists Word Connection based in Biarritz, France. At Word Connection, we have seen a surprisingly large number of CVs from applicants claiming similar or identical work experience. This has prompted us to conduct our own investigation into the matter. We believe that we have uncovered at least one of the reasons behind the high incidence of under-qualified Japanese translators who are currently seeking work.

Sep 27

NEW CHAIRMAN FOR TURKISH ASSOCIATION

Çeviri İşletmeleri Derneği (CID), the EUATC's Turkish member, has just elected a new Chairman. It is Talat Yazici.

Sep 25

DEAL OR NO DEAL - TRADING WITH THE UK POST-BREXIT

At last month's Language Industry Summit in London, Brexit was never far from the minds of the delegates who had gathered from across Europe and beyond, writes ATC CEO Raisa McNab.

Sep 24

ATC CONVENES HISTORIC ROUND TABLE MEETING

EUATC founding members, the Association of Translation Companies (ATC), has used its influence to bring together the UK's key players in the procurement and delivery of public sector languages services.