The Association of Translation Companies' report, Recommendations for the future procurement of language services in the public sector, has been featured in Public Sector Executive magazine.
The Association of Translation Companies' report on the commissioning of language services in the public sector is getting attention around the world.
Translation experts are demanding a major overhaul of how the public sector buys language services, to ensure value for money for the taxpayer without sacrificing quality in cash-strapped times.
Less than 48 hours after announcing that the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) would be running an end-of-year Webinar looking at the UK Language Industry Market, more than 100 people had registered to take part.
The first study into the UK’s language industry conducted by the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) reveals that it worth in excess of £1 billion annually, making it one of world's top three markets.
29 October 2015
The Association of Translation Companies has asked for an urgent meeting with the Minister for Small Business to discuss the Government’s current approach to the procurement of language services in the public sector which appears to be working against Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs).
19 October 2015
SMEs in Lancashire missing out by failing to prioritise a language strategy
Small and medium sized businesses in Lancashire are missing out by not capitalising on the rapidly expanding trade opportunities occurring abroad, new statistics reveal.
Today's Guardian newspaper quotes Roy Allkin, the chairman of the Association of Translation Companies and co-founder of Wolfstone Translations along with Richard Brooks, CEO of K-International and a keynote speaker at last week's ATC's 2015 annual conference. In an article aimed at The Guardian Small Business Network both urge UK companies to invest in language skills to help boost the country's export performance.
Ensuring fair access to essential public services within healthcare, local government and in the justice system is at risk for people who do not speak English and depend on interpreters and translators, according to a new report from the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) and launched today at its annual conference held at Manchester United’s stadium. The report, based on research with ATC members supplying the public sector with language services, found that the procurement process is causing areas of strain in the efficient provision of those services.
Small and medium sized businesses in Swansea are missing out by not capitalising on the rapidly expanding trade opportunities occurring abroad, new statistics reveal.
One of the top stories from this year’s GCSE results day is the drop in the number of students taking modern foreign languages (MFL).
General studies gave way to history, economics and other more demanding academic courses required by universities and encouraged by the government in this year’s A-levels.
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