A survey of the UK’s language service providers shows more than 76% believe their business with EU based enterprises will be compromised if Britain votes to leave the EU.

The Association of Translation Companies (ATC), the language sector’s leading professional body, launched a search today to uncover interesting industry memorabilia from the past 40 years...

On International Women’s Day Isabella Moore CBE, discusses why the language service industry provides better opportunities for entrepreneurial women than other professional services

As government analysis released today is set to conclude that the UK would be “weaker, less safe and worse off” outside the European Union, a survey of the UK’s language service providers shows more than 76% believe their business with EU based enterprises will be compromised if Britain votes to leave the EU.

 

Commentary from the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) about the UK's latest trading figures, which reveal a growing trade deficit with the rest of the world, has been picked up by the influential International Trade Magazine. The ATC has pointed out that a contributory factor in the country's poor export performance is the lack of language skills, which is costing the UK economy £48 billion a year in lost export sales.

Sector consolidation has reached the tech doc translation space. On February 11, 2016, Manchester-based Capita Translation and Interpreting (Capita TI) acquired London-based International Translation Resources (ITR), a technical translation company. According to Slator News the price of the acquisition was not disclosed.

Association of Translation Companies' General Secretary Geoffrey Bowden has been interviewed by the influential Public Sector Executive magazine about the crisis in the procurement of language services by the UK government and other public sector organisations.  The interview follows the publication by the ATC of its report: 'Recommendations for the future procurement of language service in the public sector'.

 

As the European Council prepares to discuss draft terms for UK’s continued EU membership tomorrow, a survey of the UK’s language service providers shows that more than two thirds believe that their businesses with EU-based enterprises will be compromised if the referendum results in a vote to leave the European Union.

Britain's poor language skills and strategies are contributing to the record £125 billion UK trade deficit, according to the Association of Translation Companies.

 

 

Tuesday, 02 February 2016 10:24

New company joins the ATC

Lingo Horizon TS

 New company Joins the ATC

A warm welcome to our new associate member

Lingo Horizon TS who are based in London

 

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.

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 17:19

New company joins the ATC

New company Joins the ATC

A warm welcome to our new full member

Louise Killeen Translations who are based in Manchester

 

 

Tuesday, 08 December 2015 11:27

New companies join the ATC

 

New members admitted to the Association since the start of the summer are:

Full members

Absolute Translation Ltd who are based in London

Teneo Translations UK Ltd, who are based in Essex

Ubiqus UK, who are based in London

WorldWide Translation Services Ltd who are also based in London

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