The Chartered Institute of Linguists serves the interests of professional linguists throughout the world. The IoL Educational Trust (IoLET), its associated charity, acts as a respected language assessment and recognised awarding organisation delivering Ofqual (Office of Qualification and Examination Regulation) accredited qualifications. The Institute is also actively involved in language issues at both a national and an international level.
The Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators
Established for more than 50 years, the ISTC is the largest UK body representing professional communicators and information designers. A member of INTECOM (the International Council for Technical Communication), the ISTC's mission is to set and improve standards for communication of scientific and technical information
Translators Without Borders
Translators Without Borders facilitates the transfer of knowledge from one language to another by creating and managing a community of NGOs who need translations and professional, vetted translators who volunteer their time to help.