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The ATC is the leading voice for companies operating in the UK’s language services industry.

About the ATC

The Association of Translation Companies (ATC) is a professional membership association representing the interests of language service companies in the UK and internationally. The ATC is the leading voice for companies operating in the UK’s language services industry.

ATC membership is recognised as the mark of quality-managed language services. The ATC defines standards of excellence for language service companies by promoting quality-driven services and best practice.

The ATC influences the advancement of language service companies and the language services industry through its research, initiatives and activities, in collaboration with its stakeholders.

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Read more about the benefits of ATC membership and join as Accredited or Associate Member.

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Find a Language Service Company

Find the perfect language service company partner in the ATC’s Member Directory.

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LO-C 30 Report

SMEs making use of language capabilities are 30% more successful in exporting than those who do not.

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UK Language Industry Services Report 2021

A snapshot of the state of the language services industry in the United Kingdom, it’s size and shape, trends, challenges and opportunities.

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Member Area

Log in to the Member Area for full access to member benefits and guides from IR35 to GDPR, and internships to supporting charities.

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PM Training Course

Our PM Training Course trains job-ready PMs who understand the language services industry, and saves you the time and effort.

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Stand Out – Be Outstanding

The ATC’s Stand Out – Be Outstanding Competition introduces new supplier companies to ATC members and forges new industry collaborations.

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ATC Certification

ATC Certification provides industry-expert ISO certification services and training to language service companies worldwide. Get in touch to discuss ISO certification!

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ATC Certification Focus on Interpreting

ATC Certification provides industry expert ISO certification and auditing services and training to language service companies across the world.  …

New Ukraine Language Support Resources

The UK’s Ukraine Language Support Task Force collates language support resources for refugees and those in the communities around them.…

20% Discount on Nimdzi Translation and Localization Sales Process Workshop 21-22 June

20% ATC member discount on Sales Workshop 21-22 June 2022 When looking to increase your sales volume, would it be…

ATC Partners with BUNAC for International Internships

The solution for non-UK interns The answer is YES. You can still have non-UK interns, even after Brexit closed previously…

TEW GDPR Report Sheds Light on Grey Areas

Newly-published project report from the Translating Europe Workshop Towards Common European GDPR Guidelines for the Translation and Interpreting Profession sheds…

LSP Tech Talk: MT Solutions 11 May 2022

How to integrate MT solutions into LSP processes Integrating MT solutions into your production process can be a challenge whether…

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Our Partners

The ATC’s Technology and Associate Partners provide outstanding products, services and solutions that make sense to language service companies.

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