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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

Language capabilities are a key driver for UK SME export success. Companies making use of translation are 30% more successful in exporting than those who do not.

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Crisis Language Support

The most powerful way to help people in a crisis is to provide support and information in their own language – but the challenge that authorities.

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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 Training

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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UK Language Industry Services Report 2023

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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ATC End of Year Report 2023

The ATC’s End of Year Report looks back at the year’s activities, collaborations and projects by the ATC and its community of members.

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Latest News

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ATC Partners With Magic Beans Agency

The ATC’s newest Associate Partner is Magic Beans Agency, a strategic solutions partner supporting the growth and expansion of language…

What’s happening with rates?

Is business good, bad, or just about muddling along? How does the economic and cost of living crises impact the…

Social Selling 14 May 2024 – Birmingham

The ATC’s one-day event on 14 May 2024 sets you on the path to social selling success. Boost your skills…

Davron Translations is the ATC’s Member of the Month

The ATC’s Member of the Month in March 2024 is Davron Translations, French-British language service company with an innovative approach…

3 Ways to Boost Recruitment Through University Collaboration

Struggling to recruit? The ATC actively works with UK-based universities’ translation and interpreting studies and applied languages departments to promote…

UK Export Academy – Get Involved

The ATC’s Commercial Collaborations open up real and tangible business opportunities for member companies. We partner with the Department for…

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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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