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The ATC exists for the benefit of its members.

The Association provides specific information to translation buyers about members’ specialities; speaks with authority to Government on matters concerning the translation profession; provides information and assistance to business, industry and members of the public who wish to use the services of a translation company.

  • Promote the interests and use of ATC member companies
  • Promote and further the interests of the translating profession generally
  • Promote, publish and enforce a Code of Professional Conduct for its members
  • Arbitrate in matters concerning members and clients
  • Establish, maintain and promote the adoption of rigorous quality systems by its members
  • Ensure that the interests of those purchasing translations are protected by ensuring that its members carry full professional indemnity insurance
  • Promote co-operation among members and others within the translation profession
  • Publish information about the translation profession and matters of interest to translation purchasers
  • Promote greater use of professionally-produced translations by those seeking to sell and communicate worldwide

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The ATC exists for the benefits of its members…

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The ATC has led the language industry’s standards since 1976…

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Meet the ATC Council

The Association’s activities are guided by its council and elected officers…

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Government Lobbying

The ATC is the voice of the UK’s translation industry…

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About the
Translation Industry

The importance and value of the UK’s translation industry…

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The ATC works with a number of leading industry partners…

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Language Industry
Market Research

The essential annual guide to the translation industry…

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