Jan 23

SLOVENIAN ASSOCIATION COLLABORATES TO DEVELOP PRACTICALCOURSE

At the end of last year, in cooperation with the Department of Translation at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana, the Slovenian Association of Translation Companies (SATC) successfully launched the Practical Education for Translation Students pilot project. It was designed as a way for SATC members to contribute to the transfer of knowledge and experience between the economic and academic sectors. 

Jan 23

EUATC'S UK MEMBER REACHES OUT TO LSP SMALL BUSINESS

Around 60% of EUATC founder member the Association of Translation Companies' (ATC) members are small businesses and, in 2019, much of ATC’s focus will be on supporting and producing content tailored for SME LSPs through its new Small Business Initiative.

Jan 23

EUATC NETWORK MEMBER UBIQUS CONTINUES ITS EXPANSION STRATEGY

Following last year’s creation of Ubiqus Spain, through the merger of Asproset members Celer Soluciones and Traducciones Políglota, Ubiqus has gone on to acquire the French LSP Gedev. The acquisition makes it Western Europe's third largest language service provider.

Jan 22

HOW TO RECOVER INTERNATIONAL DEBT AND AVOID CREDIT RISKS

From time to time every business will experience the unfortunate scenario of a customer who refuses to pay an outstanding account and ignores any reminders or chances they are given to settle the outstanding balance. For language service providers dealing with clients from all over the world recover debts can be daunting, writes Steven Little of Debt Collect UK Limited.

Jan 17

TWO WEEKS LEFT TO TAKE PART IN 2019 LANGUAGE INDUSTRY SURVEY

There are just two weeks left to take part in the seventh Language Industry Survey, an EUATC initiative conducted in collaboration with the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA), Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs (FIT), the European Language Industry Association (Elia), European Masters in Translation (EMT) and the European Commission's Language Industry Platform (LIND-Web). The deadline to participate in the survey is Friday, 15th February.

Jan 16

NEW FORMAT T-UPDATE BRINGS NEW SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

The format of T-UPDATE, the annual conference of the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies (EUATC) will be changing when it takes place in Estonia's capital Tallinn 25/26 April and this has provided new high profile sponsor opportunities.

Jan 16

PRIORITY STATUS BATTLE FOR EU LINGUISTS POST BREXIT

Although there was a resounding rejection of the UK Government's EU exit deal, the longterm position of linguists from EU countries living and working in Britain remains a major concern for EUATC founding members, the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) and many of its members.  

Dec 27

UK TRANSLATION INDUSTRY TO BENEFIT FROM BREXIT...IF IT HAPPENS

With BREXIT dominating every element of the UK's waking hours Ruth Partington, chair of EUATC founding members the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) predicts, if it happens, it could benefit the UK language industry.

Dec 27

OUT GOING SERBIAN PRESIDENT PREDICTS TRANSLATION PRICES TO INCREASE IN 2019

As David Lythgoe steps down as President of the Serbian Association of Translation Companies (SATC) he predicts a dramatic change for the coming year.

Dec 27

HUMANS WILL REMAIN ESSENTIAL DESPITE ADVANCES IN LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGY

"When you think how the translation industry was 30 years ago, with the idea of MT as distant then as the idea of robot-interpreters is now, translators have adapted to the new faster more technological environment and, I predict, in the coming year, the human element in the language will continue to evolve ensuring that it remains an essential link in the translation process," writes Ivana Đurić from EUATC Serbian network member Eurotranslate.