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.

Dec 27

SLOW DOWN IN GERMAN ECONOMY HAMPERS SLOVIAN LANGUAGE MARKET

"In our business predictions for future are always very difficult to make," writes Anita Hosnik, President of the Slovenia Association of Translation Companies (SATC). "There are many different factors that can influence our success.

Dec 27

FIVE WAYS INTERPRETERS CAN EXCEL WITH REMOTE SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETING

The industry has moved on, writes Greg McEwan, head of communications at Interprefy. As technology has disrupted travel, accommodation, music, film, so too has it transformed the interpreting sector. Interpreters are presented with a unique opportunity to benefit from this change. Here’s how.

Dec 27

FINAL FREE EUATC-ATC ISO WEBINAR

It is not too late to registar for the final free ISO webinar courtesy of the EUATC and its UK member the Association of Translation Companies (ATC). 

Dec 20

SPANISH ASSOCIATION COMMISSIONS MARKET STUDY

At last month's general meeting of ASPROSET held in Madrid there was agreement to conduct the first an in-depth survey of the language market in Spain, reports Juanjo Arevalillo, the association's President. The meeting was also a chance to review the past year's activities and look forward to new initiatitives in 2019.

Dec 30

NEW YEAR MESSAGE FROM NEW EUATC PRESIDENT

Over the last several years, the translation industry has gained momentum in a way we have not seen before, writes Heike Leinhauser, the newly elected President of the European Union of Association of Translation Companies (EUATC). The market is consolidating extremely fast. Digitalization, artificial intelligence and blockchain are making an ever-growing impact on our industry. We are all standing at the epicenter of change. As the representative of mainly small and medium-sized companies, EUATC will continue to work to bring professionalization and strategy into the change process.