The EUATC's strategy of reaching out to other language industry groups across the globe has resulted in a new collaborative agreement being struck. This time it is with Association of Professional Translators, Interpreters and Translation Companies of Kazakhstan (APTITC).
EUATC founding members the Association of Translation Companies (ATC) has published a No-Deal Brexit Guide for Language Service Companies, complementing a series of webinars aimed at UK-based language service companies and freelancers, and their EU suppliers.
Around 2,000 asylum applications in the UK each year are from LGBTI asylum seekers fleeing persecution, abuse and violence for their sexual or gender identity, writes Anna Ware, Director of interpreting and translation specialists Clear Voice. Same-sex relations are illegal in 70 countries across the world, with 6 imposing the death penalty. In many more countries it is culturally not accepted, with individuals suffering upset, isolation and cruelty not just towards themselves, but also their family and friends.
Insight translation agency, RP Translate, a network member of the Association of Translation Companies (ATC), has won ‘Highly Commended’ for Best Support Services at the Market Research Society’s (MRS) Operations Awards 2019 on 26th September. The achievement is used to recognise finalists whose awards entries the judges believed deserved special mention.
There has been a dramatic increase in the submission of questionable CVs to many organisations in the translation industry, writes Kaori Myatt, CEO of Japanese language specialists Word Connection based in Biarritz, France. At Word Connection, we have seen a surprisingly large number of CVs from applicants claiming similar or identical work experience. This has prompted us to conduct our own investigation into the matter. We believe that we have uncovered at least one of the reasons behind the high incidence of under-qualified Japanese translators who are currently seeking work.