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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

SMEs making use of language capabilities are 30% more successful in exporting than those who do not.

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ATC Awards

Language Industry Awards 2022

The ATC’s Language Industry Awards celebrate the operational excellence of ATC members. Enter your nominations by 15 August 2022!

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Stargazing 21 September 2022

What will we be selling as language services in five years’ time? And how? Join us on 21 September for a one-day conference to find out!

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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 2021

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 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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Translated Health Information with PIF

The importance of translated health information The Patient Information Forum (PIF) supports 300 healthcare organisations to produce high quality, inclusive…

ATC Commercial Collaborations Update July 2022

Getting to know you The first quarter of work for the ATC’s new Commercial Collaborations Lead Sarah Bawa Mason has…

MRS Market Research Checklist for Buying Translation Services

The Market Research Society (MRS) has joined forces with the ATC to create a new checklist to provide best practice…

AP Portugal is the ATC’s Member of the Month

The ATC’s Member of the Month in July 2022 is AP Portugal . Fittingly for the topics covered in their…

ATC Shortlisted for UK Association of the Year Award

ATC Shortlisted for UK Association of the Year Award The ATC has been shortlisted for the UK Association of the…

ATC Partners with Recruitment Company Talingual

ATC Partners with Recruitment Company Talingual Language service recruitment in the UK is changing shape. Companies used to recruiting from…

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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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