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07May 20
Stepping up to the plate

Stepping up to the plate

In all fairness, do you really want to read anything else about pandemics, the global inability to respond, and that this particular tunnel has yet to reveal the light at…

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24Apr 20
Feeling the effect of coronavirus

Feeling the effect of coronavirus

The ATC’s first Coronavirus Pulse Survey asked the UK’s language service companies how the pandemic has affected their business, and what financial support measures offered by the UK Government they…

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Coronavirus support


Coronavirus support for the UK’s language services industry

Language Industry Summit

18 – 19 March 2021. Edinburgh 

The ATC’s Language Industry Summit brings language service companies together for two days of inspirational, insightful and engaging networking and learning.

Language Industry Survey


Language Industry Survey 2019 forms a snapshot of the UK’s language services industry, with a glimpse into today’s UK market in a rapidly changing global 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. It is the leading voice for companies operating in the UK’s language service industry.

The ATC provides authoritative advice about matters relating to multilingual communication and lobbies on behalf of its members, promoting the value of language services. The ATC is also at the forefront of the development of international standards for translation and interpreting.


ATC membership is recognised by the government and internationally as the mark of quality-managed translation services.

The ATC works to define standards of excellence in the language services industry. Joining the ATC gives members access to outstanding member benefits, a network of forward-thinking language professionals, and the opportunity to influence the direction of the language industry as a whole.

Accredited Member

Accredited Members have undergone the ATC’s rigorous background checks for financial and operational viability and quality management practices

ISO Certification

The ATC’s ISO Certification Service provides industry expert auditing and certification to language service companies worldwide

Associate Member

Associate Members demonstrate commitment to fair business practises through compliance to the ATC’s Code of Professional Conduct

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