Charlie Bavington

French to English Freelance Translator - I.T. specialist

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The following is a summary to a long article here, from June 2009, when there seemed to be a fair amount of gloom around. It seemed to be inspired at least in part by a drip, drip, drip of news about salary freezes and cuts in the wider economy (e.g. Doncaster Council just yesterday; I’m […]

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 13:38 | 4 comments
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(This was originally an article I posted in my Articles section in April 2009. I recently got involved in another discussion about tests and I haven’t posted since my holiday – yes, thanks, it was splendid – so here it is, tweaked just a tad.) Ah, indeed, tests, and the payment or otherwise thereof. An […]

Friday, September 23rd, 2011 at 00:53 | 9 comments
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(This was originally an article I posted in my Articles section in Feb 2009. That has now been linked to from elsewhere, so I’m replicating it here in case anyone wants to comment.) And so the question du jour is… Should beginners work at low(er) rates? Charging extremely low rates is a fairly common beginners’ […]

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 00:44 | 4 comments
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I think this article fits in quite neatly with the Lionbridge hoo-hah, in terms of why there are a number of agencies in general who feel quite at ease with being the party that determines prices, unilaterally, on a take-it-or-leave-it basis. I wrote the original version almost 2 years ago (Dec 2008) although it has […]

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 01:48 | 4 comments
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