Charlie Bavington

Professional French to English Translator - Business and I.T.

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Archive for April, 2011

Dear Colleagues I have a slightly unusual situation with an agency or a fellow translator and I’m not sure how to respond. I’m going to be vague about the details at this stage, but I’d welcome your opinion just as much as I know some of you love to give it, because we all know […]

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 08:46 | 6 comments
Categories: social media

So, what about the legal/contractual side of this alleged trend in the industry to pay nothing whatsoever for 100% matches? (See original post here.) Not all jurisdictions are the same, of course, but this delightful crew are, happily, based in England so I can indulge in some bar-room level speculation. If you’re not getting paid […]

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 at 11:26 | 6 comments
Categories: agencies, business

Another LSP is causing a minor stir with a unilateral change to its T&C, or so it would appear (I don’t work for them). Applied Language Solutions (ALS), who claim to “Respect everyone like a friend”, which seems a clumsy turn of phrase as well as an odd thing to say, have emailed the world […]

Friday, April 1st, 2011 at 16:45 | Comments Off on No money for old rope
Categories: agencies, business