eurocommunication 20th Birthday Party

Members celebrated yesterday with a Spree on the Spree….  Much fun was had with old friends and new on an afternoon boat tour through historic Berlin, followed by dinner.

Here’s to the next 20!20170715_153842.jpg20170715_162439.jpg

Recap on the botched privatisation of court interpreting in the UK

Judges started ordering retrials and issuing „wasted costs“ orders as unqualified interpreters started appearing (and often, not appearing).

One British solicitor quipped: „It might be quicker for me to learn Czech than for me to rely on ALS providing a qualified interpreter.“

http://www.irr.org.uk/news/the-ongoing-fiasco-of-privatised-court-interpreting-services/

See an earlier Private Eye story here:

http://professionalinterpretersalliance.blogspot.de/2012/04/private-eye-issue-1312.html