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Translation and Communication in Training: Focus on police interviews

UEA   /   News   /   14 April 2019

20th June 2019 from 10.00 to 18.00 hours at University of East Anglia
Contact for registration and further information: Dr Vera Sinha:
Registration ends: 20th of May 2019

There isn’t good data on how much the NHS spends on translators

Full Fact   /   Analysis and Comment   /   14 April 2019

A 2012 report based on FOIs found that NHS trusts (that responded) spent £23.3m on translation services in 2010/11. We don’t have recent or complete figures for how much the NHS has spent on translators because no one collects that information. We can’t find a reliable source for the 128 languages figure.

Beware of fraudsters

Name withheld   /   Opinions and Concerns   /   27 March 2019

I would like to share my experience with a fraudulent request for a document translation, to prevent colleagues falling into a trap.

Whistleblowing – a defamation complaint may amount to a protected disclosure

Clyde & Co   /   Analysis and Comment   /   21 March 2019

This case is a reminder that a whistleblowing claim will fail where the worker has made a disclosure purely in their own self-interest – a protected disclosure must also have wider implications, affecting other people, and be regarded as in the public interest, for the worker to be protected as a 'whistleblower'.

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