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Nottingham: New mums report racism in hospitals, says maternity lead

BBC News   /   News   /   29 February 2024

Roma women have told the review they are often given male interpreters, a culturally-insensitive practice, they say, while the hospitals' "safe sleeping" guidance for new mothers is only provided in English.

Powys: Welshpool cannabis factory man's sentencing adjourned

County Times   /   HMCTS Interpreting Reports   /   01 February 2024

The 39-year-old appeared via video link from HMP Berwyn, near Wrexham, alongside an Albanian-speaking prisoner who had volunteered to help him understand what the judge was about to tell him.

Legal action launched against translation firm providing services for the police and Somerset Council

Wellington Today   /   News   /   11 January 2024

At present, translators working for DA Languages, are treated as self-employed contractors, but Leigh Day, a legal firm acting on their behalf, is arguing they should be classed as employees and afforded the appropriate rights which accompany employment.

Times: Shortage of interpreters ‘delays trials’

The Times   /   News   /   08 December 2023

A lack of court interpreters is delaying court hearings and risks miscarriages of justice, The Times has been told — with predictions that the problem is likely to get worse.

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