Business Skills for Interpreters and Translators

All you need to know to set up a professional interpreting business | taught by Sue Leschen

Course description

Join Sue Leschen in this 2 part series designed to help you set up a professional interpreting business. This series is designed for freelancers starting out in the field but if you are a seasoned professional you will walk away with helpful tips as this course will cover:

  • Websites- DIY or professional
  • Accountants – DIY or pay an accountant
  • Feast or famine – income protection when business is quiet/ illness and can’t work
  • Complaints – the need to have professional indemnity insurance just in case

   and much more. 

Class Dates: 

May 23rd and 30th, 2020

Time: 11:00 am- 1:30 pm ET

Format: LIVE online class

Hours: 5

Registration Deadline is May 8th, 2020.

Sue  Leschen
Sue Leschen

Sue Leschen is the Director of Avocate - Legal and Commercial French Interpreting and Translation Services. She is based in Manchester, UK. She regularly interprets in legal settings such as the courts and in business meetings. She also translates all manner of legal documents and specialises in legal documents required for property purchase and sale in France. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists' Council as well as being an active member of their Interpreting Division and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committees. Sue also sits on the National Register of Public Service Interpreters Professional Conduct Committee. She writes, lectures and mentors regularly on legal interpreting and linked professional conduct issues. She supports the need for properly qualified, insured and security cleared interpreters.

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