Kasia Beresford Polish-English Language Services

Are you are looking for a linguist based in the North-West?

You can find local linguists using the North-West Translatorsí Network website . Choose whether you want a translator or an interpreter and search by language combination.

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Would you like advice on how to conduct an interview with a non-English speaker with the help of an interpreter?

Here are some† guidelines on how to work with an interpreter issued by the National Register of Public Service Interpreters:

NRPSI Guidelines Working with Interpreter

Cambridgeshire Constabulary has produced a series of short video clips with funding from the Migration Fund which illustrate some basic points about communicating with a non-English speaker via an interpreter:

Enhanced communication via an interpreter

The Building Mutual Trust website provides free training materials aimed at legal professionals working with interpreters. There is a series of video clips focusing on a scenario (a Polish woman is arrested in Spain) accompanied by notes which highlight the issues arising:

Building Mutual Trust video clips

As a Qualified Member of the Institute of Translation & Interpreting, I adhere to the Instituteís Code of Professional Conduct.

The Institute of Translation & Interpreting provides a nationwide directory of professional translators and interpreters. You can access the Directory of Members and search for language professionals throughout the UK and beyond.

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Would you like advice about buying a translation?

Here is a link to ITIís guide to buying translation Translation - Getting it Right which highlights key issues to consider when buying translations.