Successful Business Practices in a Changing Market: Marketing, Pricing and Negotiation for experienced translators

This event is aimed at established translators. It will deal with issues including marketing, pricing and negotiation, some of which may have changed significantly since participants began practicing.  It aims to help participants ensure they can maintain remuneration that reflects their experience and expertise and will feature advice on Making Tax Digital.


09:30    Arrival, coffee & registration
10:00    Introduction 
10:15    Marketing: Presentation by Sue Leschen
11:15    Break
11:30    Marketing workshop (Sue Leschen)
12:30    Networking lunch
14:00    Pricing and negotiation: Presentation by Konstantin Kisin
15:00    Break
15:15    Making Tax Digital and Tax Planning – Presentation by Charlie Owen of Russell New
16:00    Question and Answer Session (Sue Leschen, Charlie Owen and a representative of Surrey Translation Bureau)

Speaker bios

Sue Leschen is a lawyer-linguist based in Manchester, UK. She is also the Director of Avocate, a niche market company selling legal and commercial French interpreting and translation services. Avocate also has a training arm and Sue is an independent trainer in the areas of legal terminology, professional conduct and ethics as well as being a one to one business mentor to new and experienced language professionals. She sits on CIOL's Council and also on the Professional Conduct Committees of NRPSI, ITI, RBSLI and NRCPD. Sue supports the need for properly qualified, insured and experienced language professionals. 

Konstantin Kisin is a highly successful legal, financial and video games translator. A regular speaker on the business side of translation, Konstantin has extensive training in the psychology of communication and human behaviour, which he has shared with hundreds of translators through his popular webinars, online talks and conference presentations. Known in the industry for his original thinking, humour and passion, he is engaging, entertaining and informative in equal measure.

Charlie Owen, a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser has worked in the tax profession for 20 years, dealing with a range of tax matters for owner-managed businesses, individuals and trusts. Charlie looks to ensure clients minimise tax exposure where possible, while keeping sight of wider commercial objectives.


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May 13th, 2017 9:30 AM   to   4:00 PM
Hotel Novotel London City South
53-61 Southwark Bridge Road
London, SE1 9HH
United Kingdom
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