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APCI Response - change to telephone number
The telephone number for APCI Response is changing
Submitted: 29/09/2015 09:37:02

Courts threatened with closure
The government has announced plans to close 91 courts and tribunals across England and Wales
Submitted: 16/07/2015 17:27:02

£16,000 costs order made against Capita
The President of the Family Division of the High Court has ordered Capita Translation and Interpreting to pay almost £16,000 to Kent County Council on account of its "lamentable failure" to provide interpreters
Submitted: 04/02/2015 22:33:13

WW2 hero honoured
The distinguished flying career of a wartime hero and former APCI member has been honoured with the unveiling of a statue of him in Kent
Submitted: 30/11/2014 05:12:49

Matrix Report latest
Text of agreed statement regarding the Matrix Report
Submitted: 01/11/2014 11:28:11

First APCI International Conference
The Association will be hosting its first International Conference in April 2013 when it welcomes EULITA to London for its General Assembly.
Submitted: 12/11/2012 22:57:11

Justice Select Committee inquiry launched
The Justice Select Committee has announced a wide-ranging inquiry into the provision of interpretation and translation services to the justice sector and the Applied Language Solutions contract
Submitted: 19/07/2012 20:08:39

Chairman calls on ALS to withdraw from contract
Chairman Geoffrey Buckingham has called on ALS Chief Executive Gavin Wheeldon to withdraw from the contract with the Ministry of Justice. The full text of the letter follows.
Submitted: 23/03/2012 14:32:39

New National Register is born
The New National Register of Public Service Interpreters, representing 2,200 Public Service Interpreters in the UK, came into existence on 1 April 2011
Submitted: 02/04/2011 19:16:29

Government reveals list of 142 court closures
The government has announced that 93 magistrates' courts and 49 county courts in England and Wales are to close.
Submitted: 14/12/2010 17:35:56

EULITA backs APCI campaign against outsourcing
EULITA, the European Legal Interpreters and Translators Association, has written to Secretary of State Kenneth Clarke in support of the APCI's campaign against the plans of the Ministry of Justice to outsource language services
Submitted: 12/11/2010 00:19:14

EU Directive adopted
The EU Directive on the rights to interpretation and to translation in criminal proceedings was adopted by the European Commission on 7 October.
Submitted: 08/10/2010 12:50:22

Ministry outsources CJS interpreting
The pressure to drive down public spending together with dissatisfaction with current arrangements for booking interpreters have prompted the decision to outsource.
Submitted: 10/08/2010 17:20:10

Outsourcing in the North-West
Six police forces in the North-West have signed up to an agreement for the outsourcing of language services
Submitted: 22/07/2010 15:30:49

EULITA Membership
The APCI is now a proud member of EULITA, the European Legal Interpreters and Translators Association.
Submitted: 28/04/2010 13:55:25

Encouraging first quarter results for APCI Response
During the first quarter of 2010, APCI Response has received over three times as many jobs as during the same period in 2009.
Submitted: 31/03/2010 19:33:57

Strong start to the year for APCI Response
APCI call centre reports a sharp upturn in traffic
Submitted: 16/03/2010 15:58:50

NRPSI Sub-Committee meets
The Sub-Committee set up to advise Council of the Chartered Institute of Linguists on the implementation of the National Register Review met for the first time on 8 February 2010. The Sub-Committee published its first communiqué on 22 February 2010. The full text is given below and may also be downloaded from the members area.
Submitted: 23/02/2010 13:13:49

NRPSI Election Results
The result of the recent election of RPSI representatives has been announced by the Registrar of the Chartered Institute of Linguists
Submitted: 28/01/2010 20:58:08

FIT Application accepted
We are very pleased to be able to inform members that our application for membership of FIT has been provisionally accepted.
Submitted: 10/12/2009 11:38:31