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Full membership of the ITI for Anna
January 2022

Congratulations to Anna, one of our Senior Translators, who recently became a full member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting following a thorough and detailed application presented towards the end of 2021. Such a pleasure to see our staff developing their professional qualifications within the company.

Associate Membership of the ITI for Margiad
January 2022

One of our translators has recently succeeded in gaining the Associate Membership of the Institute of Translating and Interpreting. Congratulations Margiad following all your hard work and commitment and good luck with the continued CPD!

New office
January 2022

Another room added to our existing premises next to our growing suite of offices. A small meeting room, a PC for Zoom or Teams and peace and quiet for tricky translations tasks or some lunch!

Our new Finance Officer!
February 2020

Whilst we will be very sad to say goodbye shortly to our current retiring finance officer, Eirwen, we are delighted that we have managed to recruit Rachel Hodge, who will join us from April. Rachel brings a wealth of experience in finance from the private sector and we are really looking forward to making her feel welcome in the office as she returns to Anglesey!

New Member of Staff
January 2020

We are delighted to announce that Mari Elen Griffiths will be joining our team of translators in the Spring! Mari is currently teaching and is looking forward to developing her career in Welsh translation.

Recruiting again
November 2019

Once again we are looking to expand our team of translators. We would like to recruit a new Translator as soon as possible. Please contact Alun if you are interested!

ITI Webinar
October 2019

Institute of Translation and Interpreting


20h · Edited

ITI Webinar - 23 January 2020 It's never to soon to start planning next year's CPD. By carefully balancing workforce and infrastructure, webinar host Alun Gruffydd has grown BLA TRANSLATION LIMITED from sole-trader to mid-sized limited company in the space of just six years. Learn from Alun's experience and find out how creating the right balance between employed and freelance translators, and non-translation staff can be the key to the success of growing your own translation business. FREE for ITI members £10+VAT for non-members #ITICPD #CPD #translationcompany #workforceplanning #growingbusiness

Workload, Workforce and Willpower - Securing the perfect balance for your translation company

Workload, Workforce and Willpower - Securing the perfect balance for your…

Meleri the Master!
August 2019

Meleri has not only gained a 1st class M.A. degree in Translation from Aberystwyth University but she also won the award for the most outstanding student for the year. We're very lucky to have such a talented gang of translators here at Bla!

Books on the Beach...?
June 2019

Not the ideal weather for translating, if only we could move our office to the beach!

Close up of the keys and letters on an old typewriter


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