After completing their translation training programmes at higher professional education or university level, many students canât wait to set up as a freelance translator. However, gaining a foothold as a freelancer in a very competitive translation market may turn out to be a pretty complicated business. Translation agencies are not usually keen on contracting inexperienced translators, business clients are difficult to find without commercial tools, and the tax authorities wonât just accept anyone as a self-employed person. So what do you need to do to set up shop as a successful freelance translator?
Most translation agencies are wary of admitting new freelancers into their networks. After all, it takes a while before it really become View the rest of this article