In this episode, Eve and Corinne discuss contracts and service agreements for freelance translators. Thanks to listener Erin Riddle for suggesting this show topic! If you have a topic you’d like us to discuss, drop us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We discuss:
- When do you need a full written contract for a translation? When is an e-mail OK?
- What about subcontracting agreements?
- What terms should be included in a contract?
- Should you sign indemnification clauses?
Links mentioned in this episode:
-ATA’s translation services agreement guide and model contract
-ATA’s interpreting services agreement guide and model contract
-The PEN model contract for book translations
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Contracts and service agreements for translators