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Dear Brighton and Hove City Council,

I would like to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

1. What is the breakdown/number of all translation and interpretation services per language including spend per annum for your organisation (for the last 3 financial years).

2. Do you currently offer a translation and/or interpreting service (inhouse)? If not, who is your current supplier for language services?

If yes
a. who is the person/service responsible for interpreting and translation services within your organisation? Please provide contact details and job title.
b. what system do you use to deliver this service?
c. do you provide your services in-house (throughout the organisation?)
d. do you provide services external to the organisation?
e. How much do you charge for your services?

3. If you do offer an in-house service, do you offer:

- face to face interpreting services (including BSL)
- telephone interpreting services
- written translation services

4. Do you use in-house casual interpreters/translations to deliver the service?

5. Do you use in-house permanent/fixed term interpreters/translators to deliver the service?

6. Do you use language providers to deliver the service?

Thanks,

Yours faithfully,

Tia Corkish

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Freedom Of Information, Brighton and Hove City Council

Please find set out below the information in response to the above
request:

 

I would like to make a request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

 

1.    What is the breakdown/number of all translation and interpretation
services per language including spend per annum for your organisation (for
the last 3 financial years).

 

 

Based on detail codes

EG052 – Interpreting services

FD076 CA89 Act S17 – Translating services

we have a spend of

  2,016.00 2,017.00 2,018.00 Sum:
Fully paid 114,089.48 164,423.55 120,135.54 398,648.57
Sum: 114,089.48 164,423.55 120,135.54 398,648.57
   

 

  2,016.00 2,017.00 2,018.00 Sum:
abc Translations 625.00     625.00
Absolute Translations Ltd 1,800.12 115.59 110.09 2,025.80
Action Deafness 6,450.00 3,750.00 2,250.00 12,450.00
Ali Gordon   600.00   600.00
Asos Mustafa     262.75 262.75
Barnardo`s     133.80 133.80
Barnardo Services Ltd     301.50 301.50
Bostico International 2,390.46   540.95 2,931.41
Brady Corp Ltd t/a Seton     179.94 179.94
Brighton & Hove Independent     899.00 899.00
Mediation Service
BrightSign Communication Ltd 210.00     210.00
BSL Exchange Ltd     146.80 146.80
BSL Link for Communication Ltd 1,635.82 617.80 2,767.85 5,021.47
Caroline Barnes 95.00   100.00 195.00
Catherine Louise Bannister 750.00 1,425.00 1,062.50 3,237.50
Clarion Interpreting Ltd     860.27 860.27
Coxfield (Hove) Ltd     80.00 80.00
Deaf Cultural Outreach Group     605.00 605.00
D T P McNamara t/a Just Say   300.00 1,200.00 1,500.00
Know
East Sussex County Council   26,880.00 26,522.96 53,402.96
Elder Rahimi Solicitors     250.00 250.00
Elena Dearden   1,263.05 1,344.20 2,607.25
flbc de Sign   120.00   120.00
Go Agency Ltd   330.00   330.00
Ha Hoang     190.00 190.00
In-Pulse Medical Services Ltd   185.00   185.00
t/a Sussex Ambulance
Jill Blackadder     120.00 120.00
Kate Wakely   190.00   190.00
KA Weller Interpreting 330.00 720.00 315.00 1,365.00
Lexicon Linguistics   685.78 1,255.86 1,941.64
Lomer Translations &   1,163.74   1,163.74
Interpreting Ltd
Lorraine Gillingham 150.00     150.00
Making Experiences Count     4,464.63 4,464.63
Limited
Mamadou Ndiaye 250.00     250.00
Manda Steff 281.80 108.50 90.00 480.30
Medway Council   462.40   462.40
Public Policy Exchange Limited   236.00   236.00
Remark Ltd     325.00 325.00
RNID t/a Action on Hearing 159.60 518.00   677.60
Loss
Sarah Esterman 105.00     105.00
Shirley O`Toole t/a Changes     3,098.00 3,098.00
Ahead
Sobopha Owen 250.00 400.00   650.00
Sue Sadek 416.10     416.10
Sussex Interpreting Services 67,123.69 59,272.02 14,057.34 140,453.05
The Appropriate Adult Service     138.00 138.00
Ltd
Thebigword Interpreting 2,856.03 3,129.75 1,302.97 7,288.75
Services Limited
The Carers Centre for Brighton   258.75   258.75
and Hove
The Co-Operative Funeralcare     239.25 239.25
The Imprest Holder   95.00   95.00
The Rock Clinic Association 180.00 720.00   900.00
The Southern Cooperative Ltd     462.65 462.65
The Sussex Deaf Association 120.00 170.00   290.00
UK Linguistic Services 208.00     208.00
Vandu Language Services Ltd 27,702.86 60,297.92 49,334.23 137,335.01
Winckworth Sherwood LLP     4,425.00 4,425.00
Wolfestone Ltd   409.25 700.00 1,109.25
Sum: 114,089.48 164,423.55 120,135.54 398,648.57
   

 

 

 

 

 

2. Do you currently offer a translation and/or interpreting service
(inhouse)? If not, who is your current supplier for language services? No
in-house services.  Our current suppliers are:

 

Vandu Language Services, Lewes
Sussex Interpreting Services, Brighton
Prime Productions, Southall
[1]Action on Hearing Loss, Bath
Action Deafness, Leicester
Remark!, London
BigWord
Soundtalking

 

 

If yes

a. who is the person/service responsible for interpreting and translation
services within your organisation? Please provide contact details and job
title.

b. what system do you use to deliver this service?

c. do you provide your services in-house (throughout the organisation?) d.
do you provide services external to the organisation?

e. How much do you charge for your services?

 

3. If you do offer an in-house service, do you offer: N/A

 

- face to face interpreting services (including BSL)

- telephone interpreting services

- written translation services

 

4. Do you use in-house casual interpreters/translations to deliver the
service? N/A

 

5. Do you use in-house permanent/fixed term interpreters/translators to
deliver the service? N/A

 

6. Do you use language providers to deliver the service? N/A

 

 

 

 

 

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