Benefits of Working on Government RFPs According to thebigword CEO (

“When you win a government RFP, you have to underwrite it. You have to deliver whether you’re losing money or making money — and it’s quite different from the private […]

UK Police Tweaks GBP 100 Million Interpreting RFP; Awards First of Six Lots to Cintra (

Back in March 2020, Slator covered a new approach to tendering launched by the UK Police. The approach, called the Dynamic Purchasing System or DPS, was to be used to […]

Norway Tenders Out USD 47m Interpreting Framework Agreement (

Norway’s Labor and Welfare Authority (NAV) has started its search for interpretation providers for a framework agreement worth an estimated  EUR 40m (NOK 417m). Providers have until August 18, 2021 […]

Appen Shares Plunge, TRSB Buys Anglocom, Evaluating MT, Huge RFP in Sweden – via

In this week’s SlatorPod, Florian and Esther discuss the language industry news of the week — and share the exciting agenda for SlatorCon Remote, which is just around the corner.  […]

Sweden Wants One Supplier for All Stockholm in USD 72m Interpreting Contract – via

Sweden has started the search for one vendor to deliver interpretation services to the entire Stockholm Region. Contract price is estimated at EUR 59m (SEK 600m) for four years and […]

Three More Years: thebigword’s Ministry of Justice Contract Just Got Extended – via

Leeds-based language service provider (LSP), thebigword, has landed a three-year extension to the UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) interpretation contract it was awarded in 2016, according to a February 3, […]