National Union of British Sign Language Interpreters

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Starting out as a new interpreter?

From guidance on becoming freelance to friendly support from a buddy – NUBSLI is here to help.

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We campaign to uphold interpreters’ & translators’ working terms and conditions. Find out more and get involved.




How much do interpreters charge? How do I book an interpreter? Why has NUBSLI created fee guidance? Where can I get advice on being a freelance interpreter?

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The best part of being a member is being part of an organisation that is seeking positive change and the protection of our profession.

There are many benefits to being a NUBSLI member and a member of the UK’s largest union, Unite. Membership starts from £1.93 a week.

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