Season’s Greetings & Annual Review 2017

Dear colleague, I would like to thank you for this year, your membership or cooperation, and your continuing support for the association. We are currently more than 60 language professionals working with English in the Nordic countries. Special thanks to the NEaT board and our voluntary committees for their hard work in providing further education […]

Nordic Editors Survey 2017 Results

Nordic Editors Survey 2017 indicates strong professional qualifications within the field of language services. However, pay rates remain below the recommended average. NEaT and Käännösalan asiantuntijat KAJ ry (Translation Industry Professionals KAJ) conducted a professional status survey for editors, proofreaders and other language specialists working in English in the Nordic countries during October and November 2017. The purpose of the […]

Christmas party 2017

The fourth annual NEaT Christmas party was held on December 5 starting at 5 pm at PAM’s premises in Hakaniemi, Helsinki. The party was free for paid members of NEaT and five euros for non-members. This year, the focus was on the British and Irish, with a programme and food focused on Britain and Ireland. NEaT provided the food […]

Annual NEaT summer picnic on Suomenlinna

Join us on August 19 for our annual NEaT picnic on Suomenlinna! We will meet at 1pm on Kustaanmiekka, on the far end of the island (see the southernmost point on the map), in the same place as last year. There are stairs leading down to nice, flat rocks by the sea. It can be […]

Roundtable Style Discussion I summary: serial comma, singular they and passive voice

Nordic Editors and Translators hosted the first roundtable discussion on grammar and style issues on 7 October 2016 at the Finnbrit Society. Rebecca von Bonsdorff led the discussion with the help of Alice Lehtinen and Terese Forster. This session covered the serial comma, singular they and the passive voice. Summary: Three grammatical subjects were presented by […]

NEaT announces partnership with Finnbrit

Nordic Editors and Translators are happy to announce partnership with Finnbrit, also known as The Finnish-British Society. The society was formed already in 1926 and currently operates in Punavuori where they provide English-language training and examinations as well as a hub of cultural activities Finnbrit offers a wide range of open language courses with over 60 years of experience in […]

Invitation to Annual General Meeting 2016

Dear NEaT Members and those interested to join the association: Welcome to our second annual general meeting as a registered organization! It will be held 5 April 2016 at Klaavuntie 11 in Puotila, Helsinki at 17:00. The meeting will conduct the standard business specified in Article 12 of our Constitution. The agenda from Article 12 is […]

Christmas party on 3rd December!

Welcome to our Christmas celebration! We are pleased to announce that Diana Tullberg will be our main speaker at our Christmas celebration this year. Diana was the founder and owner of the English Centre translating and teaching agency for three decades and a pioneer of English language services in Finland. Many of us have taken courses from […]

Networking with communication professionals at ProCom ry.

NEaT addressed the needs of Finnish communication professionals on 18 August 2015 at an event arranged by the International Communication Group of ProCom ry, the largest communication professionals’ network in Finland. Many communicators employed by international companies operating in Finland work with translators, editors, revisers and other language professionals to produce texts for reports, press […]