European Central Bank announces LSP and freelance winners of 2.4 million contract

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Nikki Scott-Despaigne  Identity Verified
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French to English
Good news Apr 5

And "bravo" to all, particularly the freelancers. Little fish in a big pond can still get their share of the cake. Good news. (I know, I have never seen a fish eat cake either).

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Roni_S  Identity Verified
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Winner winner chicken dinner Apr 5

Is one of the mentioned winners (LSP) the same company that has been banned from posting jobs on ProZ, or is the sameness of the name just a coincidence?

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Chris S  Identity Verified
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Cool Apr 5

This is heartening. I thought about bidding for a similar contract in Sweden recently but the paperwork was just too much.

Especially as the Swedish authorities always seem to go for the cheapest supplier, bitch about the quality and then go back to the self same supplier next time...

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Maria S. Loose, LL.M.  Identity Verified
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The General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union also awarded contracts to freelancers Apr 6

The institution I work for also awarded contracts to freelancers (translation from English into German and into Croatian). Quality accounted for 70 per cent of the points and price for 30. The names of the freelancers concerned (and of the agencies) will be published in March 2018 because we publish names of awardees of middle value contracts only once a year.

[Edited at 2017-04-06 17:58 GMT]

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Murad AWAD  Identity Verified
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Yes for the freelancers Apr 8

News like this Will encourage freelancers to get more involved in the market!

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European Central Bank announces LSP and freelance winners of 2.4 million contract

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