Interpreter Booking Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for booking of a Communication Professional/s

 

  1. This contract is with Manchester Deaf Centre Ltd. If the Customer is reclaiming the cost of the interpreter from another organisation (for example Access to Work or a student’s local authority) although Manchester Deaf Centre will support the Customer to reclaim the cost, the Customer is responsible for paying Manchester Deaf Centre in full within 30 days.
  2. The Interpreter is bound by professional confidentiality and is required to adhere to the NRCPD Code of Practice.
  3. All Interpreters placed by Manchester Deaf Centre Ltd have Professional Indemnity Insurance and a current CRB disclosure.
  4. The Interpreter will interpret to the best of their ability, knowledge and belief. However, no guarantee can be given as to the absolute accuracy of any interpretation. Manchester Deaf Centre Ltd will only place interpreters with the relevant skills and experience to competently undertake the work.
  5. Manchester Deaf Centre may book NRCPD registered Trainee Interpreters, in an appropriate setting. In this case, the booking fee will be a minimum 3 hour fee of £115 and £28 for each additional hour.
  6. Once a booking has been confirmed, either verbally or in writing, it is binding. Should it become necessary to cancel the booking, the following charges will be made:

Cancellation with under 7 days notice: Full Fee

Cancellation with over 7 days: No Charge

The customer agrees to pay Manchester Deaf Centre Ltd the following professional fees for the provision of Interpreters and Lipspeakers:

Band

Type of booking

Booking fee – RSLI

Booking fee – TSLI (Trainee)

Band 1

Medical: Hospitals, GPs, Health Visitors, Opticians

Minimum 3 hour fee £130 per interpreter and £32 for each additional hour

Minimum 3 hour fee £120 per interpreter and £30 for each additional hour

Band 2

Generic: Meetings, home visits (non-medical), events, job interviews

Minimum 3 hour fee £140 per interpreter and £35 for each additional hour

Minimum 3 hour fee £120 per interpreter and £30 for each additional hour

Band 3

Specialist: Academia, Legal, Mental Health, Child Protection, Police

Minimum 3 hour fee £160 per interpreter and £50 for each additional hour

NA

ATW

Access to Work

Minimum 3 hour fee £135 per interpreter and £45 for each additional hour

Minimum 3 hour fee £135 per interpreter and £45 for each additional hour

Performance Interpreting

Specialist performance interpreting.

£60 per hour

 

Additional Information

  1. Mileage will be paid at 40pence per mile to and from the Interpreters base.
  2. Assignments outside core hours of Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm will be charged at normal fees plus 50%.
  3. For any other communication support, such as Notetakers and Palantypists / Speech to Text Reporters, Manchester Deaf Centre Ltd. will provide a separate quote for each individual booking.
  4. If accommodation is necessary as part of an assignment, a maximum of £80.00 per night will be paid, subject to receipts.
  5. A subsistence allowance up to £10.00 will be payable for a full day (over 4 hours) subject to receipts.
  6. The customer agrees to remittance terms and conditions i.e. to pay Manchester Deaf Centre Ltd invoices in full within 30 days of receipts