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Helping out our translation agency colleagues

Helping out our translation agency colleagues

MTT has recently started to offer a new service to cover for colleagues who run smaller translation agencies who would like to take a break.

If you would like to to take some time off or hav… Continue Reading »

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5 Technical Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

5 Technical Translation Traps and How to Avoid Them

Technical translation is what we do best - so here are our top five Translation Traps and how to avoid them to help you get the best translation possible from your supplier.

Trap 1 - Thinking… Continue Reading »

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Got a project like this?

Got a project like this?

Got a project like this?

Projects we have handled

What do all these translation projects have in common?

  • The translators needed an in depth understanding of the subject field to create a document which… Continue Reading »
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What's it like being a translation project manager?

What's it like being a translation project manager?

Language students and some of our clients sometimes wonder what it’s like to be a project manager in a translation company – so here’s a brief overview of a typical day at MTT HQ.

Arrive at t… Continue Reading »

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Export week 7 – 11 April 2014

Export week  7 – 11 April 2014

It’s Export Week this week – we’re half way through and there have been great events going on up and down the country, from seminars to Facebook Q and A sessions.

We took part in a session t… Continue Reading »

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Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 3 – the Legal - Technical Agreement

Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 3 – the Legal - Technical Agreement

The client

One of our long standing clients is a major legal firm in London. They often come up with interesting files for translation with unusual or specific criteria that the translator we… Continue Reading »

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Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 2 – the Marketing Database

Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 2 – the Marketing Database

The client

A new client had a series of very large spreadsheets of marketing text for their  online shop, to be translated from English into a range of languages. Their extensive range of lei… Continue Reading »

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Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 1 – the Technical Leaflet

Three Projects and Their Particular Problems Part 1 – the Technical Leaflet

The client

A longstanding client asked for space to be reserved with one of our in-house translators to cope with the urgent translation of a technical leaflet for an imminent exhibition. The… Continue Reading »

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Impartial advice for language buyers

Impartial advice for language buyers

If you're looking for an impartial viewpoint on how to get the best language provider, why not try the Institute of Translation and Interpreting - they're our professional body and have publishe… Continue Reading »

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Haybridge languages conference - spreading the word.

Haybridge languages conference - spreading the word.

Here's Sue Clark presenting to Year 9 students at our local Haybridge Gifted & Talented Linguists conference a couple of weeks ago. Over 90 students attended the day from across 3 schoo… Continue Reading »

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