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5 top tips to help you ensure a quality technical manual translation

5 top tips to help you ensure a quality technical manual translation

Translating a technical manual is a specialist job, needing a clear understanding of the functions and features of the equipment being described. It’s not a job that any translator can take on, … Continue Reading »

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Interpreters for business meetings

Interpreters for business meetings

Interpreters cost money – so why should you have one?

When you’re looking at an overseas project, perhaps for the first time, you’ll want to keep a tight rein on expenses which can quickly sp… Continue Reading »

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How do we address the decline in learning languages?

How do we address the decline in learning languages?

The Times reported on August 5th 2017 that “Courses are being cut at two thirds of sixth-form colleges due to a lack of demand and lack of funding.” German was the most commonly cut, meaning tha… Continue Reading »

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What happens when you choose a cheap document translation?

What happens when you choose a cheap document translation?

We have all seen funny translations on sites like www.Engrish.com.

Indeed, we’ve all heard the classic stories of when major brands made an error in translation.

You may know for example t… Continue Reading »

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Why is learning Chinese difficult for Westerners?

Why is learning Chinese difficult for Westerners?

Learning Chinese is not easy, and there is a lot to consider when thinking about picking up a new language. One of the most difficult things for Westerners is learning a new alphabet and letters… Continue Reading »

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How to get the best out of working with a translation agency

How to get the best out of working with a translation agency

If you’re new to working with a translation agency, you’ll want to know how you can make the most of our services, to save time, money and hassle.

Here’s a quick list of what you can do to he… Continue Reading »

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How do I ensure my non-English speaking employee has a fair hearing?

How do I ensure my non-English speaking employee has a fair hearing?

For HR staff working either freelance or in-house, there may be a time when they need to interview an employee whose first language is not English. How this interview is approached, regardless o… Continue Reading »

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Document translation services for Contact Attachments

Document translation services for Contact Attachments

The Client

Established in 1974, Contact Attachments have over 40 years’ experience in the forklift attachment and material handling industry, and are proud of their reputation as a trustworth… Continue Reading »

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Using subtitles to make the most of your video resources

Using subtitles to make the most of your video resources

If you’re spending time and resources creating a video to promote your company or to explain how to use a product, you really want to make the best use possible of the film you have created.

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How reliable is machine translation at the moment and what are its limitations?

How reliable is machine translation at the moment and what are its limitations?

The most popular machine translation software at the moment is Google Translate, although other programs are available. The software has improved remarkably over the last few years, with regular… Continue Reading »

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