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Looking for insights on language and culture when doing business in key overseas markets? How about expert advice on launching your brand overseas or insider tips on how to approach every kind of translation project imaginable?
We keep you up to date on all this and more right here in our language, culture and business blog.
Watch any rom-com and you’ll hear that trust is the number one foundation in a relationship. But, we’re in the business of translations, not romance.Read more »
If you’ve looked around our website, you’ll have seen us talking about quality a lot. We are fanatical about it.Read more »
Zeynep Turudi is an exporting superstar. 17 years ago she had the idea to bring authentic vegetarian Turkish Delight to England and so she created the confectionary brand Truede.Read more »
When HSBC launched the campaign ‘Assume Nothing’ into new markets, they made a huge oversight. Their tagline, which they had been using for over 5 years, mistranslated to ‘Do Nothing’ in many territories.Read more »
Internal communications are about more than sharing financial reports and staff birthdays. The McKinsey Global Institute highlights that productivity can increase by 20 to 25% in companies where employees are connected.Read more »
The world has transformed in a matter of months. In response to Covid-19, we’ve all had to change the way we live, socialise and work. L&D teams are under pressure to not only develop and update learning and training content, but translate it for international teams. It’s more important than ever to communicate with ourRead more »
Your translation partners are an extension of your L&D team. Just like when you’re hiring internally, there are some key considerations and questions to ask when outsourcing translations to a translation agency. Whether you want to switch providers, or are hiring a translation company for the first time, it can feel like a big job.Read more »
After weeks spent developing and translating a new series of training programmes, you’re finally ready to launch across the international offices. You heave a sigh of relief as you hit send on your email to the local market. However, within days you’re caught in a storm of feedback, multiple revisions and back and forth withRead more »
We asked our clients for their top tips to help you streamline your translation process and get better results from your marketing. Here’s their advice:Read more »