Employees | 14.01.2016

Charitable Events in 2015

Throughout 2015, The Translation People (TTP) have been busy donning their running shoes, walking boots and oven gloves to help raise money for good causes. As we turn the page to the start of a new year, here is a snapshot of The Translation People’s charitable events in 2015. The Great North Run On an…

Employees | 07.01.2016

Spotlight on: roles at a Translation Company

In the first of a series of features that goes behind the scenes at a translation company, we look at key roles and their responsibilities.    Account Management Let’s start by looking at the role of the Account Manager. You could be forgiven for thinking that Account Managers must resemble some mythical creature with the ability to grow extra arms, such is their ability…

Employees | 16.11.2015

The Translation People take part in “The world’s biggest coffee morning”

Macmillan Cancer Support work to help people throughout the UK who are living with cancer and The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is one of their most successful fundraising events, raising around £25 million in 2014 alone. This year three of The Translation People’s UK offices took the opportunity to don their aprons, dust off their…

The Translation People take part in “The world’s biggest coffee morning”

Company news | 09.11.2010

The Translation People’s Head Office has moved to larger premises!

The Manchester office of our company (the company’s head office and home to the Accounts department) recently moved to new offices in South Manchester to accommodate our growing team. Read More about the move and see the team in the new offices!! The Translation People’s Manchester office recently relocated to new offices in South Manchester…

Employees | 28.06.2010

The Translation People welcome Denise Sauer to the team

The Translation People are pleased to welcome Denise Sauer to the team. Denise recently started work in the Birmingham office as Account Manager. She completed her undergraduate studies in Würzburg, Germany, at the Würzburger Dolmetscherschule (school for translators and interpreters). She specialised in economics, with English being her first and Spanish her second foreign language. In 2008,…

Company news | 14.07.2009

ITI Scottish Network

Since the relaunch of The Translation People in September 2008, and our subsequent acceptance as corporate members of the ITI, the Glasgow team have attended several functions organised by the ITI Scottish Network. First, Sam Bennett attended the AGM and Christmas Lunch in Glasgow, then she spoke at the Spring Workshop on what translation agencies…

Company news | 08.07.2009

The Relationship between Freelance Translators and Translation Agencies

Many freelancer translators see translation agencies as unnecessary to the translation process and prefer to work direct with the end clients. However in our experience agency contacts are useful for any freelancer to have and can generate lucrative revenue streams.  Sam Bennett, Branch Manager, with Hugh Fraser, Convenor, ITI Scottish Network It was with this…

Employees | 07.07.2009

The advantages and disadvantages of working as a freelance translator

Karen Rennie, our in-house German to English translator, compares the advantages and disadvantages of translating as a freelancer. Working freelance can sound like a great idea and has some major benefits. While taking part in a recent ITI event in Perth, Scotland, Karen discussed freelancing with the attending translators. Freelancing requires a lot of discipline…

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