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News | 29.07.2021

Going for gold in Japan with Japanese Translation

Japanese translation is frequently requested at the best of times, but with athletes from all over the world competing at the Tokyo Olympics, this service is even more popular at present. Aside from being host to the world’s largest sporting event, Japan is also the world’s 3rd largest economy and represents a huge commercial opportunity…

Going for gold in Japan with Japanese Translation

News | 14.07.2021

Machine Translation: how best to use it for your translation needs

Machine translation technology has seen a huge upsurge in recent times due to the time and cost advantages that it offers. In this blog we look at how best to use machine translation for your translation needs.   Defining Machine Translation   First of all, we should define machine translation: simply put, machine translation describes…

Machine Translation: how best to use it for your translation needs

News | 02.07.2021

Meet the Translator – Beatrice

  Tell us more about yourself!   I’m a freelance translator, providing translation services from French and Spanish into English, my mother tongue. I’ve been working as a translator for 18 years now. That time has flown by! I make the most of the flexibility afforded by working on a freelance basis, balancing work with…

Meet the Translator – Beatrice

News | 24.06.2021

Translation Agency trends: translation projects from the last few months

The first few months of 2021 in our translation agency have been amongst our busiest ever. A combination of translation projects from long-standing clients combined with translation requests from clients who have only just joined us have really kept the teams across all offices busy providing translation services. In this blog, we will talk about…

Translation Agency trends: translation projects from the last few months

News | 25.05.2021

Using Document Translation, e-learning Translation and Remote Interpreting to keep overseas teams engaged

Document translation, e-learning translation and remote interpreting have become key services for businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic, as the global lockdown has forced companies from many different industries to transform their processes in a very short period of time. For international organisations particularly, with employees speaking languages other than English, document translation – and related…

Using Document Translation, e-learning Translation and Remote Interpreting to keep overseas teams engaged

News | 21.04.2021

Transcreation: what is transcreation, when to use it and some practical transcreation examples

What is transcreation?   The word transcreation is derived from the words translation and creation. As implied by its etymology, transcreation is not just about translating a text into another language. Transcreation is designed to replicate the impact of the text on the reader in the target language so that the transcreated content provokes the…

Transcreation: what is transcreation, when to use it and some practical transcreation examples

News | 29.10.2020

Trick or treat? The etymology of Halloween words

One of the wonderful things about language is the way in which different languages influence and draw their origins from each other. You may know that the word ‘Halloween’ itself is derived from the English All Hallows’ Eve, but we decided to delve deeper into the etymology of some of the holiday’s essential spooky words!…

Trick or treat? The etymology of Halloween words

News | 15.09.2020

Translations to African and Eastern European languages vital for UK business growth

  Brexit has caused a major shake-up for businesses that had been planning to expand into Europe. The uncertain nature of what the future holds for the UK’s relationship with countries like France, Germany and Spain has seen fewer companies seek a new footprint within EU territory and instead, they are looking further afield. In…

Translations to African and Eastern European languages vital for UK business growth

News | 05.03.2020

When it comes to reducing translation costs: think smarter, not cheaper.

When it comes to reducing the cost of your translation – it’s not about being cheaper, it’s about being smarter. At The Translation People we combine two important variables to ensure we offer clients our most competitive pricing, while also ensuring the highest levels of translation quality. These two variables are: how we work and…

When it comes to reducing translation costs: think smarter, not cheaper.

News | 11.06.2019

6 reasons why your translation quality might be poor

Translation quality is perhaps the most important factor when commissioning translations, so why do so many agencies get it wrong? Many buyers have received a translation at some point that they are told is ‘not right’ or ‘looks like a Google Translation’, causing potential embarrassment and poor sales or product delays. What are the reasons…

6 reasons why your translation quality might be poor

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