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News | 11.03.2019

Translation, transcreation, localisation… what’s the difference?

Anyone could be forgiven for thinking there’s not much more to a translation company like The Translation People than, well, translation. It may seem as though our industry simply deals with taking a text from one language and converting it into another, but in reality, a large number of the requests we handle on a…

Translation, transcreation, localisation… what’s the difference?

News | 12.02.2019

Why video translation is crucial for global brands

In recent years, video has been widely dubbed as the future of content marketing. And with current forecasts suggesting that it will account for 79% of all global Internet traffic by 2020, it’s safe to say that the future is now, which makes video translation a key consideration for brands operating internationally. The consumer appetite for…

Why video translation is crucial for global brands

News | 08.02.2019

5 reasons why you should be using WeChat to grow your business in China

WeChat is China’s largest and most dominant social network. After WhatsApp, it is also the second biggest messaging platform in the world. Yet this online behemoth is often neglected by international companies setting out to expand their business in China. Many companies who seek Chinese translation services funnel their translated content into more traditional marketing…

5 reasons why you should be using WeChat to grow your business in China

News | 01.11.2018

Overcoming Challenges in E-Learning Translation

In October this year, The Translation People exhibited at the World of Learning event in Birmingham. Our decision to exhibit was based on our longstanding track record for the e-learning sector over the years, and a desire to share our experiences with visitors and fellow-exhibitors alike. During our time at the exhibition we spoke with…

Overcoming Challenges in E-Learning Translation

News | 13.09.2018

Learning and Development: without the language barrier

4 top tips for translating your e-learning content In today’s globalised world, companies are increasingly scrapping traditional employee training methods in favour of streamlined digital e-learning programmes which can be accessed remotely from anywhere in the world. Despite these developments, providing the training in employees’ local languages is a crucial step which continues to be…

Learning and Development: without the language barrier

News | 15.06.2016

Brexit: a European Perspective

Just over a week before Britain votes yes or no to Brexit, it’s not only here in the UK where the debate rages on: continental Europe is weighing in and has plenty to say on the issue. As the countries at the heart of the European Union voice their opinions on the implications of Brexit,…

Brexit: a European Perspective

News | 22.09.2014

German-British Investment is Enormously Valuable

According to a survey by the German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce, investment by German companies in the UK is not only thriving, but is also perceived as positive and advantageous. With around 120 German-owned companies contributing, the most recent element of the survey was conducted in November/December 2013 and those results were compared to…

German-British Investment is Enormously Valuable

Awards | 05.12.2013

Insider International Trade Awards 2013

The Translation People have been shortlisted in the Insider’s third annual North West International Trade Awards, which will take place tonight – 5th December, at the Lowry Hotel Manchester. The Translation People are in the Services category along with four other finalists: Services Air Energi NES Global Talent Aedas Architects The Translation People Freedom Logistics…


News | 05.11.2013

Bonfire night!

Remember, remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot… Tonight is Great Britain’s Bonfire night, known as Guy Fawkes Night – but did you know about other Bonfire Nights around the world? In  South Africa along with many other Commonwealth countries, Bonfire night is also celebrated on the 5th November and is similar to…


News | 21.12.2012

A document translation at the dawn of modern day computing

What links modern computing capabilities with a piece of document translation carried out in the 1840s? You may have heard in the past couple of weeks, of Lady Ada Lovelace, whose name has been mentioned by several media outlets since the anniversary of her birth on December 10th 1815. While we are just three years…


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