Press Releases

Date: 20.05.2018

The Translation People Expands With Cicero Acquisition

A translation and language services provider which has its headquarters in Greater Manchester has acquired a business based in south-east England. The Translation People has bought Cicero Translations, which is based in Tunbridge Wells and has an office in London. The terms of the acquisition are undisclosed. Cicero was founded in 1980 by managing director…

The Translation People Expands With Cicero Acquisition

Date: 08.05.2017

The Translation People boosts presence in Germany

The Translation People’s 10th anniversary year has got off to a bumper start, with revenues in the first quarter surging 28 per cent compared to the same period of 2016. Growth in Germany, the company’s largest overseas market, is leading the way and the firm is expanding its operations there to meet soaring demand. The…


Date: 21.02.2017

Europe sets the pace in record year for The Translation People

Surging demand in Europe has helped The Translation People achieve record annual revenues. The translation and language services provider, which has its headquarters in Cheadle Hulme, Greater Manchester, grew turnover by 15 per cent in 2016 from £3.9m to £4.5m. Sales in Switzerland, Belgium and Denmark more than doubled, and revenues in France and Italy…


Date: 16.06.2015

Building trade with China

The Translation People marked the Year of the Ox at a high-profile event to encourage greater UK trade with China. The company sponsored the GO CHINA Chinese New Year dinner and Greater China Awards, organised by the North West International Trade Team of government agency UK Trade & Investment. Directors Steve Wilde and David Nichols,…


Date: 01.04.2015

Emerging economies fuel surge in demand for The Translation People

The Translation People is recruiting linguists at a record rate, fuelled by increased activity among UK firms in emerging economies. Companies focused on growing their exports and developing their global operations have triggered a surge in translation projects across the so-called BRIC, MINT and VISTA economies over the past 12 months. During this period, The…


Date: 01.03.2015

The Translation People invests £450,000 in technology upgrade

The Translation People is putting the accent on technology with a £450,000 investment programme. The firm, which has its headquarters in Cheadle Hulme, Greater Manchester, has completed a £250,000 upgrade to its software and IT systems and plans to spend a further £200,000 this year. A variety of new features, including improved translation memory and…


Date: 22.12.2014

Translation projects give retailers a festive boost in Europe

The Translation People is giving retailers a festive fillip in Europe amid the Christmas shopping frenzy. It has worked with kitchenware specialist Lakeland to translate all of its website copy, product descriptions, recipes and promotional newsletters into German for the busy festive season. Germany is the first export market for Lakeland, which is based in…


Date: 22.10.2014

The Translation People heading for record year

More than £500,000 of new business has put The Translation People on course for record sales this year. The translation and language services provider, which has its headquarters in Cheadle Hulme, Greater Manchester, has seen demand surge as more and more companies focus on their global operations and driving export-led growth. Major new customers this…


Date: 19.07.2014

The Translation People toasts new European Contract

Manchester-based The Translation People is toasting its latest overseas contract win – to provide translation services to one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of packaging glass. The business has secured a framework contract with Swiss company Vetropack – a leading glass manufacturer to the food and drinks industry. The company supplies major global brands with containers…


Date: 19.07.2014

Translation Firm completes FCO information project

The Translation People has completed the translation and typesetting of high-profile communications materials for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). The firm won the contract to translate six updated versions of the FCO’s ‘Support for British Nationals Abroad’ information leaflets. These popular 32-page A4 guides – also available in summary versions – provide vital information…


Date: 16.07.2014

Overseas success fuels growth for Manchester translation firm

Manchester headquartered translation firm, The Translation People, has made a strong start to the year, with a 75 percent turnover increase in the first quarter and the launch of a new office in Germany. During 2010, the company, which is one of the UK’s leading translation service providers, achieved 44 per cent growth in export…


Date: 16.07.2014

The Translation People says ‘Bonjour’ to Paris

The Translation People, one of the UK’s leading translation service providers, has launched an office in Paris to deal with its rapidly growing French client base. This is the company’s first office outside the UK, and the move reflects its ambitious plans to grow both domestic and overseas business. The new office, located in the…


Date: 16.07.2014

New premises mark continuing growth for The Translation People

Hot on the heels of opening a new Paris office, translation services provider The Translation People has relocated its Manchester head office to larger premises, to support a growing North West client base. The company has moved its head office from Didsbury – where it was based for the last two years – to Landmark…


Date: 16.07.2014

Don’t let Medical Innovations get lost in translation

Professional translation services are as essential as financial backing and R&D to successfully launch a new medical technology into the global marketplace. That’s the message from medical translation specialist The Translation People, which is offering free one-to-one consultations for visitors to Compamed 2009. David Nichols, Director of The Translation People, said: “Innovations in medical technology…


Date: 16.07.2014

UK EXPORTS RISE AGAIN: Savvy British businesses enter new markets on a budget

British businesses are cashing in on the competitive pound to increase exports – but they are doing it on a budget, according to leading translation services provider The Translation People. Commenting on the latest trade statistics, which show a continuing rise in UK exports1; Steve Wilde, managing director of The Translation People, said: “In line…


Date: 16.07.2014

New Exhibitor Supports Scottish Growth

Companies visiting this year’s Business Scotland exhibition are being offered expert advice on how to market their business overseas. Translation services provider The Translation People – a first-time exhibitor at the show – will be offering free hints and tips on how to overcome cultural barriers when starting or developing an export strategy. The Glasgow-based…


Date: 16.07.2014

The Translation People completes 25-language online project

Language services company The Translation People has completed a major project to raise the global online profile of PKL Group – a leading UK supplier to the foodservice market. PKL operates the world’s largest fleet of portable kitchens – supplying sectors including defence, prisons, education, catering and hospitality. Based in the UK, it has a…


Date: 16.07.2014

The Translation People Saves Alden Hendi Employee and Assets

Language services specialist The Translation People has acquired the rights to the client and supplier database of Alden Translations, the translation division of printing business Alden HenDi, which was placed in administration in December. The company has also employed Account Manager Eric Van Looy, one of those made redundant following the collapse of the Oxford-based…


Date: 16.07.2014

The Translation People launch an intensified European business drive

Manchester-based translation specialist The Translation People is launching an intensified European business drive in 2009 to help combat the UK recession – and in direct response to the falling value of sterling. The company is to launch five native-language versions of its website (www.thetranslationpeople.com) – hosted on local servers and featuring country-specific website addresses –…


Date: 16.07.2014

The Translation People Grows Scottish Team

Translation specialist The Translation People has increased its Scottish team with the appointment of Fiona McGhee as Account Manager. Twenty-four-year-old Fiona has an MA (Hons) in French and Hispanic Studies and has worked and studied in France, Portugal and Gran Canaria. Before joining The Translation People, she worked as a multilingual tour guide at a…


Date: 16.07.2014

New Multiple Language Clients for The Translation People

Translation specialists The Translation People have won contracts to provide multiple language translations for global brand Brother – the printing solutions giant – and international clothing retailer New Look. For Brother, the team have just completed the translation and multilingual typesetting of over 70 pages of highly visual internal communication materials into 13 different language…


Date: 16.07.2014

Independent future for Roevin Translation Services

Translation specialist Roevin Translation Services – formerly part of global human resources giant Adecco – has re-launched as The Translation People and is now under independent ownership. Steve Wilde, previously a Director of Roevin, led the purchase of the £2m turnover business from Adecco along with international trade specialist David Nichols. The company has changed…


Date: 16.07.2014

The Translation People represented at ATC annual conference

Liz Athey from The Translation People, a leading language translation agency with a global network of translation experts, was invited by the Association of Translation Companies to share The Translation People’s experience of the pilot Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme at this year’s annual conference in London on 20th September 2007. Liz Athey, Operations Manager and Natasha…


Date: 16.07.2014

The Translation People provides Interpreters for Finmeccanica’s 2006 Convention

The Translation People is congratulated on its excellent project management. Birmingham, UK The Translation People, a leading language translation company with a global network of translation experts and interpreters, today announced the successful conclusion of their interpreting assignment for Finmeccanica’s 2006 Convention, held at the NEC Birmingham on 10th November. The Translation People’s Birmingham office…


Date: 16.07.2014

The Translation People (formerly known as Roevin Translation Services) Joins Translation Steering Group

Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme set to assist entry into the translation profession The Translation People, a leading language translation company with a global network of translation experts, today announced their participation in the Steering Group for the “Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme”, a pilot scheme which aims to offer MA students in Translation Studies a high quality structured…


Date: 16.07.2014

Demand for Eastern European Languages on the Rise

The results of the “Language Trends 2005” survey conducted by CILT, the UK National Centre for Languages have been published Birmingham, UK – 16th August 2006 The Translation People, a leading language translation company with a global network of translation experts, today announced that the results of the “Language Trends 2005” survey conducted by CILT,…


Date: 16.07.2014

The Translation People Provides Interpreters for Civicus World Assembly

TTP congratulated on their professionalism The Translation People, a leading language translation company with a global network of translation experts, today announced the successful conclusion of their interpreting assignment for the recent CIVICUS World Assembly in Glasgow, which took place from 21 to 25 June 2006 organised by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations. The…


Date: 16.05.2014

Free Guide to Help Businesses Trade Overseas

Language specialist The Translation People is backing a government drive to encourage small businesses to expand overseas by issuing its own free translation guide. The move follows the announcement by the UK Trade & Investment agency of a doubling in grant monies available for small and medium-sized businesses to attend overseas trade shows. Under the…


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