The European Union currently has 24 official languages, one language chosen by each of the 28 member countries. All enjoy equal status, a founding belief being that every citizen has a right to know what is going on in their name and to play an active part if they wish to. English was chosen by… Read More Will Brexit Weaken the Presence of English in Europe?
Trust fosters good relationships between LSPs and their clients, and that trust is built through the successful execution of projects. Project managers at LSPs work with their clients to set up timelines that everyone follows, and in turn the translation team gets translated text completed on time and delivered where it needs to be with… Read More What’s the Rush? – what you’re paying for when you pay rush fees
There are financial terms with origins a few hundred years old that still ring through our conversations about money. And although their roots were idiomatic, some – like “stock”, “invest” and “bubble” – are so old and familiar now that English speakers in capitalist economies know their financial implications instantly. Take “capital” itself, for instance:… Read More Unicorns, Bubbles and the Placement of Dots – Financial Translation
The reality of international expansion for any company is that the strategies developed for one country may be ineffective in another. The millions of people in untapped markets all over the world may in fact represent future customers, but there are unique and numerous obstacles presented by each distinct cultural group. Specific local knowledge… Read More Global Planning needs Local Knowledge
Skrivanek’s London office doors are open, expanding our on-site language services into a region of high growth and demand. “British business has always thrived on export and although the UK translation market is highly competitive we believe we have the expertise and experience to meet the needs of companies operating in a global market,” says… Read More Skrivanek Opens New UK Office