Surrey Translation Bureau is seeing increasingly more projects coming through that include the use of machine translation (MT). As an agency with a linguist-driven mindset, STB have been looking into the range of MT offerings out there and the impact of PEMT (post-editing of machine translation) on the translation industry. If you … Continue reading Post Editing of Machine Translation
Over the past couple of months, Surrey Translation Bureau (STB) has had the opportunity to attend career days at two local schools: Alton School and Weydon School in Farnham. Pupils of all ages took part, with children as young as 10 right through to 18-year-olds coming up to our stall to ask about what … Continue reading Languages: Your window to the world
It’s national pet day and what better way to celebrate it than with your cuddly ones!
William Shakespeare once wrote, “The world’s mine oyster, which I with sword will open”. Now, in the wake of Brexit, it’s less clear whether the oyster is becoming more difficult to open, or whether our sword isn’t as sharp or powerful as it used to be. Nonetheless, the fact remains that we need … Continue reading The big Brexit question – what are my export options?
Wear A Hat Day is the UK’s biggest brain tumour research fundraising event. Here at Surrey Translation Bureau, we adorned a variety of headgear in support of the charity yesterday. We also had a bake sale. Don’t miss the hat shaped cake! Even Winston sported this cool hat to support the … Continue reading Wear a Hat Day
At STB, we like to put the spotlight on our outstanding freelancers. This quarter our team has selected Beth Dennison as STB’s Star Translator! Beth, a freelance translator residing in a tiny village in the peak district, completed her first job for STB in 2011 and has been supplying us with top-quality Chinese … Continue reading Surrey Translation Bureau announce their star translator this quarter
Earlier this year, we boasted that another one of our in-house translators, Nick Ives, had attained qualified membership of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, joining Senior Project Manager and Translator Alison Healey, and now we have yet another team member who has earned the elusive MITI status! Our Head of Translation Operations, Hannah Stacey (pictured … Continue reading Bear with us, while we toot our own horn…
STB’s Head of Translation Operations, Hannah Stacey, and Project Manager, Greg Hyne, attended SDL’s Trados Autumn Roadshow at the Cumberland Hotel in London at the start of this month, where they were invited to think creatively about the challenges facing the global translation industry and their own translation processes. The event offered a great … Continue reading Surrey Translation Bureau attends SDL Trados Autumn Roadshow 2018
Star translator award – congratulations to Sonia Clough! So many of our freelancers deserve recognition for the excellent work that they do, and this award is our way of doing just that. Sonia is a ES>EN, RU>EN and PL>EN translator who has been working with STB for around 11 years. She specialises in … Continue reading Surrey Translation Bureau announce their star translator this quarter
Our team have been busy jetsetting over the last few weeks in association with one of our professional memberships, elia (the European Language Industry Association). First our Project Manager, Amey Higgon, hotfooted it to Porto in Portugal for some professional networking with other project managers and then our Senior Compliance Officer and Project Manager, … Continue reading Keeping on top of translation industry trends: our team at elia events in Europe