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Turning pro bono translation on its head

  More often than not, inexperienced translators find themselves in a Catch-22 situation: they need to gain experience in order to get started in the industry but clients and/or agencies may be unwilling to allocate work to them as a result of their overall lack of translation expertise. So how can this cycle be broken? … Continue reading Turning pro bono translation on its head


 

We can help you translate from Greek to English!

  Our dedicated and qualified team of professional project managers and translators will provide you with the perfect English & Greek translations. In addition to our core translation service, we also offer editing, revision, and many other services. We provide a comprehensive and professional service to all our clients.   We are a trustworthy organisation … Continue reading We can help you translate from Greek to English!


 

Face-to-face communication is essential for driving businesses forward!

  Technological advances over the last century have meant that newer  means of communication such as emails and Skype are now commonplace, whilst good old-fashioned face-to-face communication is fast becoming a thing of the past. This is particularly the case in the corporate world, as many businesses are failing to recognise the power that this … Continue reading Face-to-face communication is essential for driving businesses forward!


 

Time management or self-management?

One of our Project Managers, Ruth Bond attended the ‘Interactive Time Management Workshop’ organised by the Institute of Translating & Interpreting (ITI) earlier this month. Here is her account of how the day progressed and what she gained from it:   Are you struggling to prioritise all of the tasks that need to be done … Continue reading Time management or self-management?


 

Need help translating an Arabic document? STB can help!

Our dedicated and qualified team of professional project managers and translators will provide you with the perfect English & Arabic translations. In addition to our core translation service, we also offer editing, revision, and many other services. We provide a high-quality, comprehensive and professional service to all of our clients.   First spoken in Iron … Continue reading Need help translating an Arabic document? STB can help!


 

Attending the ITI workshop- Translation with the help of Corpora

  Last Thursday 22nd September, I was lucky enough to spend the day at the impressive University of Surrey campus in Guildford for a workshop run by the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI), Translation with the help of corpora.     Surrey Translation Bureau (STB) became a corporate member of the ITI on 29th … Continue reading Attending the ITI workshop- Translation with the help of Corpora


 

The risks of free translation | An insight into Machine Translation

In the first part of this series about free translations, we discussed why it can be a bad business decision to ask your international distributors to look after your translations. In this part, we’ll focus on reasons why you should avoid using machine translation systems like Google Translate to translate business documents.   Part 2: … Continue reading The risks of free translation | An insight into Machine Translation


 

The risks of free translation | The importance of investing in your digital and print materials

When you are expanding into global markets, it can be both exciting and challenging at the same time. You are opening new doors for yourself to increase your business, sales and profits. But how are you going to fit yourself in within the new legal structure, culture and language? When you have your marketing materials, … Continue reading The risks of free translation | The importance of investing in your digital and print materials