The world of translation is vast, with globalisation making it an essential part of business strategies for every sector. This variety means there are many different types of translation, each with its own unique processes and requirements. Despite these differences, they all fulfil the same purpose of facilitating communication across language barriers. Translators typically specialise […]
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The new European Medical Device Regulation (EU 2017/745) came into force on 26 May 2021 and is now fully applicable. This is a significant improvement on the Medical Device Directive (93/42/EWG) and looks to improve the safety standards of medical devices across Europe. Stricter standards for medical devices This new regulatory framework is stricter and […]
The global pandemic has had a huge impact on the travel and tourism industry. With the infection rate constantly fluctuating, translation has become an essential tool for ensuring the safety of both local citizens and international travellers. Globalisation has meant that over the last few decades, more and more people have been able to visit […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on our society, bringing about an entirely new way of working and living. From the medical field and governments, to shops, restaurants and schools, everyone has been affected by it. People resorted to online shopping for all their basic needs, which meant that small businesses had to […]
Before starting a translation project, it’s important to decide on an overall method. There are several approaches that a translator can take, and each one will produce a different end result. Which method is chosen will usually depend on the text type and how you intend to use your translation, with each method having their […]
At its core, translation is when you transfer the meaning of a written text from one language to another. While the translator will choose just one method for the whole text, there are a number of techniques that can be used for individual words and phrases. By carefully choosing the right technique, the translator can […]
Translation is a discipline that has an international dimension. Indeed, lots of languages, even less common ones, are translated by professionals as well as by individuals every day. It therefore seems fair to devote one day a year to it.
2020 has been full of unexpected events and this is the least we can say. When faced with such an unexpected situation, crisis management really comes into play.