What would you want from your ideal interpreter? Do they need to work unsociable hours? Should they have knowledge of a very niche industry? Do you need ad hoc support, or are you after a more long-term relationship? Finding a language interpreter who really matches your requirements can be surprisingly difficult. And with demand for [...]
Have communication problems ever affected the outcomes of your business meetings? Have colleagues abroad frequently misunderstood the instructions you’ve give them? Or perhaps you’ve believed a deal has been struck with a foreign customer, only for them to inform you they are still thinking? International business meetings can easily be undermined by linguistic and cultural [...]
You are attempting to speak with a member of the public, but you soon realise that their English just isn't good enough to communicate. Your lack of mutual comprehension means you are both left frustrated by the appointment. Without anyone to translate, you struggle to convey what you need to. The UK is currently facing [...]
Did you know that the UK is the second largest market for interpreting services in the world? Home to international businesses, global airports, major conferences and a multicultural population, the services of interpreters are always in demand. If your organisation deals with people who do not speak English as a first language, you might be [...]
3.5% of GDP. That is how much the UK's lack of language skills reportedly costs the economy each year. If your business needs to communicate with customers, potential leads or partners who speak languages other than English, ready access to interpretation services is a must.