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The architecture and construction industry live by the phrase ‘time is money’. With development plans and design regulations constantly changing, architects and building surveyors must be able to keep up with these changes. This is especially true when communicating with overseas partners. However, not only do you have to adapt to changes quickly, but updates…

In recent years, video marketing has become an incredibly important tool for businesses. This is because video content is easily digested by viewers as well as being engaging. For a brand, videos also deliver a huge return on investment (ROI) as they are easily accessible to all Internet users. As a result, you will want…

With over 95 million native speakers around the world, German translation services allow businesses to connect with a massive target audience. After all, German is one of the most spoken languages within the European Union. Plus, it can also be found in parts of the United States and Canada. However, each region has its own…

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With over 10,000 creative agencies based in the UK, it can be difficult to stand out in this extremely saturated market. There are a number of innovative solutions you can offer to set yourself apart such as virtual reality and marketing translation Here at Absolute Translations – a leading translation company in the UK, we…

With banking and finance being an inherently global sector, financial translation services are an essential part of their international success. After all, professional translations allow corporations to communicate effectively with their current customers and business partners – as well as reaching new audiences. Here at Absolute Translations, we have a team of professional, native-speaking translators…

Languages often come with a host of complexities attached to them. From an entirely different culture to unfamiliar customs and values, understanding the language is just the first step in reaching out to a new audience. For organisations looking to expand into foreign markets and communicate with others around the world, it is crucial to…

Did you know that 1 in 5 documents submitted for official purposes are reported to be either fraudulent or technically inaccurate? This is often a result of businesses using machine translation – rather than certified document translation, to translate documents. While there are obvious benefits to online translating systems such as time and cost, the…

Linguistically speaking, Africa has the greatest diversity globally. With over a staggering 2,000 languages spoken across the continent, the need for accurate African transcription services is vital. From Amharic to Yoruba, or Swahili to Oromo, the breadth of language is breath-taking. With such a wealth of potential content that could be shared with the rest…

In the healthcare setting, speaking different languages is a common barrier for both patients and professionals. After all, if a patient cannot accurately explain to a doctor or nurse their issue, it could result in the wrong treatment. On the other hand, doctors who cannot speak their patient’s native language may not effectively explain the…

Connecting with customers and building relationships with potential business partners is key to the expansion of a business. This is particularly true for organisations in a complex and niche industry. However, finding technical translations services to suit your specific translation needs can be extremely difficult. A professional translation service will be able to provide a…