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The COVID-19 outbreak has shown many industries the importance of going digital – and this couldn’t be truer for gambling and casinos. With people working from home and having more free time, the online market is expected to grow by £66.7 billion in 2020, making it the perfect time to join the online space. When…

From raw material suppliers to food manufacturers, globalisation has affected every aspect of the industry. From faster food distribution to longer-lasting preservation techniques, there has never been a greater time to join the food and drink market. However, in order to succeed internationally, companies require a competent translation partner with both expertise and accuracy. With…

With the future of the world dependent on green solutions, the need for environmental translation services is growing. After all, both individuals and companies are being held accountable for their carbon footprint and impact on the environment nowadays. In 2018, Absolute Translations, became the first carbon-negative translation company in the world. This was through our…

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Engineering translation services present a unique challenge. As with many areas of specialist translations, engineering documents are often complex, lengthy and include a wealth of jargon. Any ambiguity or misrepresentation can be extremely costly for your business. However, you cannot use just any translation service for your engineering translations. Good translations require excellent knowledge of…

When applying for visas at a foreign embassy, it is important to submit both the original and a certified copy of your personal documents. This will often include a birth certificate, your passport and a marriage certificate. Any documents that aren’t written in the embassy’s native language will also need to be translated, notarised and…

As the lifecycle of electronic products increasingly shrinks, it creates new challenges for manufacturers to stay ahead of the competition and use faster, more cost-effective solutions. This includes utilising electronic products translation services to clearly communicate your unique message and highlight the specifications of your product to overseas customers. As experts in our industry, the…

In the past few years, local governments have rapidly changed and adapted their processes and services – particularly in the wake of growing multiculturalism. This is clear in the United Kingdom where there are many different languages and cultures apparent. In fact, there are over 300 languages spoken just in London. In order to adapt…

The defence industry is a highly regulated industry that requires precision and confidentiality at all times. It is also global in nature, meaning it requires a broad spectrum of language services too. That’s where specialist defence translation services come in! Whether it’s important documents such as patents and datasheets or guides to equipment, it’s vital…

It doesn’t matter what industry or sector you’re in, every business can benefit from expert document translation services. Whether you are looking to transform employee guides for your overseas branches or translate proposals for potential international clients, a well-translated and accurate document can make all the difference. In fact, it could be the difference between…

One of the first steps you take when setting up a business is trademarking your branding and products. This is an important process when it comes to protecting your brand and preventing misuse. However, if you’re looking to trade overseas, your original copyright may not apply due to differing laws. Therefore, you should consider trademarking…