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    The Good Guys

    The Good guys legal translation - wooden gavel As a legal translation and interpreting partner of choice for many years, Absolute Translations has a healthy respect for the professionals who practice and uphold our laws.   The legal profession doesn’t always get the credit it deserves for its positive impact on our economy and society. We see this impact every day, as we regularly manage translation projects covering mergers and acquisitions that safeguard and generate jobs; criminal litigation that helps deliver justice and compensation to victims and sensitive family law cases that can keep parents and children together. Absolute Translations is happy to support this work with experienced...

    The Language of the Deal

    Shaking hands - language of the deal Every day Absolute Translations helps clients embrace new opportunities. They come to us because their success depends on communicating with confidence, making perfect commercial and cultural sense in an unfamiliar language. We give you that confidence whether you’re pursuing a one-off transaction; a long-term partnership or a full-scale operational merger or acquisition.   The planned merger between Sainsbury and Asda highlights the complexity and the impact of high profile business marriages. The £13.3 billion deal between Britain’s second and third largest supermarket chains will impact hugely on the retail sector and the lives of employees. Months of due diligence will...

    Four Reasons To Utilise Translation Services

    Translation services - dictionary When expanding into foreign markets, you want your brand to be successful and trusted by international markets. In order to do this well, you need to communicate effectively with your customers and potential business partners. There are a number of ways in which this can be achieved. Machine translators such as Google Translate are free, online services which provide quick results. However, the copy text is often riddled with grammatical errors. While professional translation services utilise highly trained, often native-speaking linguists to interpret your text. If you’re a business expanding globally, here are some of the benefits a professional translator can...

    Turning Black Into Gold

    Black Friday tag Late November news reports are quick to emphasise the commercial potential of “Black Friday” for British and American retailers. What began as an exclusively American Thanksgiving tradition has now been embraced far more widely. As a translation partner of choice to the retail sector, Absolute Translations keeps a close eye on this annual event. Every high street and shopping mall seems to have anecdotes of customers being trampled underfoot as retailers keep their doors open until midnight. But online shoppers are just as busy.   In recent years we’ve seen the websites of UK retailers such as Argos; Currys; Tesco...

    The Benefits of Having a Specialist Translator for Medical Documents

    Medical documents Following the trend of global workforces and expanding your business worldwide, a huge number of companies are sending their employees to live and work abroad. According to the United Nations, there are an estimated 258 million international migrants across the world and this number is expected to rise in the next few years.   Moving to a different country can be a daunting yet exciting experience in many aspects. There is learning a new language; settling into a new home and adjusting to the norms and customs of the country. For expats struggling to grasp the language, communicating with local...

    Google Translate vs Professional Interpreter Services: Why Human Translators Are Always More Effective

    Choosing a translation company - company meeting table Technology has taken over all aspects of our lives; whether it’s 3D printing in the workplace or virtual reality headsets for gaming. Not only have these modern technological advances changed the way we work and play, but they’re helping to shape industries of the future. At the forefront of translation technology is Google who make it easier for individuals to communicate in different languages with software such as Google Buds and Google Translate. Following the launch of Google Translate, businesses have two options when looking to translate a piece of text - either quickly copy your text into Google Translate...