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Wishing you a hyggeligt Christmas

Languages can bring moments of unexpected joy. While our professional satisfaction is derived from creating awesome translations, sometimes the most memorable moments are when you discover one of those beautiful words for which there is no equivalent.

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Translation

Legal Aid Translation

Legal Aid Agency translation, or LAA translation, refers to translation work being funded by the legal aid system.
When you’re looking for an LAA translation provider, your main concerns are likely to be quality, cost and turnaround time. At Sure Languages, we understand that translation for legal purposes is time-sensitive, and that a high-quality translation can be critical for the outcome of your client’s case.

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Translation

5 ways to boost global growth

When it comes to the world of business, there are many reasons why companies seek to develop a global growth strategy. Venturing across the pond can help companies establish new revenue streams, gain a competitive advantage and reach a new customer base.

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Translation

Why translation is more important than ever in 2022

Over the past two years, Covid-19 has completely transformed the world. The way we perform our jobs, interact and communicate day-to-day has radically changed. Yet, in a world that seems so suddenly disconnected, translation has played a crucial role in maintaining normality and keeping things moving. In 2022, translation is more important than ever.

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General

What now? Adjusting to the post-lockdown landscape

It was the day that parents across the country feared would never come. When schools finally re-opened in 2020, the nation breathed a collective sigh of relief as children of all ages returned to school, bringing an end to juggling home-schooling and home-working.

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Languages

Lockdown language learning

So there we were again, back in lockdown – not the start to 2021 that any of us had wished for. This time round, enthusiasm for perfecting sourdough or swapping banana bread recipes seemed to be on the wane, but one big lockdown trend remained as relevant as ever.

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Translation

Mind your languages: when auto-translate gets you in trouble

Yes we’re professional translators, but we can’t deny that Google Translate has made the summer holidays of millions a much easier proposition. However, as we’ve highlighted before, using Google Translate and other auto translate programmes can cause problems and, for more complex work, a professional translator is worth their weight in gold.

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Technology

The SL Client Portal: making translation orders quick and simple

At Sure Languages, we recognise that our clients have busy work schedules and ordering their translations may be one small task on a very long to-do list. The SL team is always looking for ways to simplify our processes and ease the strain on our clients, while retaining the personal, human touch on which we pride ourselves.

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Translation

Translation win or translation bin?

It’s the paradox of our industry: you pay for a translation because you don’t speak the language – so how do you know it’s any good? It means there’s a huge amount of trust put in the relationship between translator and client. And when that trust is broken, the results can be catastrophic.

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