Brexit translation fails

Anyone for a ‘virtuous Brexit’?

While far from a comical Chinese menu translation, the language used in the various versions of the ‘Weisse Papier’ presented by the government has drawn scorn from politicians and social media users across Europe   https://bit.ly/2JBJtNp.

 

August 31, 2018
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Translation in employment law

Where global entities wish to issue edicts to staff around the world, some may not realise that their communications may hold no legal weight whatsoever.  One such enterprise, an employment law firm headquartered in San Francisco, has examined some of the issues regarding ‘internal’ translations at http://bit.ly/2vdP4nS.

August 7, 2017
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US Medicaid to provide free language services

A federal law passed in the US in June 2016 which entitles low-income families in the US who use Medicaid to free interpreting and/or translation where required.  While there are many economic and medical examples that illustrate the value of language services in health settings, it remains a particularly under-resourced field.

October 19, 2016
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Inaugural Dubai Translation Conference 20-22 October 2016

As it looks to uphold its prominence as the mercantile capital of the Middle East, so Dubai is set host its inaugural translation conference in the city over 20-22 October 2016. Whilst such events veer towards a softer form of extending cultural ties through the promotion of literature, the premise of a better-educated population in the Emirates can only lead to a consolidation of its foremost commercial standing amongst the Arab-speaking lands.

October 17, 2016
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Translator into English? Why not enter the John Dryden Translation Competition?

Translating literature may fill some language professionals with fear whilst others will embrace it.  As yet unpublished literary translations into English are eligible to be entered into the 2016/17 John Dryden Translation Competition run by the British Comparative Literature Association http://bit.ly/1UWWRtT.  If you join the BCLA before 31 January 2017, you even get one free entry!  Literary or otherwise, Burravoe employs experienced specialists in their field to translate your documents.

October 14, 2016
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Kent 2020 Exhibition – May 2015

The Inkerman Group was delighted to be exhibiting at Kent 2020 Vision LIVE at Detling in May 2015.  This is the South East’s premier B2B exhibition and the largest event of its kind in the UK: with over 3,200 unique buyers, suppliers and partners coming together for the year’s most important business gathering.  This year they are celebrating their 10th anniversary and over the past decade, Kent 2020 Vision LIVE has grown and evolved to become an unmissable fixture in the Kent

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May 15, 2015
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