Monthly Archives: November 2011

Legal Translation

If you need translations of your legal documents then you should look for a translation service that offers qualified native speaker translators who specialise in law. They may not be fully-fledged barristers, but they should have taken courses in law and understand the vernacular that is used.

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Why Your Translation Needs to Be Done By A Native Speaker

Native speakers of the target language are best for translation work because they know the language and the culture from which it comes. Since they are a translator, they’ll also be fluent in English, or the language of your document, so will be able to understand it and then put it into the right words […]

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Finding A Good Translation Service

There are many translation services in and around London, but how can you be sure that you have found a good one? First make sure that the company and its translators are members of a nationally or globally recognised translation association.

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What is Translation Certification?

Getting a translation certified is a simple process which most UK translation companies can do for you for a minimal fee. A certification is simply an additional piece of paper stating that the translation was completed by a company who is a member of a translation association.

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Five Questions to Ask A Translation Service

Before you sign a contract with a translation service, make sure that you ask them a few questions about their services and policies, if you don’t already know the answers. What’s the charge per 100 words? Is their quote subject to change? Is the translator a native speaker of the target language? How will you […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Your Computer to Do Translation Work

If you just need a simple translation of a short document, you may be tempted to just open up your web browser and find a site that offers free, computer generated translations. It will take you just a few minutes and won’t cost you anything. This is a bad idea and you need to contact […]

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Do You Need Certified Translations?

Certified translations are translations that have an additional document, attached to the copy, saying that the translation was done by a certified translator who works for a company that is a member of a larger translation association.

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Medical Translation

If you need a medical translation done, make sure to find a translation agency that has medical translation specialists. You want to make sure that your document is translated by a translator who also specialises in the medical field to which your document relates.

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