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Top tips for technical translators

Becoming a technical translator involves a steep learning curve and new entrants to the profession may find themselves facing challenges they had never even thought about before. In this post, our team members tell us some tips that they wish they’d known when they...

Training at LKT: Our model

At LKT, we pride ourselves on giving every translator we welcome to our in-house team comprehensive training on all aspects of the translation profession. Most of our team joined straight from university (or even on placements during their studies), and this has given...

Ordering translation services: where to start

When it comes to ordering translation services, do you understand exactly what your translation company is providing or, indeed, what you need? For example, do you need translation and review or translation and revision, and what do those services mean in practice? Is...

The Nuremberg Christkindlmarkt

Following hot on the heels of Louise and Andy’s trip to the SPS IPC Drives trade fair in Nuremberg in November, senior translator Catherine also headed to Bavaria – but this time to enjoy the region’s pre-Christmas festivities! From the first weekend in...

Ten years in translation

Today, our Lead Translator Siobhan Gorrie is celebrating a whole decade working for the company. In this post, she discusses how both she and the translation industry have grown and developed over this period. Over to Siobhan… The very first live job I was assigned...

Why is certification important?

When buying services, there are three things that people and businesses tend to look at in a potential supplier: price, speed and quality. Now, price and speed can be ascertained fairly quickly as a buyer will be given a rough price and estimated completion date when...