Category: Interpreting

Overcoming Language Obstacles: The Role of Professional Interpreters

Overcoming Language Obstacles: The Role of Professional Interpreters interpreters, discussion

Businesses today work in a globalised world, where there are opportunities to expand their horizons, reach new markets, and connect with clients and partners from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. While this presents exciting opportunities, it also brings along a unique set of challenges, particularly when it comes to effective communication. That’s where professional interpreters […]

Understanding SimTrans (Simultaneous Translation): A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding SimTrans (Simultaneous Translation): A Comprehensive Guide Simultaneous Interpreting

There are many scenarios where people from all corners of the globe come together to share knowledge, ideas and opinions. It could be when collaborating with international partners, stakeholders or customers or engaging in global market research. However, to effectively convey this information, we need to break down the existing language barriers. This is where […]

Preserving Lives, Breaking Barriers: The Vital Role of Healthcare Translation Services

Preserving Lives, Breaking Barriers: The Vital Role of Healthcare Translation Services healthcare, medical

In the diverse, multicultural landscape of healthcare, language should not be a barrier. Effective communication is essential for ensuring the best care possible for all your patients. However, if your patients are not fluent in English, can you be sure of their complete understanding? These situations are where healthcare translation services play a crucial role. […]

Simultaneous Translation Services: Past, Present and Future

Simultaneous Translation Services: Past, Present and Future conference, simultaneous translation

Simultaneous translation services, also known as real-time translation or simultaneous interpretation, refer to the process of interpreting and conveying the meaning of spoken language from one language to another in real time. This type of translation has become increasingly important in our globalised world, where businesses, governments, and individuals frequently communicate across language barriers. With […]

Translators in conflict zones: Ukraine

Translators in conflict zones: Ukraine refugee, fence, conflict

In times of crisis, interpreters and translators play a vital role in helping communication across language barriers. It can often be a dangerous and emotionally challenging role that can go unnoticed by the wider public, but it is one that can save lives.   With the terrible situation in Ukraine continuing, we wanted to share […]

How to avoid life-altering legal translation errors

How to avoid life-altering legal translation errors Translation

Translation errors can impact lives significantly, and this is particularly the case when they occur within the legal sector. For example, earlier this month, hundreds of Ukrainian refugees may have been prevented from entering Israel due to a fundamental translation error. In this article, we explore examples of where legal translation errors have led to […]

How Interpreting Services Have Evolved Since the Pandemic

How Interpreting Services Have Evolved Since the Pandemic

Language support has become essential for businesses when connecting with audiences across the globe. Interpreting is one aspect of this service, facilitating multilingual verbal communication. This blog explores interpreting services; first looking at its history and how it started, then reviewing its importance in today’s changing world. Interpreting helps your business communicate with other cultures […]

How Has Legal Interpreting Been Impacted by the COVID-19 Restrictions?

How Has Legal Interpreting Been Impacted by the COVID-19 Restrictions?

At the time of writing, government guidelines still state that everyone who can work from home should continue to do so. With interpreters required in several scenarios in the legal sector, including law courts, police interviews and legal meetings, Mission Translate explores how the lockdown measures have impacted best practice during their interpreting assignments. Working […]

Translator or Interpreter: Why it is difficult to do both

Translator or Interpreter: Why it is difficult to do both

Let’s start this week’s blog by clearing up the difference between a translator and an interpreter. Frequently, the terms are used interchangeably, when actually they are entirely different jobs. It would be the equivalent of referring to a writer as a mediator; simply not the same thing. An interpreter will attend meetings or presentations and […]

6 Reasons Why Video Conference Interpreting Could Be the Ideal Solution for You

6 Reasons Why Video Conference Interpreting Could Be the Ideal Solution for You

With organisations communicating on a global scale more than ever, the demand for language solutions has increased phenomenally. Alongside this global communication is the multilingual requirement here in the U.K., as many businesses find that interpreters are required to assist with communication with their clients. But what is the best way to fulfil these requirements? […]

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