An Eclectic Translators’ Community

Spending time with fellow translators never feels like work. And Saturday was one of those quality-time events with my wonderful colleagues from the Bristol-Bath area.

The ITI WRG’s (a regional group of professional translators) Members’ Day was a half day of networking and knowledge-sharing, included several 5-minute presentations by some of our members on a variety of topics that may Continue reading

Certified Translation: What Does it Mean?

A quote for a certified translation (birth/marriage/degree certificate, etc.) triggers all sorts of reactions: some expect the translation to take little more than the time it takes to read the document and the cost to be no more than £15, while others let a sigh of relief when they hear that it won’t cost them a three-digits figure.

Official documents present little information and it may seem like there is hardly anything to translate. But the translated version needs to Continue reading