Translation internship: Welcoming German MA student, Theresa

Translation internship: Welcoming German MA student, Theresa We are delighted to welcome our latest German intern, Theresa Berns from Haselünne. Theresa will be with AJT right through the summer until early October, before returning to Germany to complete the second year of an MA in Translation at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz in Germersheim.

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AJT wins ITI Corporate Award

AJT’s Graduate Junior Translator Scheme wins 2019 ITI Corporate Award Newquay-based translation and localisation company, AJT, has been awarded the 2019 ITI Corporate Award for their Graduate Junior Translator Scheme. Managing Director Anja Jones accepted the award at this year’s ITI Conference in Sheffield on Friday 10thMay. AJT launched the scheme in 2018, to encourage

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Deal or no deal: Five things UK businesses should be doing now to prepare for Brexit

Deal or no deal: Five things UK businesses should be doing now to prepare for Brexit   Yesterday, I attended a brilliant Future Focus event organised by Unlocking Potential. The event was centred around how to deal with disruption and manage change in business. Brexit has already disrupted the UK business landscape and will undoubtedly continue to do so

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New German packaging law: What manufacturers need to know

New German packaging law: what manufacturers need to know   Are you selling goods into Germany, either in shops or online? On the 1st January 2019, the new VerpackG packaging law came into force. Any sellers, including online retailers, who bring packaged products (including padding material) onto the German market and which end up as waste with

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AJT translation calendar 2019

AJT translation calendar 2019 Over this past year, our AJT social media streams have been filled with beautiful illustrations of quirky German and French expressions. Hand-drawn by our lovely French in-house translator Alicia Pretot, the illustrations have been enjoyed by translators, language lovers and translation buyers alike – so much so, that we decided to

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Celebrating the role of the professional human translator

Celebrating the role of the professional human translator With the advances in machine translation, AI and machine learning, we’d be forgiven for thinking that the role of the professional human translator is becoming increasingly marginalised and under threat. At the same time, as linguists and professionally trained translators, we understand the art of translation better than anyone, the

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