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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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Human, machine or hybrid: choosing the right translation type for your content

Human, machine or hybrid: choosing the right translation type for your content With the advances in machine translation and machine learning, we are experiencing a shift in the general perception about the need for human translation. With free translations so readily available at the touch of a button, why should we even consider paying for

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