Compliance is one of the most intimidating parts of international retail. Around the world, retailers are coming under increased regulatory pressure from both governments and consumers. The more regions your business operates in, the more difficult it is to comply with all of the different regulations. That’s especially true if your business involves potentially hazardous […]
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16 November is the International Day for Tolerance. Since 1996, the UN has celebrated the International Day for Tolerance with the aim of fostering “respect and appreciation of the rich variety of our world’s cultures, our forms of expression and ways of being human.” This year, the focus is on reducing intolerance towards refugees and […]
13 November is World Kindness Day. World Kindness Day has been celebrated since 1998, and this year I daresay we need it now more than ever. 2018 has shown that intolerance knows no borders. It’s easy to forget that kindness is ALSO universal. Every culture has its own customs and traditions of kindness, compassion and […]
Did you know that 27 October was the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage? The goal of this observance is to “raise general awareness of the need to preserve and safeguard important audiovisual material for future generations.” “Audiovisual heritage” can include anything from movies to TV to radio broadcasts. UNESCO calls these “the primary records of the […]
Every time you turn around, it seems like there’s another data breach in the news. Even tech giants like Facebook and Google are affected. To protect your business, you have to keep security top-of-mind. Since language service providers often deal with sensitive data, that means you need to choose an LSP that follows strict standards […]
This Sunday, 30 September, is 2018 International Translation Day. This year’s theme is Translation: Promoting Cultural Heritage in Changing Times. So, what is cultural heritage, anyway, and how can translators help promote and preserve it? Cultural heritage “is the legacy of physical artefacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained […]
Friday, 21 September is World Gratitude Day. To celebrate, we’ve put together a guide on how to say “Thank You” around the world. Here’s how to express gratitude to someone in 50+ languages, including the top 50 spoken languages to cover over 80% of the world’s population. How to Say Thank You In the UK English: Thank […]
Naming a business is hard. Sometimes, it makes sense to look to other languages and cultures for inspiration. But beware: a poorly chosen trademark from another language can turn into a PR disaster later. A Chicago restaurant chain called Aloha Poke found that out the hard way earlier this month. Here’s the controversy, in a […]
When you think of South American languages, you probably think of Spanish and Portuguese. But South America is actually one of the most linguistically diverse areas in the world, with over 448 languages from 37 different language families. Unfortunately, however, many of those languages may soon fall silent. UNESCO classifies 108 South American languages as […]
We probably don’t have to tell you that families around the world come in many different shapes and sizes. No matter where you go or what language you speak, families are important. That’s why so many marketing campaigns and advertisements are centred around family, whether the goal is to sell a product, a service, or an […]
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