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Style is always important to our clients, who operate in a range of different business fields – e.g. real estate, energy, public relations and …

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Continuing our series of language-related blog posts, we have decided to focus on one of our favourite German verbs – vermitteln. Read …

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It’s not actually that easy to select our favourite translation projects 2015. One of the best things about life as translators is that, …

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 Corporate brochures are a major element of any company’s branding and communications. A great deal of effort goes into getting them just …

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 What is a Prokurist and what are their chief duties and responsibilities? A large majority of the population spend their lives working …

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I will never understand how often the most basic translation mistakes make it through the review process and end up being published. How do we feel …

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Frustratingly, the English versions of many German websites still insist upon using imprint or impress as translations of “Impressum.” I know that …

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Bestellerprinzip and Mietpreisbremse: Germany’s tenancy law reforms, the Grand Coalition’s Mietrechtsnovellierungsgesetz (MietNovG), came into force on 01.06.2015 and brought a number of …

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How to get the perfect translation results   Translation, like any other form of creative writing, depends on a number of factors. Understandably, …

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Mitch Fuqua [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons How do you deal with “betreuen”? There are some German words that just don’t have a …

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English—soon Germany’s second official language?   If you follow us on Facebook and twitter (and you really should!), you’ll have seen that …

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It’s common knowledge that when someone from the UK talks about football, they mean the game with a spherical ball that …

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Two nations separated by a common language Although no one is 100% sure who first described the relationship between British and American …

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Blessed press release Most translators work regularly across a variety of text types and genres, from press articles and releases and …

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I promised that this blog would look at words and expressions that appear frequently in German source texts and need to be …

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Quality assurance is not just important in the translation process, but where a company’s image and future business prospects depend on the …

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Although we translate texts for companies across a wide variety of sectors, including fashion, tourism, law and marketing, you’ll probably have seen …

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Welcome to the Capital Language Solutions blog! As translators, teachers and social media specialists, our lives are all about communicating successfully, conveying …

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