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September 6, 2019

Halfway through my summer holiday in Ireland, on 19 August 2019, I was lucky enough to find myself at the 2019 Machine Translation Summit held in DCU's Glasnevin Campus for a day-long workshop entitled Workshop on Human-Aided Translation. Chaired by Professor Andy Way,...

August 16, 2019

On Friday  26 July 2019, we bade farewell to Ailie, our work experience student of one year. A year 12 student of languages and science from a local school, Ailie came to us in October 2018 to begin a work placement of one afternoon a week, juggling her time with us wi...

July 15, 2019

2019  marks twenty years since Priory Translations was founded to provide legal and technical translations to clients throughout Europe.

Originally established in 1999 by a group of four translators and situated in Colchester close to the picturesque ruins of St.Botolp...

June 5, 2019

The biennial conference of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting took place on 10-11 May at the impressive Cutlers' Hall in Sheffield. 

Attending an event of this kind requires an outlay of time, motivation and money which could be used for other things, not to...

April 16, 2019

Business needs qualified linguists

At Priory Translations our business is dependent on highly skilled linguists, and it seems that we are not alone. According to a recent report by the job search site Indeed quoted in Relocate Magazine, the demand for linguists has rise...

Priory Translations 2018 - Two million words translated in 2018 - patent translation presentation - new colleague - work experience students - Macmillan Coffee Morning - London Language show - Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children - visit to Norwich.

July 27, 2016

What's the point of Continuing Professional Development?

Deadlines are looming, there aren't enough hours in the day, and that crucial word which will unlock the translation you're working on is still eluding you several cups of coffee later. You don't have time for CPD...

June 3, 2016

In the second of our Brexit series, Anne Hargreaves thinks about what a "leave" vote in the EU referendum this month might mean for foreign languages in the UK.

 

As professional linguists, we are concerned about the situation if the UK were to vote to leave the EU. This...

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