A lack of language skills prevents UK businesses from exporting

By Maëlle Alquezar According to a survey led by the British Chambers of Commerce in the first quarter of 2013, a lack of language skills prevents UK businesses from exporting. 4,678 responses from businesses have been received. Exporting requires knowledge of the local business culture which is different depending on countries or even on regions. ARead More »

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Spain: Unions Call for General Strike on November 14th 2012

Cuts, uncertainty and unemployment: Spain is holding a strike on Wednesday November 14th, which will be the second General Strike in less than a year… Spain, a country with 47 million citizens (2011), is visited by millions of tourists each year.  Spain traditionally has a diverse economy, comprising of agriculture, livestock, fisheries, mining, industry, energy, tourism,Read More »

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Growing Number of International Schools in the UK Look to Wolfestone

With more non-natives than ever residing in our fair land, it’s no wonder the need for top quality international schools and tuition services is on the up. We’re happy to announce further Wolfestone involvement in many of these ventures on both large and small scales. We currently enjoy partnerships with both UK international schools andRead More »

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Divorce and Document Translation

If you have been through a divorce, you might well be feeling under considerable emotional strain. After all, experts suggest that such events are among the most stressful in people’s lives. Such occurrences can be made even worse if the documentation involved is not in the correct language. Regardless of where the divorce was undertaken,Read More »

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Language Translation

The internet has given us lots of ways to translate content. One of the most commonly used are the free “automatic translation” tools offered by Google (Google Translate) or Yahoo! (BabelFish.) Unfortunately, whilst there are advantages in using such products, the results are often so unreliable that using them can be a waste in time.Read More »

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Doesn’t Everyone Speak English?

English speaking nations often get a little complacent when it comes to languages. Especially in Europe, we get so spoiled by the number of people that speak our language that we often start to assume that everyone speaks English. In fact, because of this, many companies place no value on language skills whatsoever despite theRead More »

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