How can I boost my business using UK minority languages?

As Brexit threatens an uncertain start to the year, there’s never been a more crucial time to differentiate your business. Offering your services in one or more of Britain’s minority languages helps you stand out from the crowd.

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Harry Potter and the Magic of Translation

A look at how Harry Potter, a book series that is jam-packed with English-language puns, anagrams, invented words and British cultural peculiarities, become so popular across the world.

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Failure to communicate could dash hopes of post-Brexit trade

New research shows that if the UK is to succeed post-Brexit, intercultural skills will play a pivotal role. However, the UK is currently facing a languages deficit. A serious upgrade in the nation’s language skills is vital if we are to remain a globally connected country.

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3 ‘Minority’ Languages that Could Boost Your Business

“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world…” When the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein penned this line in his Tractatus Logico Philosophicus, little did he know that the phrase would be seized by language-learners and language-lovers across the world.

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12 Idioms of Christmas

Idioms are one of the richest and most entertaining expressions of any language. When Christmas is celebrated so differently from place to place, it’s no surprise that festive idioms in other languages sound so weird and wonderful. Read our 12 Idioms of Christmas, hand-picked from across the world, and sound like a local wherever you’re spending Christmas.

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