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Something New, Every Day…

Beau Rogers via Compfight When you say you’re a translator, the next question you almost always get is “Ohhh, which language?” It’s what springs to mind when most people think of translation (apart from booths and microphones and thinking on … Continue reading

Top tips for MS Word

In the following post, our Head of Operations, Karen, looks at a few easy ways to improve the formatting of your MS Word documents before having them translated. Some simple tips to help you save time and possibly even money … Continue reading

Technical Translation FAQs

 ] Francisco Gonzalez via Compfight STAR UK recently exhibited at the Advanced Engineering UK 2015 show, which was a fantastic opportunity to meet and talk to people from right across the engineering sector about their translation and localisation needs. It … Continue reading

STAR UK an early adopter of ISO-17100

After lengthy deliberations and countless meetings, the translation standard EN15038 has been put out to pasture, to be replaced with the new and improved standard ISO-17100. We’re very proud to say that we’re one of only a handful of companies … Continue reading

STAR UK at the Advanced Engineering Show

    On November 4th and 5th, we will be showcasing our technical translation services at the UK’s premier engineering show. Visit us on Stand i51 and find out how we STAR can help you make your business communications truly … Continue reading

Export News

EU and Vietnam reach free trade agreement         The European Union and Vietnam have agreed terms on a free trade agreement that will remove nearly all tariffs on goods traded between the two economies. EU trade commissioner … Continue reading

This is a man’s world?

Apologies for the title – hopefully no one is deeply offended by the dulcet tones of James Brown and the song that’s now a well-established Ohrwurm swimming around your head. It is, however, a genuine question on my part. Don’t … Continue reading

STAR UK at the ITI Conference 2015

This year’s ITI Conference, a biennial event for translation and interpreting professionals, took place in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 24th and 25th April, with STAR UK as a Silver Sponsor for the event. The theme for this year was “Renew, rejuvenate, regenerate … Continue reading

Commercial Vehicle Show

Today’s post comes from Bethanie Melly, one of STAR UK’s project managers. Hundreds and thousands The Commercial Vehicle Show, hosted by the NEC in Birmingham, is Britain’s largest road freight transport event, and in 2014 attracted nearly 19,000 visitors. This … Continue reading

Crafting the Perfect Query Sheet

Today’s post comes from Bethanie Melly, a Project Manager at STAR UK Colin Kinner via Compfight Only Human There’s a common myth that translators know everything there is to know about their second, third (even fourth) languages; they don’t need … Continue reading

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