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Sarah Radford – ATC Council appointment

By |8th October, 2019|Categories: News|

08 October 2019, London – A few weeks ago, Global Lingo’s Global Operations Director, Sarah Radford, was appointed council member of the Association of Translation Companies (ATC). The ATC is the UK authority for translation companies. It is governed by the ATC Council, which consists of 15 elected council members, and the ATC CEO and Secretariat. The Association works to define standards of excellence in the industry and its members operate to a comprehensive [...]

Video: Global Lingo’s Technologies

By |2nd October, 2019|Categories: News|

Our second video is now live and gives you an overview of the Technologies we use and how this can help you streamline internal processes whilst saving time and money. Find out more about GloZone. More videos to come, so keep an eye out for these. View the video on Global Lingo's Technologies below and let us know what you think!

Raconteur – Proving the value and return of workplace L&D

By |12th September, 2019|Categories: News|

Making a business case for investment in learning and development requires a new way of thinking The global workplace education market may now be worth a vast $240 billion, but finding effective ways to measure the return on investment (ROI) of learning and development (L&D) is not proving easy for many organisations. The sector grew by 7 per cent last year, according to industry analyst Josh Bersin, with such outlay equating to about $1,200 [...]

Raconteur – In search of L&D’s place within a business

By |10th September, 2019|Categories: News|

Whether learning and development should reside within human resources or alongside as its own empowered business unit remains a contentious issue For what seems like years now, there have been heated conversations among human resources (HR) professionals about their strategic place in the business, not least whether they have a right to sit at the top table or still have to earn it. All the while, dutiful learning and development (L&D) professionals have been [...]

Raconteur – Learning and Development Report 2019

By |3rd September, 2019|Categories: News|

Raconteur published today their Learning & Development Report for 2019 in The Times, and Global Lingo are proud to present this to you. The report highlights topics such as L&D as a business function, digital learning trends, next generation learning and how to measure the ROI of L&D. We work closely with e-Learning content companies, learning technology companies and internal Learning & Development departments to localise corporate training courses and LMS for use in [...]

CSR round-up

By |17th July, 2019|Categories: Community Work, News|

With the aim of offering ongoing and sustained support for local charitable organisations, Global Lingo set out at the beginning of 2019 to establish our Global CSR Programme. Half way through the year, we look back at what the teams in each region have been getting up to, supporting their chosen local charities. Each regional Global Lingo office decided on one charity to dedicate their time to and have been volunteering monthly. Both Romania [...]

Why localise… Market Research content?

By |26th June, 2019|Categories: News|

Our final article in the “Why localise…” series looks at the localisation of Market Research and why it is needed. There was a time when companies could prosper by focusing on single country sales or perhaps targeting a handful of English-speaking markets only. Others may have established operations in some of the world’s largest foreign economies, only focusing on an English-speaking audience. To maximise success in today’s competitive environment, however, it is paramount to [...]

Why localise… a website?

By |18th June, 2019|Categories: News|

Our second instalment in the “Why localise…” series tackles website localisation and why it shouldn’t be overlooked. Whether you are a global organisation or just selling your products and services into the global market, English just isn’t going to cut it. There are almost four billion users on the internet today. However, users with English as their primary language, only represent 25.2% of this internet population. Chinese users represent 19.3%, Spanish 7.9%, followed by [...]

Why localise… e-Learning courses?

By |12th June, 2019|Categories: News|

Our first article in the “Why localise…” series discusses e-Learning localisation and why global organisations just cannot ignore it. The world's workforce is increasingly mobile and interconnected, and within a global organisation will speak a multitude of different languages. The need for training has long been realised and companies are investing in their workforce to increase productivity. But, does English, as a global business language, really cover your bases? Not if you deal with [...]