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Translation Memory – Tech series

By |2nd April, 2019|Categories: Global Lingo Blog, News|

What is a Translation Memory (TM) and what are its benefits? In this first article in our “Tech series,” we focus on Translation Memory and its benefits. Most of the work carried out in the language industry is underpinned by CAT (Computer Aided Translation) tools, which are essential in helping translators produce coherent and consistent translations. A Translation Memory (TM) is the database or ‘memory’ of a CAT tool, which stores segments of previously [...]

CSR programme 2019

By |25th March, 2019|Categories: Community Work, Featured, News, Newsletters|

We are launching our first official Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme this year. As a growing business, we feel that 2019 is the right time to step up beyond the ad hoc fundraising events of years past. Above all, we want to offer ongoing and sustained support to charitable organisations in each of our office locations globally. Our global teams helped shape this programme, and feedback highlighted that they wanted to feel involved and [...]

Global Lingo announces new Chief Operating Officer

By |18th March, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

18th March 2019, London We are pleased to announce that Karl Eastwood has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Global Lingo. This internal promotion was a result of a company restructure that occurred at the beginning of this year, sparked by CEO Mark William’s departure at the end of 2018. Andrew Trotter, Chairman of Global Lingo comments: "Promoting Karl to COO was a natural progression for someone who has been an increasingly invaluable and [...]

Pret Foundation Grand Auction donation

By |4th March, 2019|Categories: Community Work, Global Lingo Blog, News|

The Pret Foundation hosted its annual Grand Auction on 1st March 2019, boasting some extraordinary donations. Julian Metcalfe and Sinclair Beecham (founders of Pret) set up the Pret Foundation in 1995. It is funded by donations made from the sale of some of Pret's products, plus generous contributions to the collection boxes in their shops. The Annual Grand Auction supports this further, and this year Global Lingo contributed by donating a mint-condition white Fender [...]

How to train yourself to become a speed reader

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

What is speed reading? Speed reading is a method of reading through text material rapidly. Learning speed reading helps you identify, comprehend and retain important words or key parts in a sentence. The average rate most people read at allows them to process 250 words per minute (WPM). Who might benefit from it? Transcribers convert live speech and audio-recorded material into readable content. This is a beneficial service for many [...]

Gift giving – Cluj

By |21st December, 2018|Categories: News|

Christmas is the time of giving, and who would be more deserving than local children. With Christmas a mere week away, our Cluj team have been busy collecting and wrapping presents to give to a local Children’s charity – “Shoebox”  Well done team – there will undoubtedly be some happy little faces on Christmas Day! . With 2019 as a focus year for Global Lingo in terms of Corporate and Social Responsibility, visit our [...]