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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 [...]

Happy Holidays from Global Lingo

By |19th December, 2018|Categories: News|

" We wish you Happy Holidays and a great start to the New Year! Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to working with you in 2019! The Global Lingo Team " Our global translation services help companies distribute content to other audiences across the world. Whether this is information in documents, web content, product or marketing campaigns, or audio-visual media, our team of experienced, industry-qualified [...]

Autumn update

By |11th December, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

Statement from Mark Williams - CEO Once again this has been a very busy quarter at Global Lingo and the contents of this newsletter will provide a window to some of our activities and successes over the past few months. This is also a good time of the year to thank employees, clients and partners for engaging with Global Lingo in 2018. We have many people to thank and we will do our [...]

Global Lingo goes multilingual

By |11th December, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

Welcome! Willkommen! Bienvenue! Bienvenido! Benvenuto! Following on from last quarter’s Newsletter, where we announced the new look and feel of our website, we have taken it a step further this quarter. As a global business we cater for any market and as such it is no surprise that, being a Language Service Provider, we place great importance on thinking locally. From October, you are now able to access our website in five languages [...]

ISO 27001:2013 certification

By |11th December, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

Global Lingo receives ISO 27001 accreditation Global Lingo has long been committed to protecting the information it holds on behalf of its stakeholders, from its own employees, customers, linguists and suppliers, as well as the general browsing public. In September this year, we gained certification in ISO 27001:2013, awarded by our external auditors, BM Trada. ISO 27001 is the internationally-recognised standard for information security management systems. Security underpins every process we have in [...]

DevLearn round-up

By |11th December, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

DevLearn - Las Vegas 24-26 October 2018 Debuting as an exhibitor at the 2018 DevLearn Expo in Las Vegas in October was a fantastic experience for myself and the team here at Global Lingo. I was joined at the event by my colleagues Chetan Khushal (Sales Director, EMEA) who has spearheaded our excellent & growing reputation as a trusted provider in the Learning & Development sector over recent years in Europe, and Marina [...]

Colleague profile – new starters

By |11th December, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

Frosso Skoteinioti My name is Frosso Skoteinioti and I joined Global Lingo in August this year, working currently as Acting Global Head of Translation and Interpreting Services.  I am very happy to be working with such a talented global team and am looking forward to all the things we will achieve. I am half Greek half Cypriot but have been in the UK for 14 years and am internally clearly experiencing an identity [...]

Recipes around the world – Zimtsterne

By |11th December, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Stars) Ingredients 250g icing sugar (plus a little extra) 3 egg whites (size M) Salt 2 flat tsp cinnamon 350g ground unskinned almonds Some flour Baking parchment Cling film Prep: 15-30 mins Cook: 15 mins Makes 50 Method Sieve 250 g of icing sugar. Beat 3 egg whites and a pinch of salt with an electric whisk until thick and creamy. Add the icing sugar gradually during [...]

How is new technology changing the way HR operates?

By |5th December, 2018|Categories: Global Lingo Blog|Tags: , , |

As technology becomes more deep-seated and ingrained in our businesses, so it follows that it should also aid us in leveraging data about our staff and help employers to manage and work with their people more efficiently. Global Lingo spoke with HR experts to see how mobile apps, cloud computing and clever software is transforming the way HR operates. Freeing HR from admin It’s no secret that HR used to [...]

Recipes around the world – Welsh cakes

By |12th September, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

Welsh cakes Featuring this month because it reminds our CEO of his Nan! “She made the best Welshcakes.” Ingredients 225g plain flour 85g caster sugar ½ tsp mixed spice ½ tsp baking powder 50g butter, cut into small pieces 50g lard, cut into small pieces, plus extra for frying 50g currant 1 egg, beaten splash milk Prep: 10 mins Cook: 6 mins Makes 16 Method Tip the [...]

Colleague profile – Marina Mann

By |12th September, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|

Marina Mann - Global Marketing Manager My name is Marina Mann and I am Global Lingo’s new Global Marketing Manager. I joined the company in May this year and am very much enjoying the many ways I can make a difference on a global level within the company. From brand consistency to digital improvements and event planning – there is no stopping me. I am excited to see what the future holds and [...]

Global Lingo at DevLearn

By |12th September, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, Newsletters|Tags: |

DevLearn - Las Vegas 24-26 October 2018 Since the opening of our regional office in the USA in 2016, our relentless focus on quality and service has led us to impressive growth in North America. This is, in no small part, down to the work we are doing to help localise content for our clients within the Learning & Development sector. We specialise in supporting L&D teams within large global organisations, as well [...]

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