Self interest of translators a reason to vote to remain in the EU?

Adding to the confusion in people’s heads on the subject of Brexit, according to a blog piece written earlier this year on the subject, quoted below, the translation market in the EU would shrink and English would lose its status as one of the three key languages in European administrative procedures. The panic is a little premature. The […]

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 ELIA members meet in Mallorca to talk business strategy and M&A


Last week I had the great pleasure of returning to the Balearic paradise of Mallorca, to attend the European Language Industry Association (ELIA) two day ND Focus meeting. The event which took place in the secluded yet sublime environment of the Hotel Formentor, was an opportunity for translation and localisation business owners from across the […]

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 Wrocław Walk Again Project


Lacrosse was very proud to be able to work on translation for the “Wrocław Walk Again” project – experimental therapy involving reconstruction of patients’ severed spinal cords. We were contacted about the project by our English LSP colleagues at RP Translate, who have been working with The Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation (nsif), which has been […]

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 It costs less than you think to correct a badly-translated website


   That sinking feeling We have all been there.  There are some dodgy links and a spammer has managed to input Japanese pictograms into the comments page. The image of tanned executives high-fiving each other downloaded for free to illustrate the corporate culture of success is completely out of tune with what really goes on […]

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 “Selling to the UK – Getting your message across! Website localisation, marketing, brand building”

“ (Many Polish exporters), with a bit of polish and advice could significantly improve their sales results in the UK …. marketing themselves better in English. There are quick-wins to increased volumes and profits.” Michael Dembiński, Chief Advisor British Chamber of Commerce, with whom Lacrosse has given presentations to exporters throughout Poland over the past year. Lacrosse […]

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 Kielce Export Forum


Lacrosse once again delivered a presentation as part of the UK export roadshow organised by the British Chamber of Commerce, advising companies on doing business with the UK, which continued its Odyssey around Poland with a conference at the Kielce Regional Science Centre in Chęciny, outside Kielce. We were most impressed by the turnout of around 60 companies from […]

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 Helping put Mazovia’s heritage on the International Stage


Last Friday saw the official launch at the International Travel Show TT Warsaw of three new tourist heritage trails across Poland’s Mazovian Province. The trails, which are accompanied by expertly-written guides available in four languages, a mobile app and dedicated website, are the latest in a line of initiatives of the Mazovian Regional Tourism Organisation, […]

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