The language services and translation agency Alphatrad UK, which belongs to the Optilingua International group, offers a variety of services in around a hundred languages, ranging from the most common, such as English or Spanish, to the rarest, such as translation into Armenian. Our language services can help you with the internationalisation of your project and can help you interact with partners, teams and multilingual audiences throughout the world. Our translations and other language services are all carried out by seasoned professionals with solid expertise in the relevant sector of activity.
International Translation Day on 30 September celebrates the work of the professionals who dedicate themselves to this important task, promoting dialogue and understanding between cultures.
This year marks 32 years since this day was first celebrated at the initiative of the International Federation of Translators (FIT). For this reason, we would like to take this opportunity to share some interesting facts about Translation Day.
Belgium is the political beating heart of Europe and the country has several official and spoken languages. More than half of Belgians are bilingual. Why is that? Find out why multilingualism is a major asset in Belgium. In this article we answer these questions and look at the relationships between the different languages spoken in Belgium.
If you would like to have a document or certificate that was issued abroad legalised or apostilled and are wondering how to proceed, read on. We tell you everything you need to know about legalising a foreign document and discuss the most important steps you should take.
A small country in Western Europe, Luxembourg, also known as the Grand Duchy, is a highly cosmopolitan, multilingual state. What languages are spoken in Luxembourg? And when should you use each of these languages?
Luxembourg, a multilingual country
There are three official languages in Luxembourg: French, German and Luxembourgish. Luxembourgish, the national language of Luxembourg, was only recognised as such in 1984.
To confirm the legal validity of an official document in a foreign country, the local authorities may require it to be certified by an apostille. What does this act of authentication consist of? Which documents are affected by the apostille? And what special requirements apply to China?
What is an Apostille procedure?
An apostille procedure confirms the authenticity of a signature, the identity of a signatory and the seal of a legal document. This authentication process is achieved by affixing a stamp (called an apostille).
Luxembourg, or the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a small country in Western Europe with a population of around 660,800. Bordered by Belgium, Germany and France, the country covers an area of 2,586 km2, making it one of the smallest states in Europe. The country is home to a highly cosmopolitan population, many of whom are of Portuguese origin. Here's an overview of the origins and history of Portuguese emigration to the Grand Duchy and the key statistics about the Portuguese in Luxembourg.
Denmark borders Germany to the south and is separated from Sweden and Norway by the Skagerrak to the north and the Kattegat to the northeast. Although the Skagerrak in Denmark is clearly considered to be part of the North Sea, the Kattegat traditionally in Scandinavia is not really attributed to the Baltic or North Sea.
A Nordic country with a high quality of life, a prosperous economy and an innovative spirit, Finland has a lot to offer foreign businesspeople. Do you dream of starting a business in Finland? Here's what you need to know.
Developing a company internationally is often seen as an important step. Among the high-potential markets, Spain is a very favourable destination, whether you want to set up a branch, a subsidiary, a production site, or the head office of your company there.
Developing your business internationally is a long-term project that must be carried out with accuracy and care. Do you want to expand your business into foreign markets? Discover the 8 steps that are essential to the success of your international development strategy.
Step 1 – Assess the viability of the project
The first step in expanding your business abroad is to assess the viability of your project. Indeed, international expansion can be risky if the feasibility of the project is not properly assessed.