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RWS joins United Nations Global Compact initiative

RWS joins United Nations Global Compact initiative

RWS is pleased to announce that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative — a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices. With this announcement, RWS is proud to join an initiative committed to taking responsible business action to create the world we all want. The UN […]

Acquisitions of  Iconic Translation Machines, Ltd and Webdunia.com (India) Private Limited

Acquisitions of Iconic Translation Machines, Ltd and Webdunia.com (India) Private Limited

RWS Holdings plc («RWS», «the Group»), one of the world’s leading language, intellectual property support services and localization providers, today announces the acquisitions of Iconic Translation Machines, Ltd (“Iconic”), for an initial consideration of US$10.0m with additional deferred consideration of up to US$10.0m in RWS shares, subject to future performance and Webdunia.com (India) Private Limited […]

RWS Global Research Community Collecting COVID-19 Research for Pharmaceutical Companies

RWS Global Research Community Collecting COVID-19 Research for Pharmaceutical Companies

RWS has mobilized its global research community to find scientific information that might be beneficial to pharmaceutical companies working on COVID-19 vaccines or treatments. In an effort to make a contribution to the global search for medical solutions to the current pandemic, RWS launched an online study on Friday, 20 March to collect prior research […]

COVID-19 update from RWS

COVID-19 update from RWS

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreads rapidly globally, RWS continues to monitor and review the information released by governments and the World Health Organization and follows the local guidance they provide. As our top priority is the health and safety of our employees, we are communicating regularly with our staff in an effort to safeguard their […]

Chairman Andrew Brode – Entrepreneur of the Year 2019

Chairman Andrew Brode – Entrepreneur of the Year 2019

Andrew Brode, Chairman at RWS, has been named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2019’ by Broadwalk Asset Management for his achievements. In 1995 Mr Brode acquired RWS, a professional translations business from the founding family with minority equity from 3i. He held a 75% shareholding and in 2003 listed RWS on AIM and currently owns a […]

AIM Company of the Year – 2019

AIM Company of the Year – 2019

RWS is delighted to announce that it has won the AIM Company of the Year Award. The award recognizes RWS’s leading position in translation and localization, intellectual property support solutions and life sciences language services. Richard Thompson, CEO of RWS Holdings plc was delighted to collect the award on behalf of RWS: “Winning this award […]

RWS Launches Scholarship Programme with The University of Manchester

RWS Launches Scholarship Programme with The University of Manchester

RWS, one of the world’s leading language and intellectual property support services providers, has launched a scholarship programme in collaboration with The University of Manchester to encourage students from lower income families to complete a degree in modern languages. Named after RWS’s Chairman, Andrew Brode, the ‘RWS Brode Scholarship Programme’ will support a total of […]

$9M in Rewards to RWS IP Research Community

$9M in Rewards to RWS IP Research Community

RWS, home of the world’s largest intellectual property research community, announced today that the company has now awarded more than $9M (nine million dollars) in financial rewards to its global research community. RWS acquired Article One Partners in September 2017 and has maintained and grown this world class research community of over 43,000 researchers in […]

RWS Moravia’s Growth Prompts New Flagship Brno Office

RWS Moravia’s Growth Prompts New Flagship Brno Office

RWS Moravia, a division of RWS and a global leader in language services, announced today the opening of its newest and soon-to-be only office in Brno, Czech Republic, home of the company’s global headquarters. Following unprecedented growth since the company was founded in Brno in 1990, RWS Moravia is consolidating its 600 employees, currently spread […]

Facilitating Collaboration Between RWS and Professional Interpreters

Facilitating Collaboration Between RWS and Professional Interpreters

RWS enthusiastically participates in industry-related education to facilitate the advancement of the localization professionals of the future. Recently, RWS Interpreting Manager Elaine Callaghan contributed to London Metropolitan University’s Guest Lecture Programme for conference interpreting students. Entitled ‘Working with an Interpreting Agency,’ her lecture focussed on communication and the importance of interpreters and agencies working closely […]

RWS Life Sciences Welcomes New Managing Director

RWS Life Sciences Welcomes New Managing Director

RWS is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Hart as Managing Director of RWS Life Sciences, effective 13 May. Jon is highly skilled in revenue and profit growth, with broad experience across the entire value chain including marketing, sales, operations and technology. During his career, Jon has held direct responsibility for sales teams, operations […]