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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 […]

Supporting the successful roll-out of a global health and safety programme

Supporting the successful roll-out of a global health and safety programme

Client goal Pennon, a UK-based water utility and waste management company, was introducing a new health and safety programme, ‘HomeSafe’, across its 320+ sites. To support a successful roll-out, the company required language support to deliver key messages clearly and consistently to its multilingual workforce. What we did RWS Language Solutions supported the implementation of […]

Translations in International Arbitration – Finding Clarity in Complexity

Translations in International Arbitration – Finding Clarity in Complexity

The linguistic challenges in international arbitration can be both numerous and significant, with the potential to not only increase the cost and time spent on proceedings, but actually impact the entire outcome of the case. Accurately transposing a document from one country’s legal system to another language is extremely complex, with legal concepts and terms […]

Working with Interpreters: Top Tips for Training Course Organizers

Working with Interpreters: Top Tips for Training Course Organizers

Companies planning to have international participants attend their training courses need to have a clear understanding on how to work with interpreters and prepare for this in advance to deliver the most effective results. First things first Before you contact interpreters, you need to have confirmed the location, format, agenda and course content; these factors […]

Language Support for Global Company Integrations

Language Support for Global Company Integrations

When two companies begin the process of merging operations, communication is key. On-boarding several new global locations requires a strong integration plan and the right language support. Company mergers affect all departments within a business but each will have their own language support requirements. Over many years, RWS Language Solutions has developed a wealth of experience in supporting […]

NEPIC: Innovation and Growth in the Chemical Industry

NEPIC: Innovation and Growth in the Chemical Industry

On Wednesday 20 June, we were pleased to attend and sponsor NEPIC’s Meet The Members Conference & Exhibition. With a focus on project updates and networking, this annual event is attended by investors, manufacturers and suppliers from across North East England’s chemical-processing sector. There are more than 1,400 companies directly involved or in the supply […]

The Next Generation of Talent: Multi-faceted, Localized Training for a Global Workforce

The Next Generation of Talent: Multi-faceted, Localized Training for a Global Workforce

This month RWS Language Solutions was pleased to attend the BCF Annual Networking Event for coatings and chemicals industry professionals and the CIPD Learning and Development Conference. At both events, training the next generation of talent was a key topic of conversation. In this blog we review the latest approaches to training, including how we can […]

Multilingual Legal Hearings: How to Plan for Success

Multilingual Legal Hearings: How to Plan for Success

When a legal hearing involves international expert witnesses, it is vital that the case does not fail because the parties involved cannot understand the proceedings. Here are our top tips for working with translators and interpreters on global cases. Preparation is key Having spent months or sometimes years preparing your case, evidence and witnesses, you […]

Managing your EWC Effectively

Managing your EWC Effectively

All over Europe, thousands of colleagues are discussing company developments at their European Works Council. While our specialist interpreting teams keep up with technology and terminology, participants need to keep up with trends and training to maximize the effectiveness of their EWC. A European Works Council is a valuable way for senior management and employee […]

Top Tips for Working with Interpreters on Clinical Audits

Top Tips for Working with Interpreters on Clinical Audits

Conducting clinical audits can present a number of communication challenges. Auditors often travel considerable distances to verify research; the last thing they need is to be unable to speak to clinical staff or verify scientific data. Here are our top tips to ensure successful communications. 1) Start planning early Having spent years developing pharmaceutical research, […]

EWCs: Barely a Blip After Brexit?

EWCs: Barely a Blip After Brexit?

With the official Brexit negotiations underway, it’s a good time to look at the potential impact of the process on European Works Councils (EWCs). EWCs were created to bring together the employees of large companies operating in a pan-European capacity. The meetings are an opportunity for employees to share concerns with management and receive updates […]