Our translation services have expanded from Nottingham HQ to the London Mayfair.
Clients will, of course, receive the same high standard of translation services. This expansion means we can work even more closely with our London clients.
The different written forms of Chinese – Traditional and Simplified – are both attractive languages for creative typesetting and SanTranslate works with both. Here are some of our observations and tips.
Our experience is that Simplified Chinese lends itself more easily to small sized fonts (10pt) than the more complex characters of Traditional Chinese.
We prefer to set the text as outlined EPS as this is the best way to prevent any problems that might arise from using different fonts. We know that clients are often concerned about whether their typeset Chinese will turn out OK so we always provide a free final quality check with their printing team to ensure that there are no problems.
We work in both Quark and the Adobe family although we find the latter more accommodating of Chinese fonts and so less prone to difficulties.
If you’re considering trading internationally, you could do worse than take advantage of UKTI’s Market Visits. By joining one of their overseas visits you can benefit from:
• Help with preparation and researching your chosen market;
• Networking receptions at the British Embassy, Consulate General or similar venue so you can meet your own contacts and others in an informal but prestigious atmosphere;
• Warmed-up leads, researched according to your type of business and product offering;
• Financial support to offset against costs.
The 2010-11 programme looks like this:
Saudi Arabia – Riyadh and Jeddah – 20-28 May 2010
Japan – Tokoyo – 24-31 July 2010
Russia – Krasnodar – October 2010
Turkey – November 2010
China – Southwest and Shanghai – 09-16 October 2010
Malaysia & Singapore – 09-16 October 2010
Brazil – 22-26 November 2010
Russia – Moscow St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg – February 2011
Mexico – 14-21 February 2011
You can find out more about these events and the benefits they could bring your business by calling 0845 052 4001.
And, of course, if you want to make the most of these opportunities by making a great impression why not talk to Nottingham-based SanTranslate about any translation needs you have? Don’t forget that we can boost your brand overseas with our multilingual typesetting service too.