Choosing and Using a Business Translator
- Price: £3.60
- Published: July 2017
- Type: Business Information Factsheet
- Format: PDF
The services of a translator are an essential requirement for anyone who is planning to export or import, or set up an overseas operation for their business. Translators convert written texts from one or more different languages into their mother tongue for clients from a range of sectors. Some translators also provide proofreading and editing services.
Although some of the legal and other documents used for business transactions may be in English, it is likely that a number will be in foreign languages. Having an accurate translation of such documents is key to trading abroad successfully.
This factsheet explains the services provided by a business translator and provides guidance about how to find one. It outlines what should be expected from a business translator and provides an indication of the fees they are likely to charge. It also includes sources of further information and support.