Valerie Beresford

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Case Study: Transcription – Mountain Way Pictures

Debonair Languages have recently completed a transcription and translation project with Mountain Way Pictures, who specialise in producing video content for the Arts and Charity sectors. Our Operations Manager, Stuart McGuire, responded to the client’s LinkedIn request looking for freelance translators in 9 different languages to watch several videos and translate and transcribe various languages into English. The videos were of students who attend a summer school in London who were asked a series of questions both in English and their native language. Stuart contacted Filmmaker & Co-Director, George Magner, and offered to project manage the whole process and [...]

By |2019-06-17T16:36:46+05:30December 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Case Study: Transcription – Mountain Way Pictures

The Mistakes to Avoid in Translation

Over the years Debonair Languages have been providing translation services, we have noticed that companies use different methods to get translation done. We understand that for infrequent and short translations are sometimes sourced in slightly unprofessional ways.  Some companies may initially try to cut corners when they need content to be translated but the results, no matter which industry they belong to, can be disastrous especially when they have more and more substantial and regular needs of translation. […]

By |2019-06-17T15:51:09+05:30November 9th, 2018|Translation|0 Comments

New Contract Awards for Debonair. Look out for an increased number of job opportunities. Update your profile to remain on our priority linguist list!

NEWLY AWARDED CONTRACTS Debonair Languages have worked hard the last few months to gain new contracts, so that we can offer even more jobs to our linguists and we have been successful! We are proud to announce that we have been awarded new contracts with Additional North West NHS services providers as well as legal services providers. Debonair Languages deliver a customised and highly professional service to our clients, working with highly experienced and qualified linguists. We follow highly recommended standards and process which has allowed us to gain this new additional new business. CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR LINGUISTS To succeed [...]

By |2019-06-17T16:11:46+05:30October 9th, 2018|Translation|0 Comments

A LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH UNIVERSITIES: When employment & recruitment objectives meet

OUR INITIAL PARTNERSHIP As the new Institute of Management (part of the University of Bolton) is on the doorstep of DEBONAIR LANGUAGES, we have developed a strong relationship which is growing every year and we are pleased to get more and more involved in employability projects and forums. Paul Manivannan, CEO at DEBONAIR LANGUAGES , has been back on the school benches and is currently completing a part time executive MBA course at the University of Bolton. Paul, like his dad, Mani, the founder of DEBONAIR LANGUAGES, has always been passionate about regenerating Bolton and since starting his MBA he has identified several ways [...]

By |2019-06-17T16:13:26+05:30September 21st, 2018|translation services|0 Comments

New Client & Linguist Referral Schemes

10th July 2018 Receive  Amazon Vouchers of up to £50 with our New Referral Schemes! Debonair Languages LTD are growing, and we are constantly recruiting. We wish to reward our linguists when they support us in our expansion so we are introducing NEW REFERRAL SCHEMES! For more information, contact us on: 01204 290125

By |2019-06-17T15:51:09+05:30July 11th, 2018|Debonair Languages|0 Comments

We can help you to translate and explain the GDPR Regulations to your clients

On the 25th of May 2018 the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. DEBONAIR LANGUAGES believe that all companies and organisations must provide clear and transparent information regarding how their data is collected to ensure that there is control over the process of personal information. Many companies have developed overseas opportunities and have contracts and offices abroad. The expectations from the GDPR authority is that all businesses are made aware of their responsibilities. The onus is on individual companies to make sure that all policy documentation concerning GDPR for their foreign clients and suppliers is [...]

By |2019-06-17T15:51:09+05:30April 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Debonair Languages Support Regional Partners for their Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting

As the summer is coming up, you may be looking at new flexible opportunities. If you are considering becoming a professional interpreter, you may want to look at a formal qualification. DEBONAIR LANGUAGES support several regional partners and we would like to promote Services to People (Ethnic diversity services) from Stockport Council who offer a Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting. This qualification is perfect for you to step into the language industry as it is seen as the minimum requirement for interpreters to work for the Ministry of Justice for example. Once you are qualified and you are registered with us, you [...]

By |2019-06-17T16:14:15+05:30April 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

A GLIMPSE OF OUR INTERPRETERS DAY TO DAY: Meeting with a DPSI certified interpreter

To build and connect communities through languages and technologies April 2018, by Valerie Beresford Marketing and BD Manager at Debonair Languages  To read the interview in a PDF format please click here DEBONAIR LANGUAGES ran a competition last year for which the prize was a free DPSI training course and exam fees. Paul, our Managing Director, wanted to make a difference and decided to contribute financially to the career of an interpreter by giving away a free DSPI training course. I went to meet our happy winner of last year’s competition, Kamela, after she successfully passed her DPSI exam. KAMELA’S BACKGROUND [...]

By |2019-06-17T15:51:09+05:30April 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

A glimpse of the qualifications needed to be an interpreter Bolton Institute of Management

Debonair Languages was at the Bolton Institute of Management  to introduce the students to the language industry and what are the requirements to become interpreters.  We believe strongly that students need to know which opportunities are available to them while they are studying so they can shape up their future. We talked to post graduated students on what is required to be an interpreter. While obviously being multi lingual is essential, we emphasised other critical requirements such as for example: Minimum qualifications Linguist membership bodies registration NRPSI , ITI, CIOL etc…. Follow our code of conduct as well as the general linguist code of conduct Embrace our values and follow our process Accept security [...]

By |2019-06-17T15:51:09+05:30March 22nd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Debonair Languages Recruits: Booking Coordinator

Debonair Languages recruits :  Booking Coordinator Position Debonair Languages Ltd is an established Interpreting and translation agency based in Bolton. We provide skilled linguists to several clients including The Ministry Of Justice, The NHS, Social Services as well as many others in the public and private sector. The booking coordinator is responsible for communicating with clients, partners and our bank of linguists in order to book appointments. This communication is done via phone, text and e-mail. Skills for the booking coordinator: • Organised • Able to work to tight timescales • Previous business administrative experience • Experience of Microsoft word, Excel [...]

By |2019-06-17T15:51:09+05:30March 7th, 2018|Translation|0 Comments