translation, interpreting, copy-editing, voice-overs,
tuition, desktop publishing, design and print.

Translation


Proofreading


Copy-editing/Clear language

  • Extensive resource of linguists able to write clear, jargon-free and accurate copy, undertake précis etc. Written well, a text will have twice the impact using half the number of words.
  • Communiqué will follow established corporate guidelines or create customised writing guides for your business and include training of key staff.
    • Are safety-critical and sensitive documents clearly written?
    • Could marketing material have greater impact?
    • Do document searches fail because terms are used inconsistently across your company?
  • “Good” language saves time, money and maybe legal action
  • Organisations benefiting from our skills include Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Metronet and Bristol & West.

For more information about clear language and our forthcoming launch of SWYM™ (Say What You Mean), see our article “Communiqué Swyms Against the Tide” in News of the Word.


Film voice-overs & transcription

  • Transcription offered in all languages
  • Foreign language voice-over services for promotional film soundtracks.
  • Sound studios.

Training

  • Tutors for individual and group foreign language teaching.
  • Clear language writing guides and courses for key staff

Interpreting

  • Comprehensive interpreting service covering over 50 languages and extensive language combinations. Interpreter profiles supplied.
  • Interpreters, qualified to EU and UN standards for conference work.
  • Subject-specialist ad-hoc interpreters to assist with factory visits, business meetings, court hearings etc.
  • Interpreters are completely fluent in their languages and have an in-depth knowledge of the culture of both countries.
  • Technical equipment such as sound-proof booths and amplification supplied.
  • Category A, AIIC Interpreter consultant with over 30 years' experience available for advice on all interpreting matters.

Desktop publishing

  • Translated text can be taken to the print stage.
  • Colour scanning/copying/print equipment and a range of DTP packages serving both PC and Mac platforms and including Framemaker, PageMaker and QuarkXPress.
  • On-site graphic design expertise to provide design, visuals and finished artwork.
  • Typesetting in a complete range of latin typestyles as well as Cyrillic, Arabic, Greek, Indian and Oriental scripts. Files supplied electronically in Illustrator Outline, .pdf or .eps format.