Keep your Language Simple

We’ve all had times when we’ve struggled to get our ideas down on paper. We’ve started writing and ended up tying ourselves up in knots and overcomplicating the issue. It’s amazing how a simple idea can get lost in translation once we start writing. And often if we don’t like what we come up with first time, we throw more words at it, which compounds the problem. Quite often, the opposite is the best solution – to keep it short and, more importantly, simple. Consider this recent example from Suffolk County Council’s website: ‘The purpose of this Forward Plan is to give sufficient notice to people affected by key decisions to exercise their rights to see papers and make an input into the decision-making process.’ Why not simply say: ‘Thi... »

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SR Translations provides a comprehensive translation service in over 60 languages with more than 1000 professionally qualified mother-tongue translations on our approved register, enabling the Company to undertake several multi-language assignments simultaneously. The services of partner companies in principal EU Member States have been secured to complement translation skills available in this country. Our partnership agreements provide access to skilled professional translators in mainland Europe when sources available in the country are insufficient or to provide translation for assignments that do not involve English. Main Languages All European Union languages All Eastern European languages Major Far Eastern languages …and many more Main Subjects Legal & Tender documents Com... »