Entries by Star Translation

ISME foreign exchange (FX) scheme

The Association’s foreign exchange scheme, in association with Investec, is offering excellent value to member companies. ISME members will benefit from a minimal guaranteed foreign exchange margin of 0.5% on all foreign exchange transactions of amounts between €1,000 and €100,000. No charges or fees on foreign exchange transfers or statements will apply.The group schemes need […]

Changes to VAT information for service companies

Changes to VAT information, Ireland Companies involved in supply services have to register with VIMA. With effect from 1st January 2010, Irish VAT registered suppliers must submit a VIES statement detailing all the VAT registered customers in other member states to whom he or she has supplied services, in respect of which that customer is […]

Cilt: National Centre for Languages

On 26 September, schools across Europe will be celebrating the vast number of languages spoken around the world and recognising all the different ways in which learning another language can enhance people’s lives. CILT, the National Centre for Languages is encouraging schools across the UK to join in the festivities for the European Day of […]

STAR wins the Innovationspreis award

Innovationspreis award ceremony, Switzerland On 13th March, STAR and two other finalists accepted the innovation prize or Innovationspreis awarded by the Wirtschafts- und Industrievereinigung Schaffhausen (Schaffhausen association of business and industry). GRIPS was singled out as a concept for the creation, management and publication of information in all languages and media, from one single data […]

Report on Languages Spoken in the UK

The latest development of the Annual Schools Census, Schools and Families (DCSF) in England gives us important data about languages spoken in the Uk. Annual Schools Census :England The annual School Census carried out by the DCSF collects information form maintained Nursery, Primary, Middle, Secondary and Special Schools, Direct Grant Nurseries, City Technology Colleges, Academies, […]

Community Languages National Show 2009

Languages National Show UK When: Wednesday 15th July 2009 Where: Chilworth Manor, Southampton Fees: £75 or £25 for complementary school teachers with travel subsidy This annual conference and exhibition is aimed at colleagues involved in teaching community languages in the mainstream or complementary sectors: teachers, managers, local authority advisers, teacher trainers or policy-makers. All delegates […]

Second international conference on multilingualism

Second international conference on multilingualism, London Met From Friday to Saturday, 19th to 20th June 2009 – the London Metropolitan University will host a conference on multilingualism. Fees at £220 (£120 for complementary school teachers). With the theme of Making Multilingualism Meaningful: linking theory to practice, this conference includes Prof. Jim Cummins, University of Ontario, […]

Our Languages Regional Disseminations Events

Our Languages Regional Events Where: various locations around the UK When: May to June 2009 These nine free events feature high-profile speakers who participate at schools on ‘Our Languages Project’. updates on the latest government thinking on community languages, advice on Asset Languages accreditation and guidance on obtaining QTS. Visit Our Languages for more information. […]

AGIS 2009 and the Rosetta Foundation support LRC XIV

AGIS 2009 and Rosetta Foundation support LRC We are very happy to announce that the Action Week for Global Information Sharing 2009 (AGIS) and the Rosetta Foundation are supporting Localisation in the Cloud and have arranged that all students, NGOs and freelancers can avail of a special discounted registration fee of €100 for the full […]

Reduce your translation costs in ten ways

In this white paper, we have outlined translation cost control techniques for our customers’ consideration. In an ever demanding global market place managing your operations project scalability and cost base are paramount to success. We typically save our customers 40% on translation costs over repeat projects. The margin of the price per word for pure […]