DA Languages attends the National Police Interpreter of the Year Awards

A photo of Mark Lewis, Baroness Coussins and Ian Fraser at the National Police Interpreter of the Year Awards.

On 28th April, DA Languages attended the first ever National Police Language Services conference and awards ceremony.  The National Police Interpreter of the Year Awards aims to recognise those who have been doing exceptional work within police interpreting, helping the force to serve non-English-speaking members of the public nationwide.   The awards were established by Leicestershire […]

Five ways to accommodate international conference attendees

Attendees at a conference

When hosting an international conference, it is so important that your message is communicated clearly to all attendees, no matter what language they speak. This is crucial in creating a level playing field and improving networking opportunities. Catering for international attendees ensures that no one feels left out or alienated. Supporting inclusivity also makes sure […]

DA Languages awarded Silver for support to Defence

The DA Languages logo. The company has been awarded Silver by the Ministry of Defense.

DA Languages is honoured to be one of 51 organisations from across the North West of England awarded Silver under the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme for their support to Defence and the wider Armed Forces community. The Employer Recognition Scheme was launched to reward employers who support Defence People objectives and encourage others […]

Common international marketing mistakes and how to avoid them

A man working on his international marketing campaign in an office.

When expanding your business to an international audience, it’s essential to be aware of the potential marketing missteps you could make. Not having this knowledge could have a significant impact on your business’s global success. By being aware of the most common errors and how to avoid them, you can give your business the best […]

DA Languages wins new contract with the Department for Work and Pensions

The DA Languages logo. The company has been awarded Silver by the Ministry of Defense.

Manchester-based language service provider, DA Languages, has been awarded the contract to provide interpreting and translating services to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The awarded contract, effective May 2022, will see DA Languages support the DWP in ensuring that limited and non-English speakers (including BSL speakers) are able to effectively access services through […]

Tips for planning a successful multilingual event

A photo of a woman presenting at a multilingual event

Planning a successful event is hard enough, but planning successful multilingual events can be even more challenging. You want to make sure your event ticks all the right boxes so it can be engaging for as many attendees as possible. You are probably pouring a lot of valuable time and resources into this event, especially […]

DA Languages supports Ukraine

Ukraine flag

DA Languages, like many others, is deeply troubled to see the terrible events taking place in Ukraine. As a language service provider, promoting inclusivity and equality is at the heart of what we do. Reducing language barriers is particularly critical during distressing times such as these. Effective immediately, all profits from any Ukrainian telephone interpreting […]

DA Languages awarded new contract from the Hampshire Constabulary and Thames Valley Police

Police officers giving directions to a member of the public aided by DA linguists

In the latest contract news from DA Languages, we’re delighted to have been  awarded the contract to provide interpretation and translation services to Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary and Thames Valley Police. DA Languages will be supporting police officers and staff by reducing language barriers in all engagement with limited and non-English speakers (including […]

How to draft a contract for international clients

A woman following steps on how to write a contract

International trade provides incredible opportunities for businesses in the modern era. However, it is important to know how to overcome the language barries that can come with working with international clients. When doing business with international companies, there are a lot of factors that contribute to a successful collaboration. High-quality, accurate legal document translation is […]

How remote interpreting can improve your international video calls

A woman on a video call providing remote interpreting services

International video calls are an excellent way to connect with remote team members, partners and clients. Unfortunately, language barriers can sometimes make these conversations difficult to understand. This is where remote interpreting comes in handy. Whilst there are many different types of remote interpreting services available on the market today, they all have one thing in […]