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Whatever your business, don't get lost in translation. From straightforward documents to full websites and brochures, we offer a complete range of translation services to help your business strike the right note with your customers.
Often required for applications, opening bank accounts and other official purposes, it's essential that these documents are translated by competent, qualified and recognised translators. Don't leave anything to chance! Certification also available.
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We’re a translation service specialising in business, technical and tourism support to companies and individuals in the UK, Europe and beyond. Our aim is to give you real competitive advantage through accurately translated text. We do this by using our proven processes that ensure that you get back text that gives the same message as the original text.
Based in Exeter, Devon and overseen by Adam Haynes, an accomplished translator of German and Dutch into English, Weaving Words is a small and intimate company that seeks to make choosing and buying translation as easy as possible. You can read more about us here.
Here's how we work
You send us what you need to be translated and tell us which language or languages you need. We will give you a quote. If you're happy with the quote, we will get our native language speakers on the case to get your document, text, brochure or other content back to you as quickly as possible.
Any text you send us will be returned to you the same, but in a different language and tailored to suit your target market. Although we started our translation journey with the Germanic languages, we can now cover most major language combinations through a network of experienced translators.
Why choose us?
We are experienced and use a proven process – we have successfully worked on hundreds of projects and we know exactly what we’re doing. Our customers tell us that our approach is friendly, that our prices are very reasonable and that our turnaround times are in line with that they had hoped for.
We are dedicated to ensuring that each and every one of our translations is exactly how it should be. If you aren’t satisfied with what we provide you with, we’re happy to work on it until you are. Our translation work is known for its accuracy and our customer base grows mostly through word of mouth. If you’d like to learn more, please do get in touch.
How much does translation cost?
The cost of the translation will depend on the size of the document to be translated, what it's about, how quickly it needs to be done and whether or not it needs to be certified. We will be able to give you a quote once we have all of the information from you. Translation need not be expensive, but cheap does not always mean cheerful!
Do you use computers to translate for you?
Certainly not! But we do use them to help us. All of our translations are carried out carefully and expertly by qualified and experienced translators. Translators have access to a wide variety of software to help them translate, including electronic dictionaries and glossaries, translation tools and quality assurance applications. We never run our translations through tools like Google Translate.
What is a certified translation?
Certified translations are typically required when legal or official documents are involved, such as when making an application for a passport or visa or when getting married. In the UK, a certified translation is a translation accompanied by a declaration signed by the translator stating that the translation is a 'true and accurate translation of the original'. The declaration should also include the translator's qualifications and any memberships of professional bodies, and may be signed in front of a solicitor if required. Translators registered in the UK with the Institute of Translation and Interpreting can apply a seal to the translation to indicate their membership and to complement the declaration.
Are you a member of any professional organisations?
Yes. Director Adam Haynes is a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists and the Institute of Translation and Interpreting as well as Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer in Germany. Adam is also certified to ISO 17100:2015 standard.
Can I get my passport translated for immigration purposes?
Yes, passport translation is one of the services that we offer. To have your passport translated, we would usually just need a scan of your passport and a couple of days and we'll be able to send your translated passport to you. We can also send hard copies if needed.
What kind of technical translations do you do?
We do technical translation in all sorts of areas, from cars and vehicles to consumer electronics, industrial machinery and renewable energy systems. Our technical translation service encompasses a wide variety of documents, including manuals and operating instructions, data sheets, customer communication, internal communication and certificates. Contact us for information on our full range of technical translation services.
Can you translate legal contracts?
Yes. We can translate legal documents including legal contracts. For complicated legal translation work, we may need to enlist the services of specialist legal translators but would advise you of this.
Can a solicitor translate an official document?
Solicitors seldom offer translation services. What they can do, is provide certification of translations if the situation requires the involvement of a solicitor. For official documents, a translator translates the document first and if it requires certification in front of a solicitor, the translator will then make an appointment with the solicitor. Most translators have a regular solicitor with whom they work for translation certification.
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To get in touch, please contact us using the form below. We'd love to hear from you and would be delighted to talk to you about how we can help. Alternatively, please give us a call on +44(0) 1392 590 552.