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The Uberisation of Legal Services – Can It Work?

The Uberisation of Legal Services – Can It Work?

A UK company is seeking to use a similar crowdsourced technique to disrupt the legal industry by offering round-the-clock legal services.

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A Look at India’s Amazing Linguistic Diversity

A Look at India’s Amazing Linguistic Diversity

India may be a big country but it still packs in an astonishing array of languages. Over 1600 languages are thought to be spoken in the subcontinent

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Fashion’s Counterfeiting Problem

Fashion’s Counterfeiting Problem

For criminals, counterfeiting is arguably a more attractive prospect than narcotics. It’s more profitable, and there’s less risk of being caught.

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China Loves Wine & International Entrepreneurs Love China

China Loves Wine & International Entrepreneurs Love China

Although Chinese wine drinkers remain a small minority, they have having a big effect on international wine trades.

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The Drive to Clean Up Digital Advertising

The Drive to Clean Up Digital Advertising

Advertising trade bodies on both sides of the Atlantic are on a drive to clean up some of the murky practices in the global digital advertising industry.

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How Language Provides Insights into Culture

How Language Provides Insights into Culture

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Social Collaboration: An Emerging Trend in eCommerce

Social Collaboration: An Emerging Trend in eCommerce

It’s looking likely that online shopping is going to become more collaborative in the West as well as the East.

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Opportunities and Costs of an Ageing Global Population

Opportunities and Costs of an Ageing Global Population

Many world economies are seeing demographic changes that are likely to impact on their economic futures.

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How to Negotiate Between Cultures with Different Cultural Values

How to Negotiate Between Cultures with Different Cultural Values

Cultural values tend to determine our core beliefs. They dictate what we think is right and wrong, socially acceptable or unacceptable.

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False Friends: The Perils of Cross-Language Homophones

False Friends: The Perils of Cross-Language Homophones

Homophones are evil little words seemingly created just to cause grief for anyone trying to learn a language.

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The Impact of a ‘Brexit’ on Language

The Impact of a ‘Brexit’ on Language

If Britain votes in favour of leaving Europe, the result is likely to have a high impact both in the UK and across the EU as a whole.

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Coping with Culture Shock: The Five Stages

Coping with Culture Shock: The Five Stages

Culture shock is something that tends to be joked about but it’s a real phenomenon and one that can have a deep impact on people suffering from it.

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Why Japan FinTech Innovation Lags Behind the Rest of the World

Why Japan FinTech Innovation Lags Behind the Rest of the World

Japan is a conservative market, where both corporations and consumers are highly risk averse - and it's making Japan's FinTech Innovation lag behind

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How Culture Impacts Creativity

How Culture Impacts Creativity

Japan was seen as the most creative nation by respondents from major economies including the UK, France and Germany.

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Crowdsourcing Translation Projects: Can It Ever Be Effective?

Crowdsourcing Translation Projects: Can It Ever Be Effective?

A number of high profile companies have chosen a crowdsourced approach to translating their content. But is crowdsourcing a good choice for global brands?

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Can You Copyright a Language?

Can You Copyright a Language?

A strange legal case has recently raised a curious issue – is it possible to copyright a language?

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How to Write an Effective Translation Brief

How to Write an Effective Translation Brief

A well-written translation brief makes all the difference to the success of a translation project.

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Cognitive Biases That Influence Decision Making

Cognitive Biases That Influence Decision Making

This article takes a look at the cognitive bias that can influence the decision making process in various cultures around the world.

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How Closed Societies Develop Anti-Languages

How Closed Societies Develop Anti-Languages

Language is often used to bring small communities together and show common understanding – in the same way as teenage slang – to the exclusion of others.

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10 Steps to Taking Your Startup Global

10 Steps to Taking Your Startup Global

When a business experiences huge levels of growth in one market, the next logical step is to eye up opportunities in other markets.

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