The benefits of outsourcing language services to agencies

If a business needs language services (copywriting, overwriting, editing, translation and proofreading) and document design services (graphic design and typesetting), it can follow one of three routes. Route 1: Take care of its requirements in house Route 2: Outsource its requirements to individual freelance service providers Route 3: Outsource its requirements to an expert language…

The Mystery of Plain Language

The Mystery of Plain Language The problem with plain language, of course, is pretty much similar to that of common sense – no one really knows how to define it. There’s always someone with a bit more common sense. There’s always someone a bit more wordy savvy capable of saying something in better, clearer English.…

The rise of the freelancer-based business model

Imagine only paying your employees for completed tasks. In a normal office where staff work at, say, R50 per hour, averaging about (let’s be honest) 5 hours’ actual work in a day, how much different would business be? You’d pay them about R1,250 a week, and that’s if there’s enough work to go around. In…