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We support organisations to engage with customers who speak little or no English.

We support organisations to engage with customers who speak little or no English.


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When Translation Goes Wrong

When Translation Goes Wrong

15th May 2018

We’re all familiar with badly translated signage and yes, sometimes it can be entertaining. This photograph was taken by a colleague in Zhangjiajie National Park in Hunan Province in China. The national park is home to extraordinarily beautiful mountain scenery and was used as one of the...

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Happy to Translate Introduces Redesigned Toolkit and Website

Happy to Translate Introduces Redesigned Toolkit and Website

12th January 2018

Happy to Translate held a very successful event on Thursday 21st December to launch their redesigned Toolkit and Website. The event, held at the prestigious Scottish Parliament and sponsored by Christina McKelvie, MSP was well attended by MSPs, HTT member organisations and members of local ethnic...

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Happy to Translate wins UK's Most Innovative Initiative of the Year

Happy to Translate wins UK's Most Innovative Initiative of the Year

6th April 2017

Trust Housing Association's Happy to Translate has been awarded the UK's Most Innovative EDI (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion) Initiative of the Year 2017. The National Centre for Diversity held its prestigious Annual Grand Awards at the Queens Hotel, Leeds on 16th March. It was a night...

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First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, Endorses Happy to Translate

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, Endorses Happy to Translate

15th January 2016

Glasgow, 15thJanuary 2016: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met with Rohini Sharma Joshi at her constituency office in Govanhill to discuss Trust Housing Association's Happy to Translate mobile app. The innovative app assists organisations when communicating with those whose first language isn't...

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Nicola Sturgeon Launches Happy to Translate Mobile App

Nicola Sturgeon Launches Happy to Translate Mobile App

13th November 2015

Scottish initiative places the power to overcome language barriers in the palm of your handGlasgow, 13th November 2015: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled the new mobile app produced by Happy to Translate, a Scottish initiative which helps organisations communicate with customers who face a...

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HTT gives us a single recognisable LOGO that helps Edinburgh City Council comply with our equalities obligations and provides a consistent quality in delivery of customer services. Its benefits are particularly useful in printed leaflets where the single logo and short script greatly reduce the space needed to get the necessary translation information to our customers. The tool kit and training resources are great too.

Ian Kirkby, Library Development Officer, The City of Edinburgh Council