Translating into English

Translating into English

Translating into English is the first article in a series. It’s a personal view from my experience editing (mostly Serbian) translations over a couple of decades. Over the years that we have been working on translation at Halifax, I have edited and proofread many texts on many subjects translated into English by good translators. At…



T-Update, the EUATC’s annual conference is being held in Madrid this year Halifax Translation Services Belgrade is a member of EUATC through the Serbian association SATC. See more at

A  prehistoric New Year

A prehistoric New Year

Dušan‘s first book, The Encyclopedia of Prehistoric Animals, has recently been published and is entirely his own work. The text is the result of years of painstaking research into prehistoric worlds, and the drawings are so amazing that it is hard to believe that someone so young can produce something so beautiful. His greatest wish…


Successful BLIS conference

The Balkan Language Industry symposium BLIS, a conference organised by the Serbian Association of Translation Companies SATC / UPPS was a great success. Around 120 participants came from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey; and besides that from Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, the Netherlands the UK…


ISO audit successfully passed again

ISO standards audit: In July 2017 Halifax Consulting and Halifax Translation successfully completed another audit for standardisation in the fields of management and translation. Since the first certification and application of the ISO 9001 and EN 15038 standards in 2012, Halifax has seriously improved its operations. We continue to focus on raising the quality of…


Balkan Language Industry Symposium

The Serbian Association of Translation Companies UPPS/SATC has announced a major language industry conference, BLIS – the Balkan Language Industry Symposium, to be held in Belgrade on 9-10 November 2017. See more on the conference web site, follow developments at #BLIS.


Technology – friend or competitor? SATC seminar

Technology is the subject of the latest SATC seminar – is it a friend and ally or a competitor? Beograd, 11 March 2017 Hotel 88 Rooms, Takovska 49, Belgrade 10:30 – 10:45 You can download the invitation here. See more about UPPS/SATC, the Serbian Association of Translation Companies at


e-Kapija interview with Halifax Director Sonja

Sonja Babic-Lythgoe is Halifax managing director. On 26 December e-Kapija published an interview with her. You can read the whole article here on e-Kapija. “2016 was a year of hard work and a strategic sea change. For 15 years the company has successfully provided translation and consulting services, and many years of hard work and…


Halifax supports LICEULICE

LICEULICE is an organisation that works for the social inclusion of marginalised groups. It does an excellent job under difficult circumstances, and we encourage you to support it too. This year, Halifax decided not to send the usual New Year greetings to its clients and partners. While these are just nominal gifts of little value…


Halifax celebrates 15th anniversary in Serbia

Halifax Consulting celebrated its 15th anniversary in Serbia this week with a reception  at the Baštino restaurant in Banovo Brdo. Some 150 guests enjoyed good food, drink and an excellent blues band, while a number of clients, consultants and friends presented a brief and amusing history of Halifax’ activities through its 15 years of varied…