Month: October 2012

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Linguists good for growth!

Linguists good for growth!

  You won’t have missed it; the big news for about the past four years has been the economy. Whether it be growing, shrinking or stuck in a Life On Mars style coma as we all experience a recession the likes of which have not been seen since ...
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Team GB goes back to work

Team GB goes back to work

  Last week has seen an unexpected turn of events for the UK economy. After years of economic downturn and increasing numbers of people out of work, the government has announced over the course of the last few days that the total number of...
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Last native speaker of rare dialect dies

Last native speaker of rare dialect dies

The last native speaker of the Cromarty fisherfolk dialect has died. Retired engineer Bobby Hogg, 92, was the last person who was still fluent in the dialect used in parts of the Black Isle, near Inverness. His younger brother Gordon was also a n...
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As featured in The Guardian, 2001…

Office Hours ‘……the languages alone are not the passport to a good job – it now takes a combination of languages, office skills and attitude. Even if a company buys the first two, it still needs the third’ Nicole Debson, Managing Director, Appoint...
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