Governmental and council translation

Governmental and Council Translation

In today’s society of a digital world that is quickly developing, information is an undeniable power. This means that language plays a key role in communicating valuable messages across all areas of society. Conveying the intended meaning correctly is essential, particularly when the communication addresses issues of critical importance.

Linguistic support is vital for government-related projects, both home and abroad. Cultural differences can make all the different at the societal level and may affect the ability to understand people from different cultural background. A high-quality translation can provide efficient solutions to many of the challenges faced by non-English parties and government agencies. Needless to say, government communication requires translations of a professional standard which are well-suited for the purpose.

Many Councils in the West Midlands – and across the whole of UK – trust The Language Connection to provide industry-leading linguists with high-level security clearances for sensitive projects. Our team of expert and highly experienced translators ensures flawless results, regardless of the language they speak, for local and national agencies, both in the private and public sectors.

We can handle expertly written documents, media translations, video or audio materials, classified or unclassified types of documents, verbal and written communication and many more. We can adhere to your time frames and provide top-quality output at a competitive price. We have dealt numerous projects with unrivalled expertise and have received glowing reviews. We also offer simultaneous and consecutive translation, escort, community, voiceovers, subtitling, translation for meetings, conferences, seminars, litigations, briefings, trainings and so on. These services are all managed with excellent knowledge of governmental specific nuances and terminology. As well as this, The Language Connection knows how to handle urgent language project with rapid turnaround time, no matter how complex the project is. 

Why you need government translation

Communicating with constituents in numerous languages is now demanded of many government agencies. There are many things that contribute to the ever-increasing need for translation within public organisations; everything from globalisation to immigration. They all open up the possibility for business initiatives.

As a result, the world has become smaller and people are incessantly looking for work outside of their native countries. This can often mean they are very concerned about adapting to different languages, cultures and customs.

Immigration may create condition linguistic confrontations, but it can create obstacles that may hinder the experience of immigrants. Furthermore, federal bureaucracies often become involved. Language and communication gaps can cause major problems for both parties. The government must understand the need to translate official documents into various other languages.

Businesses in other countries are often met by foreign law. This means that you need to be very familiar with the laws of that country and be highly proficient in the country’s native language. Business development can be seriously harmed if these two needs are not met.

International diplomacy is also full of specialised terminology which is difficult to understand if you don’t speak the language well or understand local laws. And that’s not all: to be understood correctly, you need to understand the culture and adjusting your tone to fit the message.

Why to choose The Language Connection for your government translation

We at Language Connection possess the necessary tools to spot the subtle nuances of the meaning in a consistent manner. Our translators have the industry-leading attention to detail needed to solve even the most difficult translation projects. We only employ native speakers, who are extremely accurate, systematic and thorough. At The Language Connection, translators follow a well-established and vigorous translation process. This includes self-checking, reviewing and using cutting-edge software/tools. We aim to produce the best business translations that respect the tone and style of the original. We strive to provide the best quality work, in the quickest amount of time possible and at affordable prices.

Regardless of whether you need translation solutions to collect and analyse data for defence and intelligence purposes, or perhaps you need to effectively communicate with a multilingual audience, The Language Connection provides comprehensive translation solutions for 200+ languages. Our extensive experience includes linguistic services for government organisations. We know that accuracy is of the utmost importance in government communication. Language contains subtle hints and suggestions that are only conveyed implicitly and need to be effectively communicated. Government communication often includes sensitive topics, such as legal status or taxes. Rest assured though – our highly experienced language experts will be able to recognise and convey these nuances. We also have a world-class team which can handle difficult concepts and complex language when technical issues are under discussion.

We work with private and public sectors, NGO and International Government agencies and bridge language barriers to allow effortless communication and access to information.

With continuous global migration, governments need document and website translations in several languages so that they can efficiently communicate with their users for a variety of needs from healthcare programmes, to tourism and services.


Here is a list of just a few of the public entities we work with:

  • Administrative departments
  • City councils
  • National agencies
  • Government officials
  • International agencies
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Military officials


We are proud to say that we have worked for over 20 councils and central government authorities across the UK.

We have delivered accurate and official translations in a wide variety of publications. These have ranged from welfare and immigration reports to minutes and fundraising initiatives. We have acted as a key partner for local councils in all areas of the UK. Our expertise and industry experience mean that our clients can rest assured that we operate in a fully transparent manner and this is carried across every area we work in; especially anything to do with public concern and government.

Through our diverse local government connections, we have developed an excellent understanding of the issues local governments face. Because of this, our translation services for local communities are provided by experts in the social, health and safety economic and legal factors that emphasise the problems and solutions of communities throughout the country. 

We at The Language Connection champion this industry as it is so important to deliver fairness and inclusion across all areas of our multicultural society. Our translation services for local councils include legal documents, political compositions, social housing and environmental reports, welfare and immigration reports, minutes, fundraising initiatives, and inter-locution for councils with a high diversity of ethnic backgrounds in their remit. We use expert knowledge to help you serve the needs of local people within the boundaries of the law. This is backed by our experience in social work, counselling, law as well as marketing and public communication.

subject matters
we have dealt with

We work for the government and councils in projects from a wide range of subject matters including:

  • Health and social services
  • International development
  • World climate changes
  • Conservation of water, forestry/ agroforestry
  • Enterprise development

The Benefits of using
The Language Connection’s services

100+ Languages

Security cleared staff

Availability 24/7

Fixed Pricing

How we secure your data

We strive to keep your data safe.

We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We anonymise and pseudonymise where required. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks and assure the safe handling of sensitive data. We take every precaution to make sure your data is recorded with a timestamp and the identity of the associated processor, which means each step can be traced.

No personal data is stored on our systems; everything is stored in online databases or synchronised software. All our computer systems are hard drive encrypted to protect against theft or hacking.

If you have any specific requirements, please let us know and we’ll be happy to help.

Documents we have dealt with

Documents translated for the government and councils have included amongst others:

  • Letters
  • Leaflets
  • Articles
  • Minutes of hearing
  • Assessments and Reports
  • Care orders
  • Safeguarding
  • Threshold
  • Care proceedings

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