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This London translation agency has a pool of 5,000 freelance linguists in 100 countries. It provides services such as document translation, interpreters and foreign voiceovers for businesses across a range of sectors. It helped Marvel Comics translate its back catalogue, for example, and has also converted websites into Arabic and Asian languages for retailers such as Ted Baker. In 2003, Ben Taylor, 33, and his wife Iwona Stepien, 40, used £3,000 to set up the firm in their London studio flat. This year, the company generated sales of £5.3m.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank50
CompanyLanguage Connect
ActivityTranslation services provider
LocationCentral London
Annual sales rise over 3 years72.15%
Latest sales £000s*5,257
Staff50
Founded2003
Websitewww.languageconnect.net

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* supplied by company † annualised figure