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15 January 2020

Every month this year, we will be sharing some useful information about the key dates in your HR diary for the month ahead. This January, we look at Christmas celebrations in Coptic and Eastern Orthodox traditions, as well as Chinese and Vietnamese New Year celebrations. We even enjoy a ‘wee dram’ of whisky with Scottish national treasure – poet Robert Burns.

07 January 2020

Language skills can open some unexpected doors in business – but how might they impact your next holidays too? Do you really need to have some language dexterity, or can you get away with bluffing your way through your trip? One of our team members shares her experiences in South America, where her best-laid plans to learn some Spanish before the trip went awry…

31 December 2019

If you are looking ahead to meeting and travel plans for 2020, it might help to get familiar with some significant cultural events that could influence your overseas schedule. In this article, we scan the key cultural, religious and community-focused events coming up around the world in 2020 so that you can plan ahead with confidence.

23 December 2019

One of our teachers has been reflecting on how her experience of Christmas has evolved over the years as she’s crisscrossed through cultures. And she provides some advice on how to navigate the integration of multiple traditions.

03 December 2019

If your business is looking towards Asia for future prospects, you may be thinking that Chinese is the language you need to focus on… but what form of Chinese is the best investment? We look at the pros & cons for both dialects to try and answer this thorny question.

Whether you’re learning a language for the first time or are looking to develop your existing language skills, call SIMON & SIMON today on 020 7821 0999 to discuss the best language training course for you.

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