We are pleased to announce that BLS has recently successfully achieved ISO 9001 certification. The standard will help us to formalise our quality policy and procedures whilst helping to shape future business development and increase customer satisfaction levels. As part of our certification, you will soon start to see the ISO logo on official communications, […]

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When a company or an individual is in the limelight one would expect them, or at least their marketing agency, to advise against using poor grammar. Sadly, this is clearly not the case, as well-known institutions such as the NHS and Tesco have been named amongst the worst offenders for using poor grammar.   The […]

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Those who cherish the English language in its purest form will have been aghast to hear of the inclusion of text speak abbreviations such as “LOL” into the Oxford Dictionary. ‘LOL’ is claimed as an informal abbreviation for ‘laughing out loud’ or ‘laugh out loud’. This shortening of a phrase is commonplace in texts and […]

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You would think that with the rise of technology, the preferred way to learn a language would be on the move, using a laptop, tablet or phone. Although this has opened up possibilities to those who didn’t think they had the time to learn, it’s still not the most popular option for the majority of […]

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Here’s a quick quiz to test your language knowledge. Do you know your Czech from your Serbian? Answer our questions to find out… 1) Which language is the fourth most spoken in the world? 2) Which language is the only one to have circles in its script? 3) How do you say I Love You […]

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