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Born and educated in England, Melanie Niesink is a native speaker of British English with a near native command of the Dutch language. With over twenty years experience as a freelance translator, she provides professional, readable translations in a wide range of fields. In accordance with the mother-tongue principle, almost all assignments concern translations from Dutch into English. Any assignments from English into Dutch are always revised by a native speaker of Dutch.

Regardless of the translation direction, the customerís wishes, regarding existing glossaries, house style, etc., are always taken into account. In addition to which, consistency is safeguarded by the use of CAT tools such as Trados.

Niesink Translations is registered with the Trade Register of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 09114250.

VAT: NL117.75.154.BO1.

References available on request.

Services

Translations in such areas as:

  • Terms and conditions of delivery, employment contracts, staff management policy and training schemes, cooperation agreements, contracts, reports, corporate presentations, annual reports, marketing, journalistic copy;
  • Installation and safety manuals, user instructions, legislation and regulations for such technical sectors as kitchens, heating and insulation, automatic doors and building management systems, the food, meat and dairy sector, waste water treatment, development cooperation;
  • Business communication, correspondence, press releases, websites, advertising, cookery books, travel guides, tourism, several books and poems;

References available on request.

Translation capacity:
Approx. 2,000 words a day, depending on the subject and degree of difficulty and the format in which the source text is delivered.

Other services:
While translations are most certainly the core business, Niesink Translations can also provide:

  • Revision, editing and proofreading of English (translations)
  • Interpreting (Dutch <> English)

Rates

While our rates are already highly competitive, and we seldom apply a surcharge for rush jobs and/or weekend/evening work, we do offer discounts for large assignments: 10% discount on assignments in excess of 10,000 source words. All prices quoted are exclusive of any applicable VAT.

Translations: A fixed word rate is applied for digital source texts. If the source text cannot be provided digitally, the rate quoted will be per target word, and the total price stated in the quote will be an estimate only.

Revision and editing: An hourly rate is applied for revision and editing, determined upon completion. The number of hours stated in the quote will be an estimate only.

Interpreting: Interpreting is also charged at an hourly rate, plus any applicable travel and/or accommodation expenses.

If you request a translation or other service, stating the type and size of the text and the required delivery time, you will receive a clear quote, without obligation, specifying:

  • the type of project
  • the number of source words*
  • the word / hourly rate
  • delivery time
  • delivery format and total price (exclusive of any applicable VAT)

* if the source text cannot be provided digitally, the rate quoted will be per target word, and the total price stated in the quote will be an estimate only.

Request your no-obligation quote by clicking on 'Contact'.

Conditions

Niesink Translations is registered with the Trade Register of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 09114250.

All our translations and other services, and any quotes and proposals relating to such, are subject to our general terms and conditions of delivery filed, in Dutch, with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under the same number.

A copy of these general terms and conditions of delivery is available on request.

Contact

If you would like to request a quote, please specify the subject and approximate length of your text, and the required delivery date.

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