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Translating Well

Translating Well

Join us for the annual translation symposium on the theme of Translating Well – 9 March.
Tax Talk for Authors

Tax Talk for Authors

Accountants HW Fisher will lead this session in Manchester with advice tailored to authors' needs.

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An author's name is their brand.