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Make languages your business

Make languages your business

In his 2015 article in the Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Prof. James Foreman-Peck reported that deficient language skills and the assumption that "everyone speaks English" costs the UK economy around £48 billion a year.

Join this event led by SCILT, Scotland's National Centre for Languages to explore the value of languages and intercultural skills in business.

  • Get a better understanding of the importance of having an international outlook and the benefits it can bring
  • Hear keynotes from industry leaders sharing their first-hand experiences of the successes and challenges involved in developing linguistic and intercultural skills within their companies
  • Get more info on a new toolkit to support Scottish businesses to grow international sales and develop linguistic and cultural skills among your workforce
  • Networking opportunities with Scottish Enterprise, the Scottish Council for Development and Industry and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce

Register now on Eventbrite

Spaces are limited so register early by Monday 23 September.


Make languages your business


SCILT, Scotland's National Centre Languages

Fee: Free

Date and time

2 - 2 October 2019

9.00am to 11.30am


The Ramshorn

University of Strathclyde

98 Ingram Street, Merchant City


G1 1EX