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A YORKSHIRE firm which breaks down language barriers for firms aiming to boost their global presence has marked its 10th anniversary with a raft of new business wins.

Founded by entrepreneur Daniel Rajkumar after he graduated from the University of Leeds, Web-Translations has seen its turnover rise by 19 per cent to £676,000 this year. The company, which translates and “localises” websites to help businesses that are seeking to grow in new international markets, has clinched three new clients in the last three months.

It is now working with outdoor clothing firm Ellis Brigham, natural skincare and cosmetics brand Liz Earle and specialist tea and coffee retailer Whittard of Chelsea. Its blue chip clients also include Citigroup, South African Airways, The Eden Project and London Zoo.

The firm has a 12-strong team at Queen Square in Leeds. Mr Rajkumar said: “With 90 per cent of internet users living in non English-speaking countries, forward-thinking companies recognise the power of localised websites.”