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Translation & Localisation

Expertly handled to ensure your messages are delivered accurately to local audiences across the globe

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Interpreting Services

A suite of language services to communicate your message with clarity

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Defence and International Security

Professional linguists ready for deployment worldwide

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Fuelling the automotive industry through translation services

Tailored language solutions for vehicle manufacturers and associated trades

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“thebigword has been a key partner for us, making the translation of our new website into seven different languages a slick and simple process.”
Alexia Hunt

Senior Co-ordinator


Banking and Finance

Safe translation for the banking and financial sector

Tailored language solutions you can count on

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“thebigword has played a vital role in speeding up our translation process without compromising security.”
Graham McConkey

Training director



Government-approved translation services

Tailored language solutions for public sector organisations

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"Since we started using thebigword, it has become far easier to book an interpreter. I used to dread making a booking, but the superb team and expertise ensures everything is easy to organise"
Karen Powell

Royal Preston Hospital


Translating for the global hospitality industry

Tailored language solutions for hotel and restaurant chains and events companies

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“Service delivery has been flawless. This is testament to thebigword’s ability to meet the needs of its clients and business partners by developing excellent relationships.”
Phillipa Richardson


London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Life Sciences

Certified translation you can trust

Tailored language solutions for the life sciences industry

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“thebigword has played a vital role for us, making something challenging seem simple. The whole translation process runs extremely smoothly and efficiently.”
Emma Walker

Account director



Translating your product for global markets

Tailored language solutions for the manufacturing industry

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“thebigword has customer service representatives explain the entire process and help us through each and every step as if we were their only concern. Communication is excellent, problem-solving is timely and friendly, and projects are always completed to deadline.”
Margaret Bernecky

Account director



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Talk to us about tailored solutions for the retail industry

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“Collaboration with thebigword has helped us to reduce translation costs, without compromising on quality.”
Tatjana Zuncke

Procurement director


Sports and Entertainment

The best translation services in the field

Tailored language solutions for the sports and entertainment industries

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“thebigword built a custom workflow solution for to handle high volume translation with daily handoffs in up to 15 different languages.”
Peter Reece

Technical director


Integrated translation services for your network

Tailored language solutions for the technology industry

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“It’s impossible to fault the level of service and quality of solution provided by thebigword. They offer a highly automated, complete solution for professional translation and always deliver on time.”
Liu Jianguo

Head of Technical Documentation



    Translation Management System (TMS)

    Our secure, web-based solution aligns people, procedures, assets and management data across the entire translation process.

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    Interpreter Management System (IMS Direct)

    Finding you the right interpreter in minutes! IMS.Direct is a fast and convenient solution for all your translation needs.

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Translation options and pricing

Support for all major language pairs, quality to match your needs and simple per-word pricing (with no hidden costs).

Machine Translation

Best option to get the gist quickly of the content

Secure and smart automated technology that can translate any document. Use this translation option to get a quick understanding of what the text is about.

Crowd Sourced Translation

Best option for everyday content

For a more personal audience with a casual voice. Useful for - Internal communications, product descriptions and Social media posts.

Enterprise Translation

Best option for highly specialised content

Our dedicated, expertly-trained translators guarantee the highest level of terminological and stylistic accuracy.

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Why thebigword?

Transform your global communications with our world-class expertise, specialist project managers and advanced language technology.

  1. Interpretation, translation and localisation services to help you trade anytime, anywhere
  2. Agile technology at the touch of a button
  3. Timely solutions available 24/7/365
  4. Strong, long-term client partnerships
  5. Delivering the best services every time

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Lower Wortley
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