Innovative language technology for government and business

thebigword is a world leader in interpretation and translation technology, supporting governments and global brands with all their language services needs.

With our global team of linguists and localisation experts, we have built a reputation for quality, reliability and flexibility.

What we do

Language services for professionals

As the world gets smaller, the need for language services grows. We provide interpreting services to facilitate access to services for communities and translation to bring brands across borders.

Government Services

Preferred supplier to 3 national governments and 100’s of local authorities

Enterprise global brands

Supplier to 80% of the top 100 global brands

Defence & International Security

Highly specialised support services designed for the Defence & Security industry

Support Services

Secure staffing and outsourced independent QA services for clients

Unified Platform

Innovative quality assurance

WordSynk is thebigword Group’s unified platform for language-software solutions. Used by all of our clients from the world’s largest companies and brands, including well-known Silicon Valley tech companies, to the British and US Government Departments.

  1. Secured by Microsoft Azure cloud security
  2. Accessible from anywhere with internet connection
  3. Mobile apps to coordinate interpreters and service users
  4. Detailed management reporting
  5. Built in automation and AI powered services

face to face onsite interpreter

WordSynk Network

Built with linguists in mind

Our growing network of linguists can deliver all services on-the-go as well as control their profile.

With real-time updates, linguists can conduct all interpreting and translation assignments, accept opportunities and support clients wherever they are in the world.

Police Interpreters

We are actively recruiting for skilled, experienced Police Interpreters. To register as a police interpreter, follow the link below.

Key languages

We have a number of key languages we are recruiting for, a full list is available via the link.

Security Clearance

We are looking for Interpreters with a NPPV Level 3 Clearance, more details available via the link.

Manage your bookings anywhere with the WordSynk Network App

Work on the go with a fully mobile optimised version of WordSynk Network, which we have developed to ensure the best experience for you no matter where you are in the world.

Our advanced mobile application will also be available on Google Play and Apple application stores, making it as accessible as possible. Click to download below.


Security for global businesses

Fast access to affordable and reliable language support services for global businesses


Our WordSynk System is one of the most secure on the market. Hosted on Microsoft Azure Cloud Systems, it is one of the most secure cloud-based solutions available, with 256-bit encryption.

Microsoft Azure

For clients who require additional layers of security for their own compliance we are able to offer local and remote data storage through Microsoft’s Azure server network. 

ISO Compliant

We hold the ISO27001 for Information Security, demonstrating our commitment to providing excellent service to our clients. Including excellence in how we handle their data.


Many of our clients have made commitments to Green and Carbon Neutral pledges, a commitment we admire and have strived to help our clients attain. That is why thebigword is 100% carbon neutral, so our clients can be sure that we are doing our part as a supplier.  

Serving businesses globally

Over 40 years of service in the language industry has made us the perfect language partner for global businesses and governments.


Professional Linguists


Words translated annually


Minutes Telephone Interpreting a month


Procurement frameworks

Get in touch

Please contact our Sales Team for any information regarding our services and to discuss how they can benefit you. We monitor our enquiries inbox regularly and will respond to all requests as we are able to.

  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