thebigword says ISO standards are great for global trade

Language services provider thebigword has renewed its commitment to safe, reliable and good quality global trade. The company has completed the recertification of ISO standards 9001:2015 and 14001:2015, covering quality management and environmental management respectively. The Swiss-based International Standards Organization system ensures that materials, products, processes and services are fit for purpose. The independent, non-governmental…

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LocWorld 35

As a global translation and interpretation service provider thebigword is proud to be sponsoring the LocWorld 35 conference due to be held in Silicon Valley, California, November 1-3. In an increasingly interconnected world the demand for effective communication has never been greater. thebigword has developed the language services and technology to help businesses not only…

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thebigword extends partnership with global technology company Honeywell

Global technology company Honeywell has again chosen to team up with language solutions provider thebigword (headquartered in Leeds). Honeywell works across a large number of industries to deliver innovative solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges including energy, safety, security. Thebigword has been a proud partner of Honeywell since 2011 supplying language solutions…

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Top five in five years! thebigword announces bold plans for the future

Global Language Service provider thebigword has announced ambitious plans to grow the business and enter the top 5 language companies in the world. The ability to deliver a quality service at speed is absolutely essential to this goal and so thebigword has invested £7million in technology over the last three years. The company has already…

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ISL to offer Diploma in Public Service Interpretation Qualification

Congratulations to the International School of Linguists (ISL) who are now offering the Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) exam alongside their existing interpreting qualifications. The DPSI is accredited, nationally recognised and enables interpreters to work on the most sought after public sector assignments. From today, ISL will be offering DPSI exams all year round…

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thebigword launches new tech weapon to fight crime and terror

The UK’s largest government supplier of interpreting services is deploying a new weapon for police in the fight against crime and terrorism. Law enforcement agencies will have instant access to thebigword Group’s video remote interpreting service when questioning detained suspects who speak limited English. The service has the potential to dramatically speed up criminal investigations…

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Equality and Diversity

Equality and Diversity Equality and diversity are really important concepts but sometimes confused or misunderstood. In the UK, the idea of ‘equality’ is about promoting and fostering everybody’s right to equal, fair access to goods and services free from discrimination, being valued as an individual, having the same choices as everyone else and being treated…

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thebigword’s new partnership to bring better service to the Deaf community

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is teaming up with global language services firm thebigword to improve the patient experience for Deaf and hard of hearing patients. The Trust, which runs the Royal Victoria and Freeman Hospitals as well as the Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle Dental Hospital, Centre for Ageing and Vitality and Community Services…

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High hopes for thebigword at the Business Desk – Yorkshire Business Masters Awards 2017

Global Leeds-based translation and interpretation firm thebigword is celebrating after it was nominated in two categories at the 2017 Yorkshire Business Masters Awards. The awards is given to showcase the achievements and success of businesses in the region. thebigword is nominated for Larger business and International business of the year. thebigword employs over 600 people…

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