Who our transcription & VA work is carried out by
We never use non-human methods for transcription (i.e. often problematic voice-recognition software). Our carefully selected UK-based transcribers have a combined 100 years’ experience in secretarial and transcription work. We are also formally qualified in copy editing and proofreading.
Core Transcription & VA Tasks
We offer the following core tasks:
- Transcription / Typing / Secretarial
- Personal Assistant Tasks
- Copy Typing
- Copy Editing and Proofreading
Transcription / Typing / Secretarial
We can carry out a range of complex transcription tasks such as:
- Medical Transcription
Medico-legal, medical notes, summaries, clinic letters, etc.
- Legal Transcription
Letters, memos, court documents.
- Academic Transcription
We assist students, lecturers and professors in transcribing lectures to assist students. We accurately type research interviews.
- HR Transcription
We can produce a verbatim transcript of your grievance and disciplinary hearing meetings.
- Media Transcription
We can transcribe your YouTube videos, radio, video, or podcast content.
- Market Research Transcription
In-depth discussions, one-to-one and multi-speaker interviews, focus groups.
- Other types of Transcription
Journalist interviews, conference recordings, seminars, panel discussions, focus groups.
- Typing / Secretarial Tasks
Sermons, newsletters, risk assessments, surveyor’s reports, CV formatting.
Interview Transcript Styles
We have three styles we use for presenting interview transcripts – email us for further details.
- We aim to identify all respondents / interviewees where possible
- We can time-stamp every 10 minutes if required
- For video / media transcripts, we can time-stamp every time a speaker is introduced or for segments containing music, intros., etc.
Virtual PA Tasks
- Call handling/call fielding – for large projects/events or to assist you during busy times
- PowerPoint – we can create templates or entire presentation
- Creation of document templates – in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, e.g. letter templates, database templates, invoices, etc.
- File conversion – Word-PDF / PDF-Word – we convert and tidy up to match the original
- Data entry
- Financial – help to record income/expenditure
- Coordinate or organise paperwork
- Internet research – for any kind of business project or academic research
- Diary management and travel arrangement / event organisation
Copy typing from handwritten original, photocopied text from books, PDF, etc.
Copy Editing and Proofreading
Whatever you have – be it a long manuscript, newsletter, formal correspondence, copy for a blog or article – we will proofread this for you and edit where required so you can be confident that the work you send off or submit will be word-perfect and in the appropriate layout and design.