Academic Transcription

Academic Transcription

Recognising the importance of listening

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25+ years experience
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Skilled English native transcribers
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Correct Academic Transcription

Correct Academic Transcription

Researchers and academics spend their life writing up research and analysing content. Let us take some of that off your hands with our fast, accurate academic transcription services.

If you’ve been closely involved in a research project, you will understand how time consuming it can be to transcribe your interviews and group discussions. Your brain will naturally fill in the gaps, make assumptions or gloss over details as you listen. You’re almost too close to pick up on the detail.

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The Importance of Listening

We’re trained to listen and capture the content of your recordings using our intelligent transcription process. We will have researched your terminology, but we have no prior knowledge of your interviews or discussions so our transcribers aren’t influenced by what they’re hearing. The result is accurate, detailed transcripts that are fit for purpose.

Why settle for anything less? We handle your academic transcription projects, therefore freeing up your time to concentrate on the research. You will then have the appropriate time to carry out your analyses.

The Importance of Listening
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We have been transcribing academic documents for professors and researchers from some of the most respected universities in the UK since 1995.

We ask the right questions so you get the best results. From one-to-one interviews to complicated focus group discussions, we will transcribe your digital recordings accurately and confidentially, to meet your deadlines.

Please contact Alphabet Transcription Specialists to discuss your transcription requirements by telephoning 01707 260027.

Our ethos is accuracy. Accuracy has been our second name for almost a quarter of a century. After all, we are called Alphabet! You won’t have to correct our work, because we make it our business to know yours. Firstly, we research your industry to ensure we stay up-to-date with terminology and use your language as it is spoken. By understanding your business, we deliver the highest quality audio transcription services around.

There is an art to turning the spoken word into the written word. That is why accuracy matters and is so important to us. But being proud of our precision audio transcription services doesn’t mean we are complacent. We recommend our audio transcript services if you like the idea of working with professionals that produce accurate documents in a set turnaround period.

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What Benefits Do I Receive When Working with You?

Simply open an account, upload your sound files and we will do the rest. With highly skilled, professional transcribers and typists who care about your words, you can trust us to deliver the very best, accurate transcripts.

If you have any other questions about our digital audio transcribing services, we’d be delighted to help.

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Thorough Subject Research

We research your topic, so you and your staff don’t have to.

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Project Management

Our full-service digital audio transcription service comes with project management built-in.

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Our service ensures every word, including abbreviations, are correct. This commitment to quality guarantees high standard documents.

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Accept A Range of Audio Files

We accept digital audio files in a huge range of formats, including MP3, WAV and Windows Media to name just a few.

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Corporate Transcription

Corporate Transcription

Accurate transcripts of recorded Q&A sessions, interviews, disciplinary hearings & meetings.

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Legal Transcription

Legal Transcription

Confidential, verbatim legal transcription including court-ready PACE and IUC transcriptions.

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Pharmaceutical Transcription

Pharmaceutical Transcription

Confidential, secure and accurate medical transcription and PROS.

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Conference & Event Transcription

Conference & Event Transcription

Transcribing keynote speakers, seminars, conferences and events fast and accurately.

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Media & TV Transcription

Media & TV Transcription

We transcribe TV programmes, podcasts, webcasts and press conferences.

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Audio Transcription

Audio Transcription

Turning the spoken word into the written word.

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About Alphabet Secretarial

About Alphabet Secretarial

Our UK transcription professionals are based in the United Kingdom and can understand the accents that are common throughout the country. We have no problem understanding different accents and dialects.

Because of this, our transcriptions are extremely accurate. Native English speakers understand all the different nuances of the language and can deliver great results.

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Client Testimonials

Manager Chatham House

“I’ve come back to try a second couple of transcripts as the first one we received back was about as near to perfect as you could get. This compared incredibly favourably with another service which sent us back a transcript riddled with the most appalling errors.”

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Communications Manager Guernsey

“We’ve utilised the services of Alphabet on a number of occasions and have always been impressed with the quality of the transcriptions, the quick turnaround times and the easy uploading process.”

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Director Chilli Consultancy

“Chilli Consultancy have been supported by Alphabet’s transcription services since 2016. The efficiency of service is second-to-none. In particular, the system for uploading the audio files securely is smooth and efficient. The turnaround time for transcription has always been quicker than the agreed timeframe. The transcriptions are of very high quality, despite working from audio recordings of people with a wide range of accents from across the world. Chilli Consultancy will continue to use Alphabet for many years to come because of this high level of service.”

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HR Business Partner NHS

“Any time I send a transcription to be done, it is quickly sorted efficiently and accurately. I can always trust them to do a brilliant job.”

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Editor Penguin Random House UK

“Great service. Good communication and speedy turnaround of transcription materials.”

Penguin Random House UK
Evaluation Lead The Children's Society

“Alphabet have been a highly professional organisation to work with, I would definitely recommend them to other people.”

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Project Manager Walgreens Boots Alliance

“We have used Alphabet services a number of times, very quick and reliable service. Always get a response to email queries promptly.”

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Researcher University of Cambridge

“Alphabet have consistently provided an excellent level of service, from day one. Transcripts have been returned quickly and completed with superb accuracy, regardless of recording length or number of speakers. All communication has been extremely friendly and helpful, and, as with the turnaround for the transcripts, responses to any query are always very quick. I would 100% recommend Alphabet based on their speed, accuracy, and customer service.”

University of Cambridge
Director Cherry

“As a healthcare specialist agency, we rely on accurate transcriptions and often at short notice. We have been working with Alphabet for over three years across multiple projects and they never fail to deliver on time, with excellent accurate and medically correct transcriptions.”

Fraud Investigator Thurrock Council

“We are using Alphabet for all our transcription needs and we are extremely happy with their service. Their transcription is very high quality, leading to a high level of trust and confidence in their work. The team are extremely good with ‘problem’ recordings, such as difficult accents, quiet speech and constant interruptions. All in all we are very happy with Alphabet and would wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone in this line of work.”

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Researcher University of Reading

“Transcribing interviews is a time consuming art, which needs a subtle blend of linguistic and technical skills. Alphabet provided a combination of these abilities. They provided a fast turnaround, great quality documents, and a friendly and personal experience. It was like having my own in-house transcribing team. They offered me a clear, refreshing and honest consultative approach to my needs. I would recommend Alphabet to any persons or organisations that require a professional and friendly transcribing service.”

University of Reading

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How Do I Start Using Your Transcription Services?

Fill out our form or call us on 01707 260027

After we have set up your account, you can log into your private area in our online portal from the homepage. This is where you’ll securely upload and send us your digital audio files for transcription. You can also send any accompanying documentation or presentations.

We will keep you in the loop at every stage of the process. You will receive automatic notifications to let you know your uploads have been successful, and when the audio transcripts are complete and ready to collect.

We only take payment after the transcription of your sound file is complete if you’re a business client. When your audio recording has been transcribed, we will send you an invoice.

You’ll receive it online via your email address or in your client folder, if that’s your preference. For those who require ongoing transcribing or typing work, we issue invoices on a rolling basis. Unless you have a credit facility, payment is due immediately. We accept many forms of secure payment, including BACS and PayPal.

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