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  • Website Translation
  • Document Translation
  • Localisation
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Translation, design & print
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  • ITI (Institute of Translating & Interpreting 
  • ATC (Association of Translation Companies)
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Translation Services

Our success and fast growing client base is a direct result of client satisfaction achieved through provision of accurate and consistently high quality translation services for a full range of documentation.

Legal, Medical, Technical, Financial, Public, or Academic, which ever is your sector, Alpha has the experience and resources to manage your translation requirements. 

Our ever growing network of native, qualified and experienced translators supported by expert project managers jointly offer comprehensive translation services for all types of documents. 

Several thousand translation projects have been completed by Alpha ranging from basic business/ personal communication to complicated and sensitive legal, technical and medical documentation.

Our comprehensive project list includes translation of

  • websites
  • contracts
  • marketing material 
  • legal documents
  • technical manuals
  • IPO's
  • Leaflets
  • Brochures
  • Newsletters
  • Presentations
  • general correspondence letters/ reports

Every project is assigned to a dedicated member of staff that closely works with clients to deliver a bespoke solution that is fast, focussed, accurate and competitively priced. Each client receives personal attention and is fully briefed from initiation to completion of each project. 

Our project managers are only a phone call away and offer maximum support to each client. Our staff also assist clients to identify the best strategy inline with their target audience. Cultural sensitivities, up to date jargon, target audience preferences including readership level and our clients’ values are always taken into consideration for each project.

We operate 24 hours a day and through our extensive database of approved linguists we can manage large volume of translations even at short notice or same day. 

Use of modern technology and translation tools allows us to cut back unnecessary costs thus offering high quality service at cost effective prices.

In short we are able to manage all your translation requirements. 

Languages Covered

Our extensive network of linguists enables Alpha to provide linguistic support for more than 100 spoken and written languages. Our linguist network is constantly expanding.

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Our Translation Experience

Alpha has more than 14 years’ experience of providing a variety of translation services, covering the following areas: 

Correspondence: this includes legal letters, patients’ medical paper work, individual action plans and case reports.

High Profile or Sensitive Material: legal documents, business contracts and tender specifications have been translated for Police Forces, Courts, Solicitors and commercial companies.

Scientific/Technical/Reports: technical specifications, user manuals, and technical safety procedures feature in our portfolio of our translation experience. 

Our translators have the experience of working with technical documents and are familiar with industry specific terminology. We work closely with our clients and build a translation memory-bank for each client. Our project managers consult clients to understand any new sector and internal company jargon, to achieve accurate results. 

Commercial/ Marketing: Several organisations such as Standard Life, have used our services to market various products including business presentations. 

Public Information Material: housing associations, government bodies and other organisations in the public sector have utilised Alpha’s services for translating documents such as posters, leaflets, help guides and general informative material as one-off and on repeat basis. 

Legislation/ Legal Argumentation: Evidence material, update reports and letters pertaining to legal and case related information are translated for legal firms, solicitors and police forces on a regular basis. 

Further examples of translation work includes:

  • Newsletters
  • Annual progress reports
  • Tenders & other business bids/ contracts
  • Financial reports and other Accounts related material
  • Health & safety guides and medical reports
  • Industry Magazines
  • Legal documents of any nature
  • Operating manuals
  • Marketing literature
  • Media, related including press releases
  • Brochures
  • Manufacturing Guides
  • Legal notices
  • Certified/ notarised translations
  • Academic reports
  • Scientific reports
  • Research reports
  • Software localisation
  • Technical manuals
  • Training manuals
  • Tender documents
  • Police Reports
  • Technical specifications
  • Various certificates such as marriage, birth and educational diplomas
  • General reports
  • Professional and personal correspondence which includes letters, emails and all other methods of communication
  • Leaflets and guides
  • Promotional material
  • Community reports
  • Legal documents
  • Production in Braille
  • Subtitles
  • Training material
  • Transcription
  • Website localization

Technical Translations

The "precision" element has most relevancy and application in the world of technology and industry then any other, we understand to ensure 100% accurate translations our processes must be second to none. With this clarity our processes start with strict adherence to quality procedures from project uptake throughout to the project life cycle until completion.

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Legal Sector Translations

Alpha's main area of specialism is within the legal sector. 

Our client range includes law firms, police forces, HM Customs and Excise, court services, Procurator Fiscals offices, legal aid board and various other legal agencies. 

Qualified linguists with relevant experience, and our robust quality assurance systems used by our expert project managers work together to provide accurate translation services. Documents including business contracts, witness statements, extradition documents, petitions, notices and various other legal documents are some of our regular translation projects.

Alpha operates 24 hours a day and provides translations on short notice and even instantly when required.

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Government Sector

Alpha has supplied services to government sector organisations since 1997. 

Scottish Parliament, Scottish Executive/Scottish Government, East Ayrshire Council, Islington Council, Moray Council, various schools and many other public sector organisations chose to work with Alpha due to its consistently high quality service delivery and excellent customer services. 

Using our EITS (Electronic Indexing Tool System) previous translations can be reused to reduce costs. Our extensive experience enables our project managers to provide translations for all requirements and also to assist clients in choosing the best strategy for each requirement such as identifying different methods to reach their target audience.

Alpha has delivered on time consistently and constantly with a high quality of service delivery to clients which in turn has contributed to Alpha's recognition and recommendations to other sister organisations and internal departments.

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Medical Translations

The sensitivity and complexity in this field necessitates that each translation is re-checked and double checked (as required) to ensure maximum accuracy. The repercussion of a language barrier in this industry is far serious then any other.

Our translation processes ensures that each translation undergoes stringent quality checks. In addition to engaging only the most experienced and qualified translators each translation is proofread and quality checked before delivery.

Time is of essence in the health sector, in certain cases an urgent service is not a luxury but a need of the time. Alpha operates 24 hours a day and provides translations on short notice and even instantly when required. 

Though we translate volumes of documents on a regular basis, our systems are structured to offer a unique, individual and project by project service for each client. Each project is managed by a project manager from start to finish. Monthly evaluation and monitoring reports are shared with clients for ongoing evaluation and customisation of our services for each client accordingly.

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Commercial Translations

With time and money being precious commodities Alpha's high quality service delivery in combination with its robust systems and comprehensive resources is ideally positioned to cater for commercial sector's fast paced requirements 

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Examples of translation work, includes:
  • Newsletters
  • Annual progress reports
  • Tenders & other business bids/ contracts
  • Financial reports and other Accounts related material
  • Health & safety guides and medical reports
  • Industry Magazines
  • Legal documents of any nature
  • Operating manuals
  • Marketing literature
  • Media, related including press releases
  • Brochures
  • Manufacturing Guides
  • Legal notices
  • Certified/ notarised translations
  • Academic reports
  • Scientific reports
  • Research reports
  • Software localisation
  • Technical manuals
  • Training manuals
  • Tender documents
  • Police Reports
  • Technical specifications
  • Various certificates such as marriage, birth and educational diplomas
  • General reports
  • Professional and personal correspondence which includes letters, emails and all other methods of communication
  • Leaflets and guides
  • Promotional material
  • Community reports
  • Legal documents
  • Production in Braille
  • Subtitles
  • Training material
  • Transcription
  • Website localisation