Academic and Business Transcription Services


Welcome to the May 2022 edition of Transcription News from University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. Our newsletter includes updates on our charitable foundation's work, news and advice articles on transcription. #transcriptionnews

TP Transcription Limited and University Transcriptions are expert academic transcribers and preferred suppliers to a large number of universities in the UK, Ireland and around the world.

If you are trying to compare pricing between transcription businesses in order to get your audio or video recording transcribed, you will have presumably found that it is an incredibly difficult thingto do, because every single transcription business

We have recently taken an assignment for a production company of a famous TV celebrity known for his ability to swear and use extremely fruity language. We thought a quick article on how swearing is dealt with in transcription may assist others when

We recently had a query from a regular client - "I have a budget deadline coming up and I would like to know if it's possible to prepay for credit to be used in the future? It would be even better if it were possible to invoice my organisation for this.

Recently we have put in a bid for a transcription tender with a UK university and part of the requirement was for the bidders to hold a £5 million professional indemnity insurance policy. Professionalindemnity insurance (PII) is the insurance covering

We were recently asked by a potential transcriber what the benefits were of working for our company and I have to say this question threw us a little bit because it was something we hadn’t really thought about for a while! #transcriptionjobs

TP Transcription Limited provides an encrypted email solution to all our clients, which means that when you send us recordings using our military grade SSL secure file upload service you can be guaranteed that your recordings will be kept with the

A very common quote request at the moment into TP Transcription and University Transcriptions is for the correction of the automatic (AI) transcription provided by Microsoft Teams and Zoom.

The answer to this really depends on where you’re sending your data, because there are transcription companies around the world, quite literally thousands of them.

Beware the websites - are they really UK based?

You can be visiting a

It has recently been reported in Private Eye and the Evening Standard that lecturers at the University of Exeter have threatened industrial action over potential plans by the university to utilise their lectures as audio and video recordings and to use

We Go the Extra mile - Part 24

One of the major USPs (unique selling points) of TP Transcription Limited and University Transcriptions (our specialist academic arm) is that we go much, much further than any other transcription company.

In an announcement on the 28th June 2021 the EU have made two decisions that profoundly affect the transfer of data between the EU and the UK. The EU have decided that the UK GDPR and associated legislation are directly compatible with the EU GDPR, and

Time coding is very popular for a large number of our regular clients including university lecturers, academic researchers, podcasters and clients requiring transcription for legal proceedings. TP Transcription has been providing time coding as a service

One of the most popular questions we get asked by clients, in particular university researchers and academics who are undertaking ongoing research projects, is how safe is the data that we send you – what protection is there and how do we know that it is

A New Transcriber - 200 Words a Minute

We had a job application in to TP Transcription Towers this week from a potential transcriber who claimed to be able to type at 200 words a minute. This made uspay attention - what possibilities abound for a

'Cock a Doodle Doo' or 'Unclear'?

One of our transcribers has recently had the experience of transcribing a recording where a number of 'unclears' were noted. She reported that the 'unclears' were due to a cockerel crowing, something we have not

WE ARE RECRUITING! Transcribers sought for work. For details of our stringent recruitment process please visit

Producing podcasts and getting them on to the web is extremely straightforward and usually takes very little effort. The same applies for transcribing podcasts so that you can produce articles for your website or blog simply by having the audio file

Something that comes up quite frequently as a query is the question from academic staff as to whether we can undertake work for them on a personal basis when we are suppliers to their university. TP Transcription also trades as University Transcriptions

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