Our Rates

 

Digital Transcription / Audio Typing Single Speaker

Transcription of general correspondence, file notes, statements, briefs, court forms and documents, Wills or any other documents you require transcribing.
 
Economy - 48 hour turnaround
This is the default option for all work unless another option is stipulated in the subject line of your email sending the sound file
£0.90 pdm
Standard - 24 hour turnaround
£1.00 pdm
Priority - received before 1.00pm *
Completed work is returned by 12.00 midnight the same day. 
* Please contact in advance to check availability.
£1.10 pdm
Urgent - received before 12.00noon *
Completed work is returned by 6.00pm the same day. 
* Please contact in advance to check availability. 
£1.20 pdm
Evenings and Weekends
By prior arrangement only

For work that will need to be returned to you during evenings or weekends please contact us, during working hours, to check availability.
£1.40 pdm
 
Digital transcription is charged per dictated minute (pdm) rounded up to the nearest minute. 
 
Women Dictating
 
 
Olympus Dictaphone
   

Digital Transcription / Audio Typing
Multiple Speakers

Transcription of meetings, interviews, etc.  The transcription rates detailed below are based on one-to-one recordings and are dependent on the clarity of the sound file. 

Following transcription of the sound file, if endorsements or additional edits are required to the document, these are charged on a time-taken basis at our hourly rate (see 'copy typing' section below).

 
Standard - Strict Verbatim
Turnaround time - 5 working days.
£1.70 pdm
Priority - Strict Verbatim *
Turnaround time - 2 to 3 working days.
* Please contact in advance to check availability..
£2.00 pdm
Standard - Intelligent Verbatim
Turnaround time - 5 working days.
£1.50 pdm
Priority - Intelligent Verbatim *
Turnaround time - 2 to 3 working days.
* Please contact in advance to check availability..
£1.80 pdm
 
For poor quality recordings, rates and turnaround times will vary.  Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
 
There is an additional charge of £0.20pdm, per additional participant over and above the 2 participants included in our one-to-one recording rates (unless the document is of very poor quality and will take longer to transcribe).

 
 
 Audio Transcription

 

Copy Typing 

General copy typing, i.e. PDF documents re-typed into Word format, handwritten documents typed up, etc. 

If any additional edits are required following completion of the initial task, these will be charged on a time-taken basis, rounded up to nearest minute (see hourly rates, below).  

 
Standard - per 1,000 words
Turnaround time - 5 working days.
£7.50 
Priority * - per 1,000 words
Turnaround time - 2 working days.
* Please contact in advance to check availability.
£8.50 
Urgent * - per 1,000 words
Work received before 12.00noon is returned by 6.00pm the same day.
* Please contact in advance to check availability.
£9.50
 
Copy typing is charged on a word count basis.  The rates detailed are based on 1,000 words.
 
There is no additional charge for copy typing from handwritten documents (unless the document is of very poor quality and will therefore take longer to type).
 
 
 
Typing
 

Document Formatting

Reformatting of Word documents. 
 
Standard 
Turnaround time - 5 working days.
£18.00 ph
Priority *
Turnaround time - 2 working days.
* Please contact in advance to check availability.
£22.00 ph
 
All document formatting is charged on a time-taken basis, at our hourly rate, rounded up to the nearest minute.
 
 
 

 

Billing

For regular clients, invoices are rendered, by email, on the 1st of each month for all work completed during the previous month. 
For new and "one-off" clients, an invoice will be rendered upon completion of the work.
A deposit, amounting to 50% of the total cost of the initial project, will be required for all new and "one-off" clients.

Payment of monthly invoices is to be made by bank transfer only. 
Payment of one-off invoices can be made by bank transfer or debit/credit card.
Invoices should be paid in full within 14 days of the date of the invoice, or by the due date shown on the invoice
.

We reserve the right to charge late payment compensation together with statutory interest at 8% above the Bank of England base rate, on any overdue payments.
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