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Language Translation Services

Twenty seven years after first offering superior quality transcription services, McGowan Transcriptions are happy to announce that we now work hand-in-hand with an ISO certified translation partner, to offer you over 200 combinations of language translation services. 

We provide language translation services in over 200 languages from Arabic and Italian, to Thai and Zulu and everything in between!

We have partnered with an outstanding multinational translation company with a large team of professional translators and experienced freelance contributors from around the world. All team members are native speakers, have a minimum of 5 years of experience and only translate into their mother tongue.

Our partner company is accredited with both ISO 17100 for Translation Services and ISO 9001 for Quality Management Systems. They are also members of the Association of Translation Companies.

Our Professional Translation Services Include:

  • Consumer transcription and translation services 
  • Business transcription and translation services
  • Financial transcription and translation services
  • Legal transcription and translation services
  • Medical transcription and translation services; and
  • Technical document translation

Why Choose us?

McGowan Transcriptions offer a secure, world-class transcription service that has been in business for 28 years; choosing McGowan Transcriptions will save you valuable time and hassle and guarantee quality assurance throughout the translation process.

If you have transcription requirements from English audio to English text or translation services in up to 200 other language combinations, you have come to the right team.

Your words are our business – and that’s why unlike other transcription and language translation agencies we never subcontract! We select our partners very carefully to ensure confidentiality, guarantee fast turnaround times and deliver accurate transcription and language translation services. 

  • All of our professional translation staff and transcriptionists are native speakers – this allows us to understand the context, regional dialects, localisations and slang; eliminating misheard and misunderstood words. 
  • The ID, nationality and immigration status of all our staff is carefully checked; and each member of the McGowan Transcriptions team signs a comprehensive confidentiality agreement before undertaking any work for McGowan Transcriptions.
  • We upload files using Global Lounge – Our bespoke file upload platform has a 2GB upload capacity and guaranteed 100% uptime; meaning it’s there when you need it.
  • We have 28 years of experience, 40 professional transcribers, 600 hours of weekly transcripts and over 23,300 satisfied customers worldwide!

Working with McGowan Transcriptions means you will not need to deal with two agencies with two timelines; you can work solely with McGowan Transcriptions. We will manage your needs seamlessly, to ensure we deliver the highest quality translations and transcriptions.

Translation services

Uploading Your Project

Sending us your translation project couldn’t be easier. We use a bespoke workflow system called Global Lounge that allows you to safely upload your project to us. Once we have completed your high quality translation, we will email you to let you know it is ready so that you can log in to your account and download your transcript. 

To get started, simply follow this link and follow the steps outlined: 

Data Protection and Information Security

We permanently delete client data within 95 days of the end of a project.

Our Global Lounge server is hosted in a secure environment meeting ISO 27001 security certification standard and PCI DSS standard. Its pfSense® based firewalls provide stateful packet inspection to the public traffic destined for the server. The server is configured with RAID 1 and is backed-up every 4 hours, retained for 1 week and archived every 12 weeks. 

Our translation partner is ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified so you can rest assured our security continues to be second to none.


In order to offer a seamless language translation service, we have taken care to ensure if you went to our translation partner direct you would not find your quote cheaper… so you can rest assured that you are getting excellent value for money, as well as quality-assured transcripts and translations. Click here for a free quote.

Text to Text

We charge per 1000 words which can vary depending on whether you choose a standard language such as Polish/French/German/Spanish, or something a bit more challenging such as Japanese/Portuguese or Thai.

Audio to Text

Standard languages such as European languages are charged at a different rate to Asia, Africa and the rest of the world. For more information regarding pricing, please request a free quote so we can give you an accurate cost per minute for your particular project.

Statement of Truth

We offer a statement of truth, which may be required for translations that are to be produced in a court of law, for a flat fee of £15 excluding VAT.



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