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Prices


Our rates for transcribing a two person interview, talk or lecture start at 95p per minute of recording. Prices vary according to return times, contract size and quality of recording. Transcription at this level is undertaken at Intelligent Verbatim level, which is usually relevant for most academic research purposes. Strict verbatim and other higher levels of transcribing also provided including the Jefferson system. Video subtitling also available. For details of the different levels of transcription please have a read of our guide.

Rates (as at November 2018):

One Speaker/Voice (eg; Dictation)
  • 80p per minute for 14 working days.
  • 95p per minute for 7 days.
  • £1.20 per minute for 48 hour turnaround.
Two Speakers (eg; One to One Interviews)
  • 95p per minute for 14 working days.
  • £1.25 per minute for 7 days.
  • £1.60 per minute for 48 hour turnaround.
3-8 Speakers (eg; Focus Groups)
  • £1.30 per minute for 14 working days.
  • £2.55 per minute for 7 days.
  • £2.90 per minute for 48 hour turnaround.
9-14 Speakers (eg: Workshops)
  • £1.75 per minute for 14 working days.
  • £2.90 per minute for 7 days
  • £3.25 for 48 hour turnaround.
Police Station Interviews
  • £1.70 per minute for 14 working days.
  • £2.55 per minute for 7 days.
Copy Typing
  • 3p per word for 14 working days.

All the above prices are excluding UK VAT.

Extra Charges

  • We do not charge extra for regional accents or English 2nd language accents and have specialist transcribers with years of experience transcribing hard-to-hear accents.
  • Various time stamp options are available on request.
  • Our company can assist with transcription work in other languages as well as English. Please contact us with your requirements – prices vary.
  • We do not charge extra for background noise unless it renders the recording inaudible. In these circumstances we will let you know before commencing work.

Turnaround Times

Our standard turnaround time is 14 working days, but we can provide a Fast Response service as well, with turnaround from the same day, 24-48 hours or 7 days. Higher prices apply.

Payment Options

We do not charge you in advance of completing the work. You only pay once the transcription has been completed and returned. You can pay via purchase order (we are listed suppliers on the purchasing and supply systems of many UK Universities and other academic institutions worldwide), BACS (bank transfer), cheque or by credit card. Our Transcription Manager can help you complete Purchase Order forms for your university or institution – simply send them over by email. 

Discounts

For details of current special offers and voucher discount codes, please click here.

Formal Quotation

To request a formal quotation please click here.