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AA Global in Communications Role for City of Culture

From a speech by a former Secretary General of the United Nations to a quirky carstunt highlighting marine plastics pollution, leading language and translation company AA Global played a key part in communicating some of the highlights of Hull’s City of Culture year. The company, a major supporter of the Chamber’s International Trade Centre, now hopes to work on future projects as the new-look Culture Company delivers the legacy programme. Kirk Akdemir, CEO of AA Global, said 2018 will also [...]

AA Global Brexit briefing warns of need for clarity

International trade for a post-Brexit Britain will call for greater care than ever in rising to the challenges and seizing opportunities. Kirk Akdemir, Chief Executive of AA Global Language Services, said there may be benefits for businesses in exploring markets beyond the EU and there may be better deals to be had from striking new agreements with European partners. But he added that every new discussion carries a level of risk which must be minimised by securing a clear understanding of [...]

AA Global Marks Anniversary with Further Recruitment

A language and translation business which is celebrating its 25th anniversary has strengthened its team in Hull with four new appointments. The new recruits take the total number of staff at AA Global Language Services to 22, with 15 of them based in the Hull office which only opened in 2011. Kirk Akdemir, Chief Executive of the company, was already an experienced interpreter and translator when he launched in Worcester in 1992. He said: “We opened in Hull to provide a [...]

We named our Sheep!

AA Global’s Watery Male Sheep, finally found a name! AA Global Language Services recently ran a special competition to Name our Sheep ! The competition ran through the month of April and was won by Matt Snowdon and his name Walter ! Well done to Matt who won a £50.00 All4One Shopping Voucher.

Young Executives Keep Cool to Beat the Competition

Children at a school in Hull turned a tidy profit but also learned a tough business lesson with the help of AA Global Language Services. The young executives from Woodland Primary School in East Hull were quickly onto a winner with their plan to sell popcorn to fellow pupils – but they were almost scooped by the competition when an ice cream van arrived at the school gates! The popcorn project was launched as part of the Make £5 Blossom scheme, [...]

Comedy classic prompts AA Global campaign

AA Global has adopted a comedy classic from its industry to commemorate its 25th year in business and emphasise the importance of good communication. The company is sending existing customers and prospective clients the message to beware of Watery Male Sheep! The AA Global team has set up a dedicated website at www.waterymalesheep.com and is distributing thousands of cards and emails showing a bemused cartoon sheep, but it also carries a serious message. Kirk Akdemir, CEO of AA Global, said: “The campaign [...]

Chantelle to showcase AA Global strengths to Private Sector

A language and translation business has enhanced its private sector activity with a key appointment as it enters its 25th year. As AA Global’s newly-appointed Business Development Officer specialising in the private sector, Chantelle Akdemir is tasked with raising the company’s profile across the north of England. Chantelle, daughter of AA Global CEO Kirk Akdemir, has been working from the company’s Worcester office for nearly three years. AA Global was founded by Kirk in Worcester and celebrates its 25th anniversary in [...]

Chantelle to showcase AA Global strengths to private sector

AA Global has enhanced its private sector activity with a key appointment as it enters its 25th year. As the newly-appointed Business Development Officer specialising in the private sector, Chantelle Akdemir is tasked with raising the company’s profile across the north of England. Chantelle, daughter of AA Global CEO Kirk Akdemir, has already been working from the company’s Worcester office for nearly three years. AA Global’s work is divided between the private and public sectors and the company holds a number of [...]

AA Global steps in to help bookings after competitor goes into liquidation

AA Global was first on the scene to help NHS and Local Authority clients across the country when another language services provider, Pearl Linguistics, unexpectedly went into liquidation on Friday. We realised that there were hundreds of appointments at Hospitals, GP surgeries, Council offices to mention a few which couldn’t go ahead without an interpreter and important documents, including Children’s Safeguarding issues were waiting to be translated. Fortunately for our clients, AA Global has one of the largest nationwide coverage [...]

New Local Authority Contract for AA Global

We are celebrating a major contract award after being selected to provide translation and interpreting services to Nottingham City Council. The latest contract win amounts to recognition by Nottingham City Council of the quality of AA Global’s work in meeting the authority’s requirements for translation services. Kirk Akdemir, Chief Executive of AA Global, said: “Nottingham City Council is one of the biggest local authorities in the country and this is a very prestigious contract. “We have been working with them for [...]