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New home for AA Global as expansion continues

AA Global is on the move to new premises as it prepares to welcome more recruits to its team. The business has secured a lease for the second floor of Stonefield House in King Edward Street, Hull, and will relocate later this month. Kirk Akdemir, CEO of the company, said the new office suite in the heart of the city centre is more convenient for staff and the improved working environment, with more than 3,200 square feet of open plan space, [...]

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Apprentices aid AA Global expansion

AA Global’s commitment to apprenticeships is giving young people from Hull the chance to take a trip around the world without leaving their desks. We have recruited a second batch of apprentices to the team at our Hull office and Chief Executive Kirk Akdemir says the company is likely to bring in some more. The apprentices have come in from Chamber Training Humber and from Hull College and they’re dealing with AA Global’s clients from much further afield as they operate [...]

AA Global poised to build on Expo success

AA Global is poised to build on the success of a Chamber Expo presence described as its busiest event since moving to the area. The company is following up on a number of leads with businesses attracted to the stand at this year’s Hull and Humber Chamber Expo. Kirk Akdemir, Chief Executive of AA Global, said the activity shows the progress which is being made by the event, and by his business. Kirk said: “This was our fourth appearance at Chamber [...]