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AA Global awarded position on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Language Services Framework

We are delighted to have been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s Language Services framework for the next 3 years. Crown Commercial Service is an executive agency of the Cabinet Office and supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2019/20, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits worth over £1bn – supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers. The Language Services framework provides innovative language [...]

AA Global Puts Clients First With Major IT Investment

An expanding language services company has completed the latest phase of a major investment programme as it delivers improved services for clients in the public and private sectors. AA Global, a key supporter of the Chamber’s International Trade Centre, recruited HBP Systems to upgrade its entire IT system and switch to a cloud-based operation which will support the company’s round-the-clock operations. Kirk Akdemir, CEO of AA Global, said: “It is a major investment by the business – in recent years we [...]

Coronavirus Update – COVID-19

A message to all of our clients, interpreters and translators, We are continuing to support our clients and our interpreters in line with government guidance with the majority of our staff working remotely. For any further information please contact us as usual by email on interpreting@aaglobal.co.uk. Stay safe everyone. AA Global Language Services.

Businesses back Butterflies in anniversary celebrations

A charity that this month celebrates 10 years of helping people affected by dementia will mark the milestone with a programme of activities backed by many of its neighbours in Hull city centre. Two businesses are joining forces to present a fundraising quiz in aid of the Butterflies Memory Loss Support Group later this month and a third will host a dinner in May. But the events will start with an exhibition in Hull Minster on Tuesday, March 17 – the [...]

A Coronavirus Update to all Staff & Interpreters/Translators

As you are all most likely aware, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become more widespread, so we would like to inform all of our colleagues and freelancers of the necessary precautions to take whilst out and about. Do: cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze put used tissues in the bin immediately wash your hands with soap and water often – use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available try [...]

AA Global minds its language services with interpreter forum

A merchant seaman from Libya and a former medical supplies executive from Yorkshire are playing a key part in helping AA Global develop its translation and interpretation capabilities. Mansour Saleh and Tony Allen are joined by colleagues from nations including Poland, Romania, China and Syria as members of an interpreters’ forum set up by the company to connect more closely with the company’s 1,000 linguists in the Hull area. By providing a link between patients and health professionals including doctors and [...]

AA Global Squad Lines up in Race For Life

The AA Global Squad added to the army of runners taking part in this year’s Race for Life in Hull to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Kate Peck, Translation Co-ordinator at AA Global’s office in Hull city centre was determined to join the 5k run this year after missing out because of holiday in 2018. In no time at all she was joined by colleagues at the company, with the team of nine expecting to raise around £500 for [...]

AA Global Celebrates Year of Achievement

AA Global was shortlisted in the Best Business Progression category and, although the company was pipped at the post by tech and gadget specialists Stuf, CEO Kirk Akdemir said the celebration was a symbol of a memorable year. He said: “We’ve increased our staff to more than 30, with around 25 based in Hull, we’ve built an international team of around 14,000 translators and interpreters covering more than 500 languages and dialects, and we’ve relocated our office into the [...]

Translation Role for AA Global in Kazakhstan Project

A Hull-based business which is supplying heating and ventilation systems to the energy sector worldwide turned to another company in the city to provide specialist translation services for a major overseas contract worth £8 million. North Sea Ventilation (NSV) brought in fellow Chamber Member AA Global Language Services to translate drawings and other documents into Russian as part of its work on the project in Kazakhstan. NSV employs around 80 people at its premises in West Carr Lane, Hull and overseas [...]

Talking Technology at Language Services Specialist

A leading language services company is investing in communicating by technology to bring together its thousands of clients, translators and interpreters. AA Gobal, a key supporter of the Chamber’s International Trade Centre, has started work on an app which will improve services for its clients in the public and private sectors and make life easier for its multilingual team. Kirk Akdemir, Chief Executive of the company, which expanded to Hull from its first office in Worcester in 2011, said the latest [...]