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The difference between a typist and a transcriptionist

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What is the difference between a typist and transcriptionist?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

We often get asked what is the difference between a typist and transcriptionist, after all both roles essentially involve typing. Our answer can often be lengthy. Before we explore the differences, we think it might be best to share what they have in common.
Both

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  • 9 months ago
Top 5 questions to ask a transcription service

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Top Five Questions to Ask a Transcription Service

Posted By Cathy Bennett

If you are new to the transcription industry and have never used a transcription service before, but find that you have the need to, here are our top questions you should ask before choosing a transcription provider

Who will be transcribing of your work?

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  • about 1 year ago
How to improve your words per minute

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The Top Three Ways to Use Transcription in your Business

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Many businesses are adopting transcription to streamline administrative tasks, freeing up valuable time to focus on business goals and projects.
Here are our top three ways transcription can be beneficial and save time and money:

Record ideas and project goals – All successful projects

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Blog: Podcast Transcription

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Podcast Transcription – How and why you should consider it

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The podcast has revolutionised the way we communicate content to the public, it has been perfect for; Schools, colleges, universities, businesses, the travel industry, not to mention more common forms of media such as: radio programmes, magazines, political broadcasts, religious organisations, TV commentary and newspapers.
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  • over 2 years ago
How to transcribe the Rio Olympics

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Transcription and the Rio Olympics 2016

Posted By Cathy Bennett

The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is only a few days away. This is the first Olympic Games ever to be held in South America.
This years games has not been without its controversy, with political, economic and health crises

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Transcription Services what are the differences?

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Spot the difference in Transcription Services?

Posted By Cathy Bennett

All transcription services are the same…
Wrong… there are significant differences between different types of transcription services available, this blog explores these differences.
Edited Transcriptions
This is where the transcriber can omit parts of the audio file as long as the meaning of the recording

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Blog: Has technology impacted on how we communicate

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How technology has impacted on the way we communicate

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Technology has advanced considerably over the last century, the birth of the internet sped up our advancement and indeed desire for new and improved communication services, but just how much has changed?
Early forms of communication
Early forms of communication mainly centered on the use

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Blog: Human or machine transcription, which is best

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Human Vs Machine

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Who will win in the battle of transcription?
There’s a lot of voice recognition and transcription software in the market, which claims to be the perfect transcription solution out there, but is automated software better than a human?
Find out in our post below:

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Blog: Trancription and confidentiality

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Transcription and Confidentiality

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Definition of confidentiality

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Disclosure

Posted By Cathy Bennett

An emotive subject, disclosure has two aspects to it, both of which can affect you as an employer.

The dictionary definition of disclosure is:

The two aspects of disclosure for an employer are:

Disclosure when recruiting
Disclosure made by an employee
Disclosure and Recruitment

As an employer, dependent on the nature of the role you are recruiting for, you may need to request a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

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Voting

Posted By Cathy Bennett

Here in the UK, for some parts of the country, there is a vote to be cast on Thursday 5th May.

Voters in 41 police force areas in England & Wales, excluding London, will elect a Police and Crime Commissioner. [1] Turn out in the last PCC elections – in November 2012- was poor, at an average of 15.1%.

To find out more about the elections happening across the UK, visit the

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May… we help? – May Bank Holiday

Posted By Cathy Bennett

This weekend sees the May Bank Holiday in the UK, a three day weekend, where historically banks and businesses would close.
Weather

It’s a running joke in the UK that, on the day that we have a day off work due to the bank holiday, it rains. The forecast, for the South East, at least, on Monday 2nd May, says cloudy, but not necessarily any rain.
Origins

The May Day holiday is the fourth of eight bank holidays in the UK.

British bank holidays are public holidays

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