About Us

WE HAVE BEEN HERE SINCE 1232

Well, not exactly us, but our present office address has been a focus of trade from the Middle Ages.

First an Assembly for the Wool Trade where “staples” (geddit?) of wool were weighed and taxed, then in the 15th century it was leased to the Inns of Court to house students training to become barristers. It remained a legal hub until sold to auctioneers in 1884 for £80,000. It survived (so just) the Great London Fire of September 1666, but was directly hit in August 1944 by a German doodlebug.

Home to Dr Johnson and written about by Charles Dickens, “it is one of those nooks the turning into which, out of the clashing streets, imparts to the relieved pedestrian the sensation of having put cotton in his ears and velvet soles on his boots”.

Today Staple Inn remains a centre of commerce and trade and Aplomb is proud to be part of this almost 800-year tradition. Now a cornucopia of almost 40 thriving small to medium sized businesses in the heart of legal and commercial London, the story continues. So, if you are located nearby or just passing through, come up and see us. Meet our dedicated team and whatever your language needs, we will be delighted to put our 33 years of experience at your disposal.

We help businesses create international expansion through unique intuitively crafted linguistic solutions. Our specialist flexible and adaptable processes combine efficient professionalism with security, expertise and confidentiality. From financial regulation to marketing, translation is now a leading element of business development. Aplomb advises on multilingual projects at the modelling stage, to ensure you convey your message well in all languages. Speedy, efficient, individually tailored service by qualified professionals. Why not turn your words into business with Aplomb?

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KIM

Aplomb Global CEO
Maisie

MAISIE

Translation Project Manager
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KAROLINA

Head of Translations
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WING

Translations Manager

Our expertise

Our vast pool of more than 1,800 accredited and Aplomb-certified linguists, represents the best in the business, which means we deliver reliable language services – on time, every time! Most of our translators and interpreters have been working with us for more than 10 years, and all new linguists are carefully screened and tested. Additionally, many of our linguists hold advanced degrees in linguistics and/or specific technical fields, and all have knowledge in highly-specialised subject areas, from law and medicine to sciences and engineering.

Aplomb specialises in highly technical translation, interpreting, multilingual projects, website and audiovisual localisation services, and certified, notarised and legalisation services in more than 120 languages and dialects. 

Aplomb is also a corporate member of both the Institute of Translators and Interpreters (ITI) and the American Translators Association (ATA).

All our work is carried out securely and we are Cyber Essentials certified.

 

Our comprehensive subject matter experience encompasses:

  1. Advertising & Marketing
  2. Biotech & Pharmaceutical
  3. Business & Finance
  4. Energy & Renewables
  5. Entertainment
  6. Government
  7. Legal
  8. Medical & Healthcare
  9. Military & Defence
  10. Non-Profit & Associations
  11. Patent & Intellectual Property
  12. Property
  13. Public Services & Community Outreach
  14. Scientific (including Life Sciences)
  15. Transport, Shipping & Marine
  16. Technology
  17. Training & eLearning (Education)

The Human Factor

When it comes to translation, the Human Factor prevails at Aplomb. Top linguists choose to work with Aplomb. Top law firms, financial institutions and corporations trust Aplomb to provide high-end translations and interpreting.

Aplomb ID Verification for Translators

To safeguard translators’ professional IDs (often used fraudulently), mitigate risks of use of fraudulent translations and verify the ID of translators, Aplomb created our innovative in-house solution for ID and skill-set verification of translators to create a unique database of Aplomb Certified translators approved to carry out work.

Aplomb Certified Translations

Aplomb’s certified translations can be backchecked to our database. We ensure your translation is carried out and signed by the required professional to meet the guidelines of the jurisdiction of your choice.

Cyber Essentials Certified

Aplomb is Cyber Essentilas Certofied

Purpose and Values with Aplomb

Aplomb’s mission is to advance sustainable relationship growth and financial opportunity across the globe through improved cross-cultural communication. Drawing upon over 33 years of experience providing interpreting and translation to the world’s leading businesses, banks, and institutions, we work with our professional Aplomb-verified linguists to advance the success of our clients, broaden individual prosperity and uplift the quality of life for all through empowering people with communication skills for global cooperation. 

How does Aplomb ensure Quality?

Linguists are experienced, qualified professionals, carefully selected by Aplomb.

Top world linguists chose to work with Aplomb and we maintain exceptional working relationships with our translators to ensure we can deliver the highest quality, securely and on time.

Aplomb individually tailors every job, matching our best skilled translators and interpreters to both the specialist field and language pairs for each matter.

All work is treated as confidential. We put confidentiality agreements in place. We adhere to client security requirements and adapt our processes where relevant.

Work is mainly done by translators within the UK and the EU, but to comply with customers’ regulatory and security compliance, where requested we are able to restrict the geographic location of assignments.

ID credentials and professional qualifications checked. We know who is handling your IP.

We have confidentiality agreements with all our translators and interpreters. 

Translations are proofread by the initial linguist, then checked again. This ensures our high standard of professional quality. 

Every Aplomb translation is thoroughly checked by our managers in-house. Some translations will be edited several times before being delivered to you. We do this in a way that guarantees your translation is delivered on time, and to a high standard. 

Translations have a 30-day guarantee – full terms & conditions are available here.

Extreme Speed is achieved by a coordinated team of translators whose work is then brought together and collated for consistency by a single editor.

From Quote to Delivery, all work is thoroughly overseen and checked by our Aplomb-certified translation managers.

Unfailing patience

“I am writing on behalf of FPC Greenway to thank you and your team of translators for your hard work and unfailing patience with the extreme pressure that was demanded of you over the past couple of weeks.

I have received numerous telephones calls and letters from my client and their advisors who are most complimentary to FPC Greenway and their suppliers”

5/5

FPC Greenway