Interpretation and Translation Services
Framework Agreement Description
The Interpretation and Translation Services Framework Agreement provides a variety of translation and interpretation services. The services on this framework agreement include face to face (spoken language), British sign language (BSL), telephone interpretation and translation, document translation, plus video translation and interpretation.
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Framework Agreement Information
When does the framework agreement start?
01 May 2021 - 30 April 2025
Who can take advantage of the framework?
NHS and Public Sector organisations
The Interpretation and Translation Services Framework covers all your language service needs. The Service Level Agreement (SLA) is flexible enough to be amended to reflect local demand, fill rates, qualification or experience levels and travel cost considerations.
• Lot 1 Face to Face (spoken language)
• Lot 2 British Sign Language (BSL) (F2F, Video and Document)
• Lot 3 Telephone Interpreting
• Lot 4 Document Translation and ancillary services
• Lot 5 Video Interpretation
• Lot 6 One Stop Shop
Additional services such as transcription, website localisation and accessibility, foreign language appointment reminders plus many more.
What are the benefits of using the framework?
• OJEU AVOIDANCE
A compliant procurement exercise has been already undertaken to ensure that the framework suppliers meet all key standards and requirements, saving valuable time and resources.
• DIRECT AWARD
Ability to directly award a contract to approved suppliers on the framework providing a timely and compliant route to market to meet your requirements.
Opportunity to run a mini-competition to meet the bespoke requirements of each organisation as well as helping to drive further competitive pricing.
• QUALITY OF SERVICE PROVISION
The experience and capability of suppliers has been robustly tested via the process to establish the framework agreement giving full confidence in the approved suppliers.
• CHOICE OF SUPPLIERS
A broad choice of suppliers including large national suppliers and local SMEs.
• GEOGRAHIC COVERAGE
Suppliers are able to supply all regions of the UK.
• 'ONE STOP SHOP'
The ability to source all your requirements in this area as part of a single solution.
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