Translations Services Contract – London and Partners Limited

Translations Services Contract – London and Partners Limited

Translation service for high-quality accessible content for our international audiences.

Translation Services

Contract summary


  • Translation services – 79530000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Published date

28 October 2019

Closing date

29 November 2019

Contract start date

13 January 2020

Contract end date

12 January 2023

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London & Partners require a translation service for high-quality accessible content for our international audiences which supports the following objectives:

Engage London’s target audiences
Improve London’s global reputation with target audiences
Convince audiences to choose London and support businesses to grow in London

Language requirements: French (FR), German (DE), Spanish (ES), Italian (IT) and Simplified Chinese (CN). Additional language capabilities of agencies will be captured but not selected for including Japanese and Hindi in case future need arises.

In line with our audience-focussed approach to marketing, the selected agency will need to develop an understanding of our audiences, London & Partners remit and brand values, so that these are reflected in the translation service and related glossaries.

The contract shall be awarded for an initial period of two (2) years, with the option for the Authority to extend for a further one (1) year.
The Supplier shall be able to provide all the following Services included in:
Written Translation, Transcription and Ancillary Services

Translation in this context refers to the conversion of written documents into another language as text.

The below statements outlines the essential requirements for our chosen supplier:

No minimum fee: we often want to translate small and medium sized pieces of copy (e.g. 5 words to 500 words).
No additional charges for translated copy already inserted into documents in standard formats, for e.g. PowerPoint, inline, PDF, MS Excel, InDesign, MS Word.
Acknowledgement of translation requests and delivery of translation timeline confirmation within 6 working hours GMT.
Able to support simultaneous projects (5-10 pieces of copy in the same or multiple languages) and therefore have the capacity to scale quickly and the ability to deliver within 24 hours. Most translation requests will be needed back within 1-3 working days however occasionally same day and pre-planned out of office hours turnaround may be required.
Experience translating for both B2B and B2C audiences.
London & Partners requirements span a wide and diverse customer base which requires a variety of specialisms. These shall include, but are not limited to, marketing, digital and social media, leisure tourism and business tourism, visas, higher education, business development and cutting-edge technology (for example: life sciences, urban, creative and tech).


About the buyer

Contact name

Rob Palmer


2 More London Riverside


020 7234 5687



Other information


Pricing Schedule

Pricing Schedule.xlsx

Terms & Conditions

LP Goods and Services Agreement (1).docx

Translation Copy

Translation Copy.docx

Request For Proposal

RFP Document.docx


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.