Who are WITS?
The Wales Interpretation and Translation Service (WITS) opened in 2009 operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. WITS was originally a collaboration between the Welsh Assembly Government, Cardiff County Council, and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and we are now the primary supplier of language professionals for over 30 public sector clients.
WITS sources professional interpreters and translators for public sector throughout Wales in over 120 languages include British Sign Language.
WITS is a non-profit organisation working directly with the public sector to support members of the public who don’t speak English / Welsh as their first language access services. WITS has grown to now handling approximately 40,000 requests annually for Interpretation and Translation support working with over 700 registered self-employed interpreters based through Wales and the UK.
For over 10 years WITS has delivered a high-quality, community centred, ethically driven services to all its customer and continues to work closely with clients to develop the service.
WITS provides a full range of language support:
- Face to Face
- Remote (Telephone or Video)
- On demand (Telephone or Video)
- Video Recording (BSL)
- Document translation / Proof Reading
- Braille translation