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Wolfestone Group

An award-winning, full-service provider of professional language solutions

How did Wolfestone Group start?

Wolfestone Group was founded in 2006 by two entrepreneurs. Its intention was, and still is, to raise the standards of the global language services industry, to be innovative in devising solutions and ethical in dealing with all stakeholders.

Today, Wolfestone Group is an award-winning, full-service provider of professional language solutions that encompasses four specialist companies, incorporating translation and localization; multimedia services including multi-lingual voice over, subtitling and captioning services and language training.

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The Wolfestone Group story

  • 2006: Wolfestone Translation was founded by Anna Bastek and Roy Allkin.
  • 2008: Wolfestone Group's first overseas office was opened in Germany.
  • 2009: Roy Allkin is appointed Chair of industry body the ATC.
  • 2012: Anna Bastek wins UK Director of the Year (SME).
  • 2014: Wolfestone launched sub-brand, VoiceBox.
  • 2015: Alex Parr appointed Managing Director.
  • 2016: Wolfestone celebrates its 10-year anniversary.
  • 2017: Wolfestone Group announced the acquisition of RLI
  • 2019: Wolfestone opens an office in Romania.

  • 2020: Wolfestone Group acquired language training company City Lingual.
  • 2020: Wolfestone Group breaks record for highest revenue month ever two months consecutively.

Leading The Industry

Wolfestone is an accredited member of the American Translators Association (ATA); Association of Translation Companies (ATC) and the European Union of Associations of Translation Companies (EUATC), who each insist on minimum levels of professionalism and quality.

Wolfestone also holds independently verified international standards ISO 17100:2015 and ISO 9001:2015.

Awards (2018 - 2020)

Wolfestone Group has now won or been a finalist in over 50 business awards since 2008.

2020

  • Corporate Acquirer of the Year award (Shortlisted) Insider Wales
  • Anna Bastek for Welsh Women’s Awards, Business Woman of The Year (Shortlisted)


2019

  • Anna Bastek for Welsh Women’s Awards, Business Woman of The Year (Finalist)
  • Entrepreneurs’ Team of the Year, NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards for Wales (Finalist)
  • “Ones to Watch” – European Business Awards
  • Translator of the Year – ATC Language Industry Summit Awards (Finalist)
  • Company of the Year – ATC Language Industry Summit Awards (Finalist)

2018

  • Best Language Service Provider for Training and Personal Development – Employer in Localization Awards (Winner)
  • “Ones to Watch” – European Business Awards
  • Scale-Up Business of the Year (Winner) – Welsh Regional FSB Awards
  • Scale-Up Business of the Year (UK Finalist) – FSB Awards
  • Workplace Culture (Winner) – Lotus Awards
  • Business Services Business of the Year (Finalist) – South Wales Business Awards
  • Project Manager of the Year – ATC Language Industry Summit Awards
  • “Highly Commended”, Inspiring Great Leadership – Leading Wales Awards
  • Leadership in the Private Sector Award (Winner) – Leading Wales Awards
  • Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year (Finalist) – NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

And many more...

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