Rates effective from 1st January 2013.


(Palantype equipment rental and pre-dictionary work inclusive). £350 per attendance.


Car mileage rate at 45 pence per mile. Car parking fee (where appropriate) / Standard rail fare / Standard air fare / Taxis, where necessary, if travelling by public transport.
Travel time: Inclusive within fee rate.

Transcript fees

First-draft transcript at £50.

Cancellation fees

Cancellation fees: 0-7 days notice = 100% (full fee),
8-14 days notice = 50% (half fee).

Interest charges

10% surcharge on payments received more than 2 calendar months from date of invoice.

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