0 2010


Enable2 has inspiration at its very roots. In 2010, they were the Primary Care Interpreting Service within NHS Bradford and Airedale and they used the Government’s Right to Request Scheme to ask for approval to develop a social enterprise for providing interpreting and translation services outside the NHS.

0 2011


As a result, in September of the following year, Enable2 was officially created as a Community Interest Company (CIC), providing much-needed interpreting services to the communities of Bradford.

0 2012


Enable2 celebrated its first birthday photo.

0 2013


Within just a few years, Enable2 was gaining the recognition it deserved for excellence. In 2013, 97.7% of customers stated that they would recommend Enable2 to others in the annual customer survey.

0 2014


In 2014, Liz Weatherill won Bradford’s Inspirational Business Woman of the Year.

0 2015


Always striving for innovation and ways to do things better in the industry, we launched our video interpreting service.

0 2016


We were subsequently highly commended in the 2016 Telegraph and Argus Bradford Means Business Awards for “Business or Technical Innovation of the Year”. Enable2’s geographical coverage started to increase, and a substantial contract in South Yorkshire was secured, also enabling the team to expand.

0 2017


In 2017 Enable2 took the Bradford Means Business award for “Business or Technical Innovation of the Year”. The team also moved to new premises in Bradford, installing a state-of-the-art video interpreting suite.

0 2018


A major contract in East Anglia in 2017 now sees Enable2 grow their coverage in the UK substantially with innovations planned for 2018 to improve yet further the interpreter and customer journeys within Enable2, with ambitions to be the most user-friendly interpreting service in the industry.

0 2019


Enable2 is a double winner at the Association of Translation Companies Awards, with, New Member, and Project Manager of the Year Awards. The 2018/2019 Social Impact Report is published featuring the year’s 16 projects that worked with over 5000 individuals, and video and telephone interpreting sees further innovation.

0 2020


As a response to the Covid-19 virus that spread across the world, Enable2 moved to home-working and launched their bespoke Enable2Connect software, allowing our customers to connect to interpreters quicker and more efficiently than ever before.

0 2021


Enable2 reopened their Community Investment Fund, providing 3 community projects across Yorkshire with over £4,000 to help promote better lifestyles and develop the communities that they work with.