My name is Wendy Smythe and I am the owner of WJS Typing Services.


I started WJS Typing Services in July 2005 after being with the MCPS-PRS Alliance for about a year and a half as a legal secretary.  I gained invaluable experience as a legal secretary and have gone on to further that experience since starting WJS Typing Services. 


Before working for the MCPS-PRS Alliance, I was a “temp”, mainly working in London for the legal profession as a secretary.


Companies that I gained experience from includes:-


Taylor Woodrow, Gerald Eve, Knight Frank, Reuters Limited, Entergy Wholesale Operations, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Travel & Personal Underwriters, Help the Aged, Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, Consignia, SLE Limited and King’s College London.


I have had many roles in my 26 year career, some of which are:-


Ø Senior Secretary

Ø Legal Secretary

Ø PA to Director

Ø PA to Managing Director

Ø PA to Chief Executive Officer


Here are some the duties I have performed during my working career:-


Ø typing a high volume of documents including audio typing and transcription of interviews and conferences

Ø handling of incoming and outgoing correspondence

Ø liaison between departments at director level

Ø maintaining the department’s filing system

Ø arranging meetings

Ø maintaining diaries

Ø making travel arrangements

Ø minute taking and the production of minutes

Ø supporting other secretaries/managers within division to assist them in managing work volumes

Ø preparing papers for Board meetings

Ø preparing PowerPoint presentations

Ø preparing information for external organisations to a professional standard

Ø telephony

Ø photocopying

Ø faxing

Ø database entry

Ø database design

Ø basic web page design

Ø answering internal and external queries


Wendy started her own business in 2005 and is now a successful professional transcriptionist and document production specialist with many ongoing clients. 


Tap into the wealth of experience that Wendy has gained, not only in her 26 year career working for a wide-variety of companies, but also running a successful business herself.