We help you to stand out from the crowd
Keep it crystal clear – don’t drown in jargon!
Ensure your writing is clear, concise and readable
Our clients include financial services, legal firms and the public sector
We help you build an in-house style guide
Do you want your intended readers to understand the first time they read? As ex-journalists, we understand your challenges – and we share our expertise to help you to write confidently and successfully at work.
Using plain English in a professional style helps you reach your intended readers. Plain English means adapting your language, tone and layout to make it easy for your target audiences to read, skim or scan – and get your messages quickly and effortlessly.
Our business-writing skills courses give you the skills to apply plain professional English to everything your write, from emails to reports and minutes. You can get the challenging, engaging and practical training you need, with tailored courses for small groups (delivered on your site). We can also edit and proofread anything you write.
How we help you to communicate with greater impact
Our tailored writing courses give you the skills to write clearly, concisely and effectively at work. Read more
We can help to ensure all your customer communications are clear, concise, correct and user-focused. Read more
Build your own style guide
There are many ways to present your contact details – but you should be consistent. Choose from the styles here.Read more
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Under the new data protection regulation (GDPR), all companies or organisations which use customers’ personal information, must explain how they process this data.
GDPR also requires that all information provided is concise, transparent, intelligible and easily accessible. Using plain English can help customers to understand quickly and easily.
Our tips and examples can help . . .
Write what you mean. Avoid jargon. Cut dead wood. Don’t waffle. Use correct grammar and punctuation.
You don’t need to be an expert in grammar, punctuation and use of English to be a good writer. The trick is to know where you can get clear, correct and helpful information.