Country : AustraliaType of content : Online information Plain language and better communication resources to help you improve your communication skills.
A community of federal employees from different agencies promoting the use of plain language for government communications. It provides training, information on plain language requirements and guidelines, and plenty of resources and examples to get you inspired.
A UK-based editing business • We give detailed editing suggestions on draft consumer contracts such as bank and credit-card terms and conditions, and hire-purchase agreements. This may lead to accreditation of the documents with the Clear English Standard logo. • We base our suggestions on more than 40 years’ work in the field. We aim […]
A foundation seeking to improve access to justice in New South Wales. It provides resources and guidelines for writing and useful guides to Australian law. The Foundation also publishes a monthly newsletter on plain language.
The government office responsible for drafting legislation. It has published a plain English manual and a guide on drafting clear and simple legislation.
Published in The Clarity Journal 79 – 2018 The Plain Language Working Group is born – and gets to work The journey towards this options paper began at the 2007 PLAIN conference in Amsterdam. Three plain language organizations were considering issues, such as whether we should establish international standards for plain language, and what exactly […]
Published in The Clarity Journal 79 – 2018 The Standards Committee of the International Plain Language Federation is working to develop an international standard for plain language through the International Organisation of Standardization. The Standards Committee of the International Plain Language Federation is working to develop an international standard for plain language through the International […]
Published in The Clarity Journal 54 – 2005 Introduction As part of the conference on “Clarity and Obscurity in Legal Language” in Boulogne, we organized two panels of expert drafters — two master classes. We thought it would be interesting and instructive to see how different experts approached the same drafting assignment. In this issue, […]