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 76 – 2018 By Neil James and Susan Kleimann No one could object to the evaluation of texts to assess their quality and effectiveness. Many evaluation methods exist, from readability formulas and expert reviews to usability tests and the analysis of outcomes. Yet in recent years, a divide has developed […]