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Plain English public notices
We’ve teamed up with Three Rivers District Council, Dacorum Borough Council and the RNIB (The Royal National Institute of Blind People) to develop Plain English guidelines for public legal notices.
As part of that, Three Rivers and Dacorum are running a brief national survey. Please complete the survey, which will only take a few minutes, and let us know what improvements you would make to public notices.
The survey is open to everyone until September 4. Three Rivers will publish a summary of the results on their website (www.threerivers.gov.uk) by 1 October 2015.
Thank you for your time.
Updated web site
We have updated our website - we hope you find it easier to use.
If you find something that doesn't work, or can't find what you are looking for, please email us on email@example.com.
How often have you read a job advertisement and wondered ‘what do they want, exactly?’
Jobs-market jargon may even have turned you away from a potential appointment. The Daily Telegraph’s Sophie Jamieson has provided a guide, and a quiz, to help you understand some of the terminology.
Yes Prime Minister?
The Prime Minister has urged all civil servants to use plain English when providing information to ministers.
David Cameron, in a letter circulated on 16 July, strongly recommends all officials remain clear in their written communication.
Plain English course in Edinburgh
Places are now available on our Plain English open course in Edinburgh on Wednesday 30 September.
To book a place, just send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for a booking form, or 'phone Terri on 01663 744409.
Open course special offer
We have a small number of places left on the following course:-
Grammarcheck (Wednesday 16 September 2015 in London)
To book this course with a £50 discount on each place, just send an email to us at email@example.com and ask for a special offer booking form, or 'phone Terri on 01663 744409.