Plain English campaign news articles
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- Created on Thursday, 23 July 2015 15:25
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- Created on Thursday, 23 July 2015 13:31
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?
- Created on Monday, 20 July 2015 15:46
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.
Banks blasted by watchdog
- Created on Monday, 06 July 2015 09:45
The FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) has gone after banks once again.
In yet another unsurprising blast, the FCA suggests that banks and other finance companies use too much unreadable jargon in their small print.
- Created on Monday, 06 July 2015 09:23
The Government Digital Service (GDS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS) have teamed up to make sure digital service contracts are written in plain English.
The GDS announced their collaboration with CCS in a blog post. The two have joined forces to help get rid of complex terms and inconsistent, unclear content in the contracts.