Plain English Campaign Ltd

Organisation providing plain English documents and publications


Since 1979, they have been campaigning against gobbledygook, jargon and misleading public information. They have helped many government departments and other official organisations with their documents, reports and publications. They believe that everyone should have access to clear and concise information

Services provided:

Entirely independent, the campaign funds itself through its commercial services, which include editing and training. They have worked with thousands of organisations ranging from UK Government departments to World Bowls, helping them make sure their public information is as clear as possible.

They have over 14,000 members in 80 countries and their Crystal Mark is now firmly established as a guarantee that a document is written in plain English. It appears on over 23,000 documents.

Additional information:

For more information, please see their website. There are a series of free guides on how to write in plain English available from the website.


PO Box 3
New Mills
High Peak
SK22 4QP

Phone: 01663 744 409
Fax: 01663 747 038

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