NALA's Plain English Editing and Training service

Plain English is a way of presenting information that helps someone understand it the first time they read or hear it. When you use plain English, you:

  • use clear, concise and accurate language,
  • order your points logically, including only necessary detail, and
  • use clean design to make your writing more attractive and easier to follow.
This is our Plain English Mark for approved documents and websites.
NALA's plain English website - plain English editing and training website
  • It makes good business sense.
  • Your reader can better understand your information.
  • You will provide more efficient customer service.
  • Clearer information leads to fewer complaints and repeated questions.

We have provided plain English training and editing services to many public and private sector organisations:

  • Census Office
  • Electric Ireland
  • Food Safety Authority of Ireland
  • Houses of the Oireachtas
  • Director of Corporate Enforcement

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