Plain Language Policy template

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Plain Language Policy template2017-12-07T07:00:59+02:00

Version: 1.0 | Publication date: 29 October 2010

Format: A4 electronic editable | Pages: 4

How you benefit

  • Provide general instructions to the organisation on plain language
  • Lay the foundation
  • Record the organisations strategy regards plain language


This policy aims to set out the general policy of the organisation regards plain language.  An instruction from the top.  It is the framework for everything else.  The policy reflects the strategy of the organisation regards plain language.  It is mandatory (everyone on the organisation must comply with the policy) and includes the following:

  • Overall objectives
  • Application of the policy
  • Background
  • Responsibility
  • Directives
  • Guidelines
  • Training
  • Timelines
  • Monitoring

When should you do this?

The policy should be set at the very beginning.  Shortly after the executive briefing and before anything else is done.

Who does it apply to?

It is for all medium to large organisations. The organisations that will find it especially useful are:

  • banks
  • insurance companies
  • retailers
  • law firms


If you are interested, please complete the form on the right or enquire now. We will contact you to find out more about your requirements and give you a quote.