Archive for: January

26 April: Re-designing the Digital Services framework contract (London)

Warren Smith is Assistant Director and Head of Strategy, Digital Marketplace, for the Government Digital Service and David Kershaw is Procurement Lead for Digital Marketplace at the UK Cabinet Office. Together, they explained how they re-invented the contracting process and contract terms for supplies of digital services to central and […]


29 June - FCA Handbook: delivering plain language (London)

29 June – FCA Handbook: delivering plain language (London)

Clarity member Alan Blanchard is the editorial team leader at the Financial Conduct Authority. He and his team publish the FCA Handbook, a massive work whose contents regulate much of the financial services industry in the UK. The FCA launched a project to make FCA communications more constructive, […]


7 September - Visualising tax law (London)

Nick Birks works in the Central Customer Directorate at HM Revenue & Customs. He will show us the software used by government departments in Belgium and the Netherlands, and by HMRC, to reveal the structure of the law, and to identify duplication and inconsistency. The results appear as giant posters […]


3 to 5 November – Clarity

3 to 5 November – Clarity

The Business of Clarity: A plain language conference for the law, business, and government. The next clarity conference will be held in Wellington, New Zealand.


8 November - Commercial benefits of plain language (London)

Clarity member Dominiek Braet is Content Delivery & DCX manager at Euroclear – a business providing settlement services for share, bond and fund transactions, holding assets worth 28 trillion Euros, around the world. He continues to work towards making all Euroclear’s daily communications – including its legal documents – support […]


Clarity breakfast (London): 28 January

Clarity breakfast (London): 28 January

Why test a document? Is it worth the time, cost and effort? What should you be looking for? What’s the best way to do it? Discover a quick method for testing documents at the next Clarity event in London on 28 January. In legal writing, the final test of […]