Writing in Plain English – 2024


Simplify your Business Writing

No one has ever read a document and said, “This is too uncomplicated”.

To convince your readers, use plain English rather than technical jargon and complex terms.

Writing in plain English helps us communicate better with our readers. It involves the use of simple, active sentences made up of familiar and concrete words.

If you want to communicate for greater clarity and impact for your clients and colleagues, this is the webinar for you.

Explore how to create purposeful documents that engage with readers for excellent results.

In this practical webinar, our expert facilitator Julia Shallcrass will teach you how to:

  • Fulfil your purpose of writing to your readers
  • Write with simple and active sentences in plain English
  • Select simple and appropriate wording for clear copy
  • Use strong verbs and nouns that resonate with your readers
  • Avoid using jargon and words that confuse your readers
  • Use plain English in a variety of formats, including emails, letters, reports and documents
  • Revise and edit writing for clear and concise documents

This webinar focuses on how to write effectively, so you can communicate clearly with your clients and colleagues.


This practical webinar will help you:

  • Write with your reader in mind so you can fulfil your purpose
  • Write in plain English for clear and concise copy
  • Use simple words and short sentences for greater understanding
  • Identify common issues in technical and business writing
  • Avoid using jargon and language that your reader does not understand
  • Edit and proofread your own documents and correspondence


This webinar is useful for all professionals in any industry seeking to simplify their writing.

It is useful for anyone wanting to communicate clearly and write effectively for better working relationships.


Julia Shallcrass, Director and Lawyer/Employment Law Educator, KiwiBoss Limited

1.5 CPD Hours

  • Aug 06
    • $215.00 excl. GST
    Tue, 10:30 AM NZST - Tue, 12:00 PM NZST Online
    • $215.00 excl. GST

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All registrants to a live webinar will automatically be sent a recording at the end of that week along with a full transcript of the webinar, regardless of whether you attended or not.

Sole practitioners

A discount on webinars is available for sole practitioners. Please contact us at NZ‑learning@wolterskluwer.com to confirm eligibility.