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How to write clearly using plain English

The voluntary sector is very good at communicating but frequently works with government departments and the corporate world, who aren't. If all around you are using jargon and clunky sentences, after a time you'll find these are the expressions that come to mind. So here are some tips to help you use plain English in your writing.
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