A transcript analysis of Joe Biden’s powerful victory speech

Readability is key in political language. Readable will analyse how Joe Biden uses plain language to reach a vast and divided nation. 

9 November 2020 by Laura Kelly

What is the average person’s reading level?

What is the average person's reading level and how can you write for it?

21 August 2020 by Laura Kelly

Does UK COVID-19 advice contain too much jargon?

Ciara Lawrence speaks to BBC News about lack of clarity in the UK government's COVID-19 messaging and what it means for people with learning disabilities.

13 July 2020 by Laura Kelly

How much is your time worth? Readability and money

Readability has been shown to save companies time and money. Learn more about using readability as a style guideline and examples of successes.

1 July 2020 by Laura Kelly

What are glue words and how do they affect readability?

Glue words can often dampen your efforts to shorten your sentences for readability. What are glue words and how can you remove them to sharpen your content? 

4 June 2020 by Laura Kelly

Study shows the accessibility of top websites needs work. How can we combat digital discrimination?

Today is #GAAD2020 - Global Accessibility Awareness Day. We’re focusing on how readability is essential in creating an inclusive digital landscape. 

21 May 2020 by Laura Kelly

Readability and Coronavirus: scoring top-ranked advice

We've scored the top-ranking results on Google for a Coronavirus-related search. Find out why readability and health literacy are important to the public.

12 March 2020 by Laura Kelly

Brexit. Clear as mud? Insight Agents investigate 

Insight Agents wanted to find out how readable Brexit documents were. They used Readable for their surprising findings. What does their analysis tell us? 

7 February 2020 by Laura Kelly

Boris Johnson wins ‘foot in mouth’ of the year and other Plain English award highlights

Plain English Campaign have partnered up with Confused.com for the Plain English Awards 2019. What was the best and worst of readability this year?

11 December 2019 by Laura Kelly

Subscriber focus: What are Andy Healey’s top UX readability tips?

For this installment of our ‘subscriber focus’ series, we caught up with Andy Healey from Shopify about readability and UX. How does readability help build trust in UX content? 

14 November 2019 by Laura Kelly

Plain language at PLAIN 2019: Readable goes to Oslo

Readable headed to the most important plain language event of the year. What does PLAIN stand for and how did the conference remind us of our core values?

3 October 2019 by Laura Kelly

Subscriber focus: How does Candi Williams ensure clarity in her content design?

Readability is a key part of Candi Williams' content design strategy. How does this content expert use Readable to achieve her writing goals? 

29 August 2019 by Laura Kelly