Badly designed forms and obscure language aren’t just risible; they waste money and damage public services
Confusing language is frustrating. But beyond our frustration are real consequences if we misunderstand government documents and regulations.
A very good point about how to make a political hashtag have impact.
Market analysts and investors often take fright at women being appointed to a board. This is because women are perceived as poorly performing – even though the evidence points in the opposite direction.
More comedy genius from Australia’s Clarke and Dawe: You can also watch this on YouTube.
Online voting is open to everyone until 2nd December.
Electoral Commission recommends near 40% increase in constituency spending limits – but they’ll cover a longer period
Running through to mid-December is an Electoral Commission consultation on updating election expense limits for UK Parliamentary elections and also for English and Welsh local elections. For general elections, the combined impact of inflation and an increase in the length of the Parliamentary timetable since the last review in 2005 means the Electoral Commission is […]
Prime Minister David Cameron appeared to accidentally follow a high-class escort agency on Twitter.
If Micahel Ashcroft really is right, then Conservative MPs are far worse at building up incumbency votes based on their name than Liberal Democrat ones.
The Ofcom website isn't quite a winner in the plain English stakes.
Had a series of calls from 01625 664 756 where whenever you answer the phone, it just goes dead? These sort of silent calls are meant to be controlled by strict regulation, but the phone marketing industry in the UK has a fair number of questionable firms who regularly flout the rules – until people complain […]