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Here is a list of resources, blogs, articles and examples, which we have found useful on the topic.
The Plain English Campaign has produced a series of useful guides on making legal and financial terminology easier to understand.
- Plain English Campaign, The A to Z of legal phrases
- Plain English Campaign, The A to Z of financial terms
A blog on creating a Plain English summary of terms and conditions, by Google:
A blog on taking a new approach to terms and conditions, by Revolut:
A blog on writing terms and conditions, by Termfeed:
- Termsfeed, How to write terms and conditions
An article on the rise of plain English contracts, published by Forbes:
An article on how many people read the terms and conditions, published by The Guardian:
An article on whether complex terms and conditions are legally binding, published by The Conversation:
- The Conversation, If small print ‘terms and conditions’ require a PhD to read, should they be legally binding?
A plain English summary of Climb Creative’s terms and conditions:
- Climb Creative, Terms and conditions