Policies and procedures writing training course on 22 and 23 March 2023

We’ve scheduled a public policies and procedures writing training course for the mornings of 22 and 23 March 2023. The course will be delivered in two sessions: The first half between 09:30-12:30 (UK time), and the second half on the next day between 09:30-12:30 (UK time). It will be delivered over Microsoft Teams. This course… Read more »

Vacancy: #4525 Contract Technical Writer WFH/London

A UK government department is looking to recruit a contract technical writer to create and manage technical documentation for service teams, and to document its decisions and how things work. They need someone who will: Write technical documentation for internal users and government services, including API documentation and technical guidance Understand GOV.UK style and write… Read more »

Podcast 131: Diana Logan on GitLab and Hackathons

We talk to Diana Logan, Manager, Technical Writing at GitLab, about Gitlab’s approach to documentation and code. We discuss: Working in an “Docs as Code” environment The upcoming GitLab Docs Hackathon Working for a fully remote, asynchronous organisation More information: GitLab Docs Hackathon 23 – 27 January, 2023 Five fast facts about docs as code… Read more »

Improving slideuments – a makeover

We’ve been posting some videos on YouTube that provide tips relating to business and technical communication. Our most recent video is about slideuments. A slideument is a cross between a slide deck and a document. In this video, we go through how a slideument can be improved to make it easier to read as a document…. Read more »