House style

We have a set of standards, which state how written communication should be formatted.

Understanding users

Find out more about who our users are and how to write and structure your content to have the most impact.

Presenting data

Guidance for creating charts and tables and best practice for using colour in your work.


Guidance for writing a bulletin, including how to structure it so that users can find what they need.


Guidance for writing an article, including the different types of articles and how to structure them.


We are legally required to make our content simple for users with different abilities to navigate, read and interpret.


Guidance for writing about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the UK and how to highlight quality issues.