Use the major currency unit before the amount. Don’t use decimals unless using smaller units.


In a sequence of numbers, use the same number of decimal places, even if every number doesn’t have a smaller unit.

£10.43 rising to £12.00.

Don’t use “0.xx million” for amounts less than 1 million, unless in a sequence of numbers.

£3.5 million, £6.5 million and £0.9 million

Write out the smaller unit in full.

15 pence

Currency should use lower case.

The euro is stronger than the pound.

Write out currency as “British pounds”, or “American dollars”.