Expert website accreditation services

The internet has revolutionized how businesses communicate and operate. Maintaining a strong online presence is crucial to success. One of the keys to staying competitive online is ensuring your website is engaging, easy to read and free from spelling or grammatical errors. Plain Language Commission provides a professional and accurate website accreditation service. Our expert editors work with companies, small businesses and government organizations throughout the United Kingdom and the world.

Document Accreditation


Website Accreditation


Document and website editing


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The Clear English Standard for websites is shown here. Ideally you’ll put it on your home page, but it can go on any ‘accessibility’ page you have.

After six months’ accreditation, sites that reach a very high standard can attain our GOLD level, also shown here.

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What’s the process?

Please ask us for an estimate of the cost using the form below. After the cost is agreed, every site undergoes a four-stage process: editing, monitoring, a pre-accreditation check and regular maintenance. For more about these stages, click on ‘Process guide’.

What are the accreditation criteria?

Our criteria are simple: your website should be clear, easy to read and as free from grammatical and spelling errors as possible. Our team will focus on the purpose of the site, its content, its structure, and the language. For more details, please read the process guide.


To receive an estimate of the cost of getting your website accredited, please use the form below.

There is no charge for an estimate, but the minimum editing charge is £250 + VAT.

Website accreditation: request for no-obligation estimate.

    A strong online presence means having websites that are easy to read and free from errors. To find out more about our website accreditation services, drop us an email on or call +44 (0) 1663 733177.