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SCPR Limited - Plain English training and editing for the public and private sector

Our company

SCPR Ltd was formed in 1996 by husband and wife team, Andrew and Shirley Carnegie. Since then, the company has worked with public, private and third sector organisations across the UK to deliver top quality plain English training, editing and copywriting services.

Shirley Carnegie spent many years working at senior level for one of the UK's most prominent London local authorities. During that time, she built up a considerable working knowledge of public and political sector PR, media and communications. SCPR clients now benefit from Shirley's unrivalled insight into the complexities of public sector communications.

SCPR's excellent reputation in terms of cost, reliability, technical skills and understanding of clients' needs has now reached the private sector with many large national and international companies turning to SCPR to help improve their internal and external communications.

SCPR is now one of the UK's leading plain English services providers.

Other services

As well as our training and editing services, we offer plain English reviews to assess the strengths and weaknesses of an organisation's corporate communications. We offer a wide range of communications audits and reviews to suit your needs. Each option guarantees great value for money and a helpful follow-up service. Click here for details.

Shirley Carnegie

Shirley CarnegieAlongside her professional writing and editing commitments, Shirley's involvement in the written word extends into other areas.

She is the author of three books The Africa Series and is currently working on a fourth novel. You can find out more about Shirley Carnegie the author at www.shirleycarnegie.com

Shirley is also a professional eulogy writer. To find out more, please visit www.theeulogywriter.co.uk

Andrew Carnegie

Following requests from clients, SCPR designed and launched an online plain English training course, which closely matched the content of the popular in-house and open courses. The online version went live in June 2011 and is managed by SCPR's Technical Director, Andrew Carnegie. Click here to find out more.

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"Shirley was great to work with. She was enthusiastic and encouraging and really picked up on the ethos and excellence of the school. I can’t recommend her highly enough!"

Nicola Massey
Head Teacher
Harrington Hill Primary School

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