Useful resources: a few of our favourite things

Everyone has a favourite tool that makes life a little easier. At Accuracy Matters, we’re no different (apart from our editorial superpowers!). We’re sharing the useful resources that we like to call on to support us in our roles. Here are a few of our favourite things … (SPOILER ALERT: there are no whiskers on […]

Rachel’s round-up of the year – 2023

Accuracy Matters round-up of the year – 2023

This year was one of big change and big ambition for Accuracy Matters. We worked on more than 300 projects for clients, from display panels of less than 150 words, right through to 800-page reports, ranging from proofreading through to detailed drafting projects and delivering editorial training courses, both in person and online. A snapshot […]

Four reasons to outsource your editorial in 2024

Four reasons to outsource your editorial in 2024

Do you need additional support for your editorial team, ad-hoc assistance, or a reliable regular supplier for a variety of editorial requirements? Tick one thing off your New Year to-do list by outsourcing your editorial in 2024. Read on to discover four reasons why your future self will thank you. 2023 has been a year […]

Professional editorial training – how we do it

Professional editorial training – how we do it

Every wise employer knows that investing in training keeps their staff satisfied and engaged. Did you know that happy and engaged employees do better quality work and make fewer mistakes? And a well-trained employee has a greater understanding of how to do their job effectively – which in turn leads to more positive outcomes and […]

5 ways to put yourself in your reader’s shoes

5 ways to put yourself in your reader’s shoes

When I first started working in publishing, I attended some of the excellent training courses at the Publishing Training Centre. An image that has stuck in my head ever since is a little like the angel and devil on your shoulder – except, for editors/proofreaders, it’s the author and the reader – I’ll leave you […]

Will ChatGPT replace editors?

Will ChatGPT replace editors?

With artificial intelligence (AI) and ChatGPT on the rise, many are wondering if they will replace editors. Discover our answer below.

The First NHS: How John Tomley’s Work Led to Modern Healthcare

The First NHS

This time last year, I thought vaguely about writing a book. Now I have actually written a book called The First NHS and have a publisher! It’s coming out in October. How on earth did that happen? A year ago, I wanted to write a book which shone a light on those of us who […]

Proofreading – why is it so important?

As long as words communicate, it doesn’t matter about spelling and grammar, right? Wrong! In this blog, we look at why proofreading is so important and why for a business it can be make or break. The importance of proofreading Imagine the scene. You’re about to spend a large chunk of your hard-earned cash on […]

What’s the difference between writing and copywriting?

Find out what distinguishes copywriting from other writing – and why knowing the difference can make all the difference to your business. What is copy? The word ‘copy’ ranks pretty high in my everyday vocabulary. Currently, I’m copy-editing an 8,000-word document, putting together a few lines of web copy for a client and writing some back-cover copy for […]

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