This style guide is intended to help authors and editors to communicate Eurofound's work in the clearest and most consistent way possible. It sets out important standards, rules and conventions for writing, editing and creating print and online publications in English. Some of the rules are based on those applied across EU institutions, emanating from the style guide issued by the EU Publications Office. Others have been formulated according to English language conventions outlined in the English language style guides of publications such as The Economist and the Guardian. Where possible, the guide has been adapted to reflect the type of research material produced by Eurofound. The guide is for use by all Eurofound authors and editors – both internal and external.