Training

Big-name training clients

  • European Commission   

  • University of Oxford 

  • World Trade Organisation

Writing skills specialist - 18 course repertoire 

Business Writing Skills 

  • Clear and effective writing
  • Copywriting 
  • Minute taking
  • Persuasive writing skills 
  • Press Releases
  • Report writing
  • Speed Reading
  • Writing for results
  • Writing emails

Specialist Courses

  • Feature writing
  • Introduction to journalism

Websites and Blogging 

  • Get Blogging (for beginners)
  • Improve your blog 
  • Writing for the Web 
  • Improving your website's SEO


Essential Writing Skills

  • Editing
  • Grammar 
  • Proofreading
  • Punctuation

3 Benefits of using me .. .

1.)  Use me, and you will get the EXPERTISE of a true professional – from my 8 years spent writing features for national newspapers and magazines, 2003–11

 

2.)  I have wide and adaptable EXPERIENCE, from having worked in the public, private and third sectors.  This means I can quickly get a good grasp of your organisation, your writing needs and objectives.  I hit the ground running.

 

3.)  Thirdly, I bring genuine ENTHUSIASM for your assignment - from my long love of  books, words, news, newspapers … and an interest in different businesses.

 

 

My regular clients (10+ courses)

  • Armada, Birmingham (since 2009)
  • Directory of Social Change, London
  • Hemsley Fraser, London/Nationwide 
  • Kaplan International, London
  • Masterclass, Windsor
  • Media Training, London (since 2008)
  • Oxford University - Department of Continuing Education
  • Reed Learning, London

 

Repeat business customers 

  • Private sector: Intelligent Dialogue, WM Group, Gloucestershire Enterprise,
  • Third Sector: Oxford Community and Voluntary Action, Reading Voluntary Action, Gloucestershire Community and Voluntary Action

Got a quick question?  Want an answer to something?

Tel. 07765 227530 -- 01865 423785 -- robert@perfecttext.org

 

 

Feedback from clients and delegates

 

'Consistently good feedback from delegates'

'No hesitation in recommending Robert' 

'Well reviewed by delegates'

79% rated 'Very good’ or ’Good’ 

(Latter from an independent evaluation of 32 aspects of my training - Hemsley Fraser, 2018)

 

Read more feedback from my clients

Robert's training is interesting and informative,

thorough as well as flexible, participatory and fun.

Miguel Ramskill - Director, TTC Specialist Training

 

 

  • Launching my book, Blackwells Bookshop OXFORD - 2015
  • Report Writing Class, 2016
  • Non-fiction book writing group

Training experience ... in numbers

            10 years  experience, 2008-18

 2260 people trained 

       290+ training courses delivered

450 reviews of websites conducted

2015 - My book is published: Business Writing Tips

For quotes and queries

07765 227530 -- 01865 423785 -- robert@perfecttext.org


Examples - Upcoming courses, 2019

  • WordPress 5.0 Editor, Gutenberg        – Oxford, 15 May  
  • Effective Emailing                                  – London 24 May 
  • How to Write and Publish a Book        – Newbury 7 June 
  • Writing with Clarity and Purpose        – London 17 June 
  • Blogging Drop-in                                   – Oxford, 9 July
  • Speed Reading                                      – London 11 July 
  • Book Writing Group                              – Oxford, 12 July
  • Editing for Effect                                   – London, 18-19 July 
  • Proofreading                                         – London 26 July 
  • Effective Emailing                                 – London 8 August 
  • Writing for the Web                             – London 9 August 
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