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Numbers, weights, measures and dates

Numbers, weights, measures and dates



Numbers one to ten should always be written as words. 11 or above can be in digits.

Weights and measures

Most likely to be used in recipes or when chatting about dimensions – the weight/measure is abbreviated. We should also always use metric measures:

The minimum size for a double room is 2.74 x 2.9m

The house was 110m2

Formatting dates and times

Dates and times should follow this format:

25 February 2019
Monday 25 February 2019

Be wary of Americanised date formats, which start with the month. If you need to use a shortened date format, follow this:


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