'The Seven Deadly Writing Sins' - free paper on business communication

Skills development in technical report and business writing, with Jakki Bendell.

Jakki Bendell is an experienced trainer, coach and facilitator specialising in business communication skills.

She is a tutor for ICE Training's popular Technical Report and Business Writing two day training programme.

For the last eight years, Jakki has delivered workshops, seminars and coaching on all aspects of writing and presenting in a business environment, including report writing, commercial bid writing, developing a business case and essential presentation skills. She has delivered highly effective training programmes to staff at all levels in the engineering, construction, financial services, IT and public sectors.

Free download

Click below to download her paper - The Seven Deadly Writing Sins - for an introduction to writing for business.


Skills development

If you are looking to develop your skills further in this field, we recommend:

Technical Report and Business Writing

This intensive two day training course provides the foundations for effective technical report and business writing in a work environment.

It is designed to give those who are tasked with turning their technical knowledge and expertise into reports used for business planning the knowledge and skills they need.

The programme has been assessed by the Construction CPD Certification Services and its further learning value and structure have been approved as conforming to CPD guidelines.

Why enrol?

  • Be able to produce technical reports that communicate complex information effectively
  • Understand how to plan a technical document for the reader's benefit by being able to identify what the reader’s requirements are
  • Structure a variety of specific business and technical reports
  • Be clear on how to write technically in plain simple English

The next available training date is 27 May, in Birmingham.

Find out more and book online.


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