Established in 1991, Syntax designs and creates plain English business documents, including marketing, financial, legal and technical. We are expert in simplifying and rationalising system-generated templates for large-volume correspondence.
Managing director and founder, Ron Ringer, is the author of numerous books including educational textbooks and commissioned histories. He also works with academics at leading universities to prepare grant submissions, as well as academic articles for publication.
Whether your audience is the customer, stakeholder, investor, or regulatory authorities
– we provide a better brand experience.
We bring an objective, external assessment to the task of improving complex documentation.
We create clear, concise and effective customer communications and technical documentation.
We create plain language, easy-to-use sales and marketing documents that fulfil all legal and compliance requirements.
We apply a multi-disciplinary approach, using our skills as writers and publishing consultants to form a project team with in-house stakeholders, including legal, compliance, IT, marketing and product owners.
We create cost efficiencies and business process improvement through the redesign and redrafting of complex documentation.
When required, Ron Ringer partners with senior and experienced writers to provide the
scale of service you require.
Ron Ringer is a versatile and fluent historian.
- Geoffrey Blainey AC FAHA FASSA - Australian historian
Creating a better customer experience through plain language documents.
Allianz – MMI Insurance Limited
Australian Casualty & Life Limited
ANZ Banking Group
Bankers Trust Financial Group
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
INPRO Australia Pty Ltd
FAI Life Limited
Johnson Taylor Limited – Stockbrokers
Mercantile Mutual Life Limited
National Australia Bank
Perpetual Financial Services
Principal Financial Group
Richard Oliver International
St George Bank
ADT Security – part of Tyco International
Computer Power Group
Comet Satellite and Cable
Grubits & Associates – Fire Safety Engineers
Zodiac Groupe International
Lancomm Pty Ltd
APM Services Pty Ltd
KJB Engineering Pty Ltd
Technical Architects Pty Ltd
Woolworths Liquor Group
Australian Graduate School of Management
Australian Council of Business Deans
The Australian Museum
University of Sydney – School of Business, Faculty of Education
DTEC – NSW Department of Training and Education Co-ordination
UTS – Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology
University of Konstanz, Germany
Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius
Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania
Australian Supermarkets Institute
ALPGA – Australian Liquid Petroleum Gas Association
Australian Business Limited
Billy Blue Group
Gotham City Press
Southern Star Entertainment
Three Six Zero Partnership
Maxwell Macmillan Publishing Australia
Ernst & Young
NSW Department of Housing
Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA)
The Wayside Chapel
St Jude’s Church, Randwick
Managing Director of Syntax
Ron Ringer is an independent academic, consulting historian, and technical writer. He established Syntax Writing in 1990 and since that time has worked with many of Australia’s leading banks, tertiary institutions, and corporations on a diverse range of projects. These include simplifying legal and banking documentation (Plain English), B2B and B2C customer and marketing collateral and automated correspondence, as well as advertising and marketing brochureware. He has also been commissioned to research and write numerous institutional histories and educational textbooks. Ron is an accomplished presenter, speaker, and workshop facilitator and has made numerous appearances on national radio networks in Australia.
Ron has had a long association with the School of Business at The University of Sydney, providing teaching and learning support, presenting grant writing seminars, and editing peer-reviewed journal articles for publication in international journals. From 2018-2020 he held a part-time lectureship at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilnius Tech) in Lithuania, where he taught academic writing. Ron continues to provide English language editing services to universities in Lithuania and Australia.
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