Dates and times should be displayed as per the following examples:

  • tax year 2011 to 2012
  • 5.30pm (not 1730hrs)
  • midnight, not 00:00
  • 12 noon, not 12pm
  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • 10 November to 21 December
  • 29 May 2013 (not 29th May 2013)
  • 10am to 11am (not 10-11am)

When referring to 'today' (eg in a news article) make sure you include the date as well; for example: "The minister announced today (14 June 2012) that..."

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