The prices here offer an estimated range per service. Actual prices will depend on the word count and the level and urgency of service required. These rates are in line with the recommended minimum rates laid down by the SfEP.

Rates per word

Developmental Edit

  • From £0.0157 to £0.0174 per word.


  • From £0.0113 to £0.0130 per word.


  • From £0.0134 to £0.0151 per word.

Stylistic Edit

  • From £0.0134 to £0.0151 per word.

Beta reading

  • £0.0046 per word

Editor’s Appraisal

  • £0.0114 per word

Hourly rates

  • Reading and research assistance £15
  • Copywriting £20.00

Flat rates

  • Late payment fee £10.00 per month.
  • Rescheduling fee £3.00 per day (Maximum £36.00). See Terms and Conditions.
  • Sample edit (Refunded on final invoice) £20.00


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