Here at GWCM, our financial report design services have been telling stories, showing off the data, and portraying top brands’ accomplishments since 1997. Reflecting on your mission statement and informing how your goals were met in a clear, stylish, and distinctive design is the best way to show off your company’s achievements. With the skillset and experience to work with most budgets, GWCM delivers a complete financial report design service for large global financial organisations, banks, and smaller challenger brands. We can design up your economic forecasts, finance report updates, policy, research and trend reports, annual reports, and even your sustainability credentials ensuring they are engaging and on-brand that delivers clear and distinct value back to your board.
We don’t do dry, or dreary here at GWCM. Your report should be read, not binned. Our design team ensures that every annual report we create makes an impact and looks distinctive. Your key messages and future plans will be designed and illustrated making sure the report is read. Your financials will be styled and structured to be appealing to your readers. Everything will be considered, from the imagery, typography, and layout structure to trends and page architecture to ensure clarity and authority.
We have the talent and the graphic designers working tirelessly in a studio consisting of designers, and art directors all closely managed by our creative director to ensure your annual report stays on track and on budget. If you need them, we have a pool of specialist copywriters on-hand to help with your content, messaging, or editing who can ensure the appropriate tone of voice for your report too.
Once the designers have delivered their part and you have approved a design style our artworkers will map out an optimal workflow and identify any potential bottlenecks. Our high-spec fully equipped studio will produce all your charts and tables in a style that closely matches your brand guidelines adherence and the design you signed off on during the design phase, all with exceptional attention to detail.
We regularly produce large and complex reports working with public sector companies and national and local government departments, banks, and finance companies. We are used to working to extremely tight deadlines right up to print production and delivery. We can even supply designers or artworkers to work onsite at your offices to manage last-minute requests and changes. GWCM operates in an agile manner, supporting collaboration, communication, and workplace connectivity ultimately resulting in value-for-money production and efficiency. This ensures we can operate at the speed of your business at the most critical stage of the process.SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION
Once the report artwork is signed off, we can produce an electronic dynamic version and make it accessible also. You may decide that it is just not very sustainable printing off your annual report, or economic forecasts, this is where an engaging, accessible report with flip page-type dynamism and imagery can come to life with video, clickable content, scrolling, and magnification options, we can even add spoken words.
Our accessible reports use machine-readable tags, and alternate text allowing users with disabilities to access all report content by using assistive technologies and screen readers. Making a human-readable and a machine-readable format is now also legislated for listed companies in EU-regulated territories and UK Financial Conduct Authority which have implemented the European Single Electronic Format ‘ESEF’ also.
Data can look a bit, well boring when displayed in traditional tables, pie charts, and graphs. By using meaningful infographics that better display your data in a visually engaging way, you can literally bring your data to life and help the reader to grasp the facts simply and quickly. Engaging your readers with compelling messages and impactful content laid out as infographic-style content can be a game changer to a dull, dry report full of traditional graphs. Our design team adds stylish easy-to-grasp graphics to the data and simple short text descriptions, whilst still following corporate brand colours and guidelines for your business.
The best way to really make your report stand out is with quality photography which is paramount to creating a great impression. Whilst royalty-free stock imagery is quick, affordable, and easily available, it isn’t original, which means your competitors are likely to be using exactly the same pics in their annual reports. To help bring your reports to life, you really want to be using your own stunning photography that has been professionally shot for the purpose.
Professional report photography will distinguish your company and leave a lasting visual expression on the facts about your business, your culture, what your board and team look like, and even how impressive your office space is. Our versatile team of photographers and art directors is ready for anything from the boardroom to banking and everything in between. We will arrange and produce stunning, professional photography that wows your audience and creates a great impression of your business. Once the shoot is done you can then repurpose the imagery across your social media campaigns through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Instagram.
We supply managed printing solutions including high-quality Litho and cost-effective short-run digital printing on state-of-the-art presses. In this digital age, it is still nice to have a physical copy of something, especially if it is beautifully designed and contains important information that is to be handed out to guests at a board meeting or event.
All of our printers have FSC® certification, meaning the paper stock we use comes from managed forests. They are also Carbon Neutral® and have ISO14001 environmental system management, and ISO9001 quality & process certification. For urgent needs, our printers work 24/7 shifts and we can pre-book press time to guarantee delivery.
GWCM is the ideal partner for financial firms across the UK needing to get their important reports produced in capable hands. GWCM has been integral to the growth of some of the most recognisable financial brands in the UK.
“GWCM created reports for Liverpool City Region following a competitive tendering process. Right from the inception meeting the team demonstrated their commitment to delivering a responsive/high-quality service and were steadfast in their desire to place client needs at the heart of their work. The design concepts developed resulted in a suite of vibrant/fresh reports within a common style, which have been well received by the team and our partners. We have also challenged GWCM to deliver additional work to very challenging timescales which they have been able to meet with good grace.”
Project Manager – Liverpool City Region Combined Authority