Financial Services

Financial Services

Our experience in the financial services sector spans both commercial and leading UK financial regulatory organisations. These include Aberdeen Asset Management, Zurich Insurance, Wesleyan Assurance, NewDay, Royal Bank of Scotland, The Financial Services Compensation Scheme, HM Treasury and Cabinet Office.

Clients benefit from our specialist insights into rules, regulations and requirements specific to financial services organisations. Our team is on a constant steep learning curve but we believe this is the best way to work as a true partner.

This was Aberdeen’s first venture into social integration and digitally responsive thought leadership. Aberdeen benefited from great development and execution delivered by CDS.

Ray Collins, Digital Projects Manager

Aberdeen Asset Management

Strategic and tactical solutions

The financial services sector is highly competitive and needs to modernise quickly. We have developed specific strategic tools for the sector to enable you to embrace digital transformation. With our expertise, insight and support you can overcome structural, regulatory and technology hurdles.

Our approach, together with our steadfast focus on helping clients provide the best possible experience to their ‘end customers’, explains why our portfolio of financial services clients keeps steadily growing.

As marketing distribution experts our expertise in providing tactical solutions includes brand implementation, technical development and IT support infrastructure, all underpinned by ISO certified security credentials . In short everything required to make your digital project a success.

Zurich Insurance and CDS

Zurich Insurance

CDS is working with Zurich’s UK General Insurance business to support the development of their evolving digital strategy. Central to this, is the ability to gain greater insight to deliver web personalisation; in addition to considering and defining the marketing data analytics requirements across the different business areas.

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With more than 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services.

CDS work with Aberdeen Asset Management

Aberdeen Asset Management

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC is a global investment management group (listed on the London Stock Exchange), managing assets in excess of £320 billion globally, for both institutional and retail clients. CDS was appointed to deliver their next generation of digital marketing initiatives .

Project: Aberdeen Asset Management “Thinking Aloud”

The Aberdeen Asset Management team behind the Thinking Aloud site have built a team that we are proud to be part of, to deliver for the fund management sector a substantive step change in value add engagement.

They have invested heavily in content curated from across their business to aid potential and current customers and partners to understand the investment landscape. Already rolled out in the UK and US, the service will extend to the rest of Europe and into Asia through 2015.

YouTube views related to the campaign site have gone from hundreds, to millions in the space of two months since launch.

Wesleyan Video Case Study

Wesleyan, the financial services specialist for professionals, appointed CDS to provide support and ongoing development for its intranet, which is used by 1,300 staff at the company’s Birmingham head office and home-based financial consultants around the country.

Customers and Portfolio

We work with a variety of clients within a wide range of sectors.

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Our intranet is at the hub of our internal communications, so when we launched our refreshed brand to customers, the intranet also needed to reflect our new look and feel, to ensure staff were fully aware of the changes and messages we wanted to project.

Alan Whiting, Head of Group Marketing

Wesleyan