Microsoft Office Templates and Productivity Tools
View examples for our Microsoft Office templates. Our templates are often enhanced by customised automated editing tools and other programmed productivity features.
But because we take great care to use native Word and PowerPoint functionality to the full, even our ‘manual’ templates are easy to use for all.
Our Word and PowerPoint templates are designed for ease-of-use and to support the visual identity of our clients. Users achieve consistency and the resulting documents are always on brand.
Select a category below to view some recent examples of our work.
Or contact us if you would like to see a few examples of real Microsoft Office templates and see what our productivity tools could do for you.
- Word Templates for Bids, Tenders & Proposals
Exciting Bid Wizard Template
An efficient, in-house managed wizard that enables your team to produce bid documents that are professional and consistent, based on your branding and tailored to your requirements. The wizard will build your bid document based on pre-defined content that you can ‘pick and choose’ in an easy and user-friendly way.
Word Proposal Wizard
A sophisticated Word template design together with a professional layout truly make these tender documents stand out from the rest.
For this client, we developed a bespoke proposal wizard which enables insertion of pre-formatted sections and content. Pages with CVs, case studies, credentials and other frequently needed information are inserted via a pick-and-choose wizard. All content is centrally held and always up-to-date.
Word Proposal Template operated with native Word only
This Word Proposal Template in a wonderfully clean and contemporary design is operated with native Word only. We build these templates in such a way that even inexperienced Word users find them extremely easy to use. These templates protect your branding whilst still offering users a great choice of formatting options for their varying content.
Colour Switch Template
Three main brand colours in one template. Colour-coding branded documents has never been easier. This proposal template takes full advantage of the new Office 2010 colour theme facility and can be re-coloured to one of the available brand colours with a press of a button. The full set consists of Proposal Template in Word, PowerPoint Marketing Toolkit Template, PowerPoint Presentation Template and Stationery files such as Letterhead Template for Word.
- Word Report Templates
Fast Tailored Report Creation
A timesaving way of creating reports that rely on bringing in relevant, up-to-date information.
“thank you for all of your help and support, we are very pleased with the finished report and document content management system that our Senior Financial Advisers now use.”
The content management tools developed by us enable our client to create tailored reports for their customers based on centrally held and in-house managed content. These tools mean that their Financial Advisers always have the latest information at their finger tips.
Beautiful Research Report Template
A strikingly elegant design for one of our recent US clients who was looking for ‘Class and Style’ in their new templates.
“Thank you so much for providing the attention and actually ‘thinking about’ the [verbal design] concepts I provided. For a small shop, we really appreciate that.”
The template can act as a two/three pager (without title page and contents page) for classic research output but also serves larger publications (for example sector reports) with title cover and contents page. This template works with an inbuilt document set-up wizard that allows users to create just the layout they need.
Scientific Report Template
“First of all, I’d just like to say how much we are enjoying using the template you developed for us. It has saved us an enormous amount of time and we find it very
easy to use.”
Taryn Krause, Senior Project Manager and Research Fellow in Guideline Development
National Clinical Guideline Centre
Flexible Report Template with automated tools
Report templates used by consultants around the world on all current Word versions. Extensive formatting and flexibility tools make this set of templates a true all-rounder. These templates are real work-horses and users as well as marketing and IT are delighted with the outcome.
Stock Research Template with nifty formatting tools
These Word Research Report Templates must be as automated, fast and as flexible as any trading floor in the City. We take Word to another level with our sophisticated programmed add-ons that allow fast updates and picture perfect formats on data tables, graphs and text.
Professional Report Template
A striking design from one of our preferred design agency partners. This professional reporting consultancy needed a sturdy template to create their respected reports. We delivered Word templates with automated tools, PowerPoint templates, Stationery and an entire range of guideline documentation so that their busy consultants are now able to concentrate on documenting their findings without wasting their valuable time ‘fighting’ with Word and PowerPoint.
- Word Templates for Letterheads and Stationery
Generic Word Templates
Many companies create different kind of documents for their day to day business such as Agendas, Letters, Reports etc. Some clients prefer one template to design many documents. Our generic templates can be used for creating different forms of documents from simple letterhead to memo, agenda, stand-alone case study, invoice or even a full fledged report. These templates can be customised based on user preference to create stunning documents whilst maintaining brand consistency.
Word templates for Questionnaires are popular for organisations involved with research. These documents can be sent on to any user and filled in on any computer with any Microsoft Word version. Users find it easy to tab from one question to the other and place tick-marks, select from dropdowns or type free text. The questions and design is entirely locked but can still be flexible with regards to the allowed amount of text input. A great tool for many purposes.
Letterhead Template for a group of companies
Like many organisations who work with different logos, legal entities or from a range of different office locations, this client benefits from a little document setup add-in. Users select their logo from a dropdown menu and the correct legal footer and location address is automatically shown in the design of the letterhead template.
- Word Templates for Newsletters and Marketing
Excellent and flexible design ... and works for the users
Comments on this little template are typical of what we hear from our clients:
“Thanks Sue, I LOVE this – you’ve captured my umms and ahhs and totally ineffective communications perfectly and come up with a trump card. I’m chuffed, thank you.”
And the user: “…had a play around with this… it took my mind off a number of other things, mainly because it works! Fantastic job…it really is”.
We’re loving it… another happy client!
Simple Newsletter Templates
Elegantly clean, clear and easy to operate newsletter templates. Contemporary look combined with compelling copywriting can make for extremely effective marketing publications. These are so easy to create – client updates and newsletters are produced within minutes.
Graphical Marketing Templates
Word templates like these follow the same structure every time and are updated with various different images, quotes, product details or case studies. They make great flyers, pdf’s product sheets or newsletters that are fit for client updates or to be posted on the website.
Users find them very easy and they are quickly produced in a ‘click-and-type’ way with everything pre-set ready to go.
- PowerPoint Presentation Templates
Refreshingly different PowerPoint template
It was exciting to work with this French brand agency on their refreshingly different PowerPoint design. We worked with them to review their design from a technical point of view and built a professional template using all that native PowerPoint has to offer. Users were provided with easy to follow instructions to make full use of their stunning template.
Contemporary Design for Presentation Template
This client came to us with a very striking and contemporary design for their new template. We reviewed the design form a technical point of view to ensure that users would find it easy to create slides in the new look. The template has been built professionally to be used with native PowerPoint but we have enhanced the file to give users an easier editing experience.
Colour Coded Presentation Template
A stunning design from our Design Agency Partner FHD/Further in line with the refreshed branding for this London healthcare provider. This template has five different colour themes embedded three of which are illustrated here. Users simply select the required slide in the required colour from a choice of thumbnails and the entire slide content automatically changes to the pre-set colour theme. This template makes full use of the impressive range of PowerPoint’s capabilities which are intuitive and easy to use for all.
Striking Colours and Images for Market Research
“Working with CTS has been an absolute pleasure. From the very start they understood exactly what was required and went beyond the initial brief to suggest improvements and enhancements. The work was spot on and there was none of the painful to-ing and fro-ing we experienced with other agencies. What makes CTS so easy to work with is their knowledge of the technical as much as the visual and their understanding of the practical uses and the users who will need to work with it.” – Ruth Lowsley, Consultant, KAE
- Printed PowerPoint Documents
Design refresh and tool development
Our team was selected to review and refresh the design for reports and proposals for this well-known private bank. We introduced a refreshed interpretation and we also worked with the users and fee-earners to produce this template in PowerPoint rather than in Word which helped make the template more graphical and easier to use by most average users. The template is complimented by an automated toolbar to save time and help with common formatting tasks.
Pitch book template redesign
Like a lot of our financial clients, this company relies on PowerPoint to create their pitch books in a graphical landscape format. The template design was refreshed and re-aligned with the different investment boutiques of this client whilst ensuring that a professional technical build of the template makes it easy to use.
Financial Reporting in PowerPoint
A typical report template for financial PowerPoint documents. This Swiss Private Bank uses PowerPoint like many in the financial and consulting area, as a landscape report document. Typically, these slides are very detailed and benefit from pre-set layouts that give structure to complex information and help promote consistency, especially in recurring slides such as Case Studies or Bios. We are using specialist xml modifications in our templates to create custom table styles and help getting consistency even in a template that is not supported by extensive toolbar ribbons.
PowerPoint Proposal Template
This striking layout for an advisory company was created with plenty of easy-to-use placeholders and assets entirely developed to suit the particular use of this template. Team CVs, case studies and comparison tables were included as well as a whole suite of design templates for PowerPoint charts. The template is complimented by pre-formatted imagery and icons that can be inserted quickly to suit the particular need of the actual document.
Professional PowerPoint Report
This professional PowerPoint Report template for a consultancy is a good example for a structured page layout that can give structure to even complex pages. Large documents are easily navigated with section titles above the page title. The main message of the page is summarised in a ‘Key Message Margin’ which helps navigate information easily – even for the casual reader of such complex reports.
- Slide Managment and Toolbars
Presentation Solution for Law Firm
We created a simple automated solution for a global law firm which allows their fee earners to created graphical presentations with pre-formatted slides. The newly branded template featured rich graphics enhanced by contemporary photography. Users can access their branded presentation elements and slide libraries from within PowerPoint by using our intuitive toolbar. An in-house team keeps the solution up to date.
Multi-branded global PowerPoint solution
Fitch Ratings were looking to us for a PowerPoint solution that would incorporate their different brands with different visual identity into one set of templates for all media, printed landscape documents in A4 and US and presentations in classic 4:3 and wide-screen size. The resulting solution is entirely maintained in-house and allows brands, languages and assets to be added, modified and deleted at any time.
PowerPoint Toolbar for financial institution
This toolbar was created to support the client’s financial presentations. Slides and objects are inserted at the click of one button. Various slide libraries can be added in-house to one central location and are instantly available at all users desktops. Tools like these save professional users hours of formatting time. The tool is supported by a detailed illustrated user-guideline booklet. The IT department is supported with documentation for rollout and maintenance and the entire package comes in an easy to deploy MSI installer.
Power Wizard for branded presentations
For this client, we delivered an entire set of templates and library files with supporting toolbar in their striking new branding. The toolbar provides user to select logos for their entire global group and also ensures that all the regional disclaimers are always up to date. Every presentation or section within the document can be colour coded with one click of a button. All frequently needed items (such as pre-formatted key message boxes etc) can also be inserted separately on the slide from easy to use thumbnail selectors.
- PowerPoint Templates for Marketing Publications
PowerPoint Template for Marketing Publications
Another example of a template for marketing collateral on PowerPoint. This template is used for output such as case studies, newsletters and product overviews. PDFs of such documents are uploaded to client’s website in an instant and keep their online presence up to date and relevant. A great tool for smaller companies who work without the dedicated support of a design agency or marketing department.
Marketing Toolkit Template for PowerPoint
These product descriptions for jewellery are created entirely in PowerPoint. We devised an entire PowerPoint Marketing toolkit template with plenty of useful placeholders and layouts. The idea of using PowerPoint in this way has caught on immediately with our clients and everyone can use them instantly to produce stunning results.
- Importing and Formatting Graphs from Excel
New Smart Chart Tool for MS Office Charts
This is the most elegant chart solution as it allows for formatting of existing graphs, combination graphs and set sizes. A formatting toolbar is presented within Excel and charts can then be created within native Excel as before. The chart will automatically re-format using one single button on the toolbar.
The charts are branded and any formatting style such as colour sequence, fonts, axis and series settings, 2D/3D effect, standard size etc. can be hard coded in the toolbar for ease of operation, saving long hours spent by average users in achieving the brand look manually.
Graph Formatting Tool for Excel
A sophisticated Graph formatting tool that supports our client’s extensive financial reporting needs world-wide. This tool is so intuitive that it only needs one primary formatting button. All chart types are automatically detected and formatted to template standards.
Even complex charts that can take advanced Excel users hours to create and format are taken care off in seconds.
- Importing and Formatting Data Tables from Excel
Sophisticated Excel Tables within Word
This sophisticated Investment Research template is equipped with tools that make working with Excel tables a pleasure. Import, link and format any table within seconds. Update regular research at the press of the button. We call it ‘Table Magic’ because it does indeed work as if by magic.