The FSSC was created following a report that identified the negative impact that skills gaps were having on the competitiveness of the UK financial services sector. The Commission works with its members – spanning banking, insurance, investments, accountancy and more – to address some of the major issues facing skills in financial services.
FSSC needed a clean, professional-looking website that would showcase the work of the Commission. It had to be simple and intuitive to administer and keep in mind that users typically accessing the site to learn about and engage with the Commission are time-poor.
This was an exercise in simplicity and restraint. Everything about the site’s design was optimised to ensure it loaded super-fast on any device – which also reduced the amount of CO2 emitted when users accessed the site – and a flat structure with clear navigation that meant the site was accessible and all users were able to find the content they needed with minimal time and effort.