Wordsworks is a specialist copywriting and communications agency

Since 2003, we’ve been helping to improve the written communications of clients in a range of sectors, from a few lines of advertising copy or social media posts, to large websites or corporate reports of 100+ pages.

Our roots are in business journalism – our writers have written for the BBC, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Independent and The Daily Telegraph, among others.

It means we’re particularly good at getting to grips with complicated subjects and communicating them clearly and concisely.

It also means we are good at spotting the unique context or characteristics that can breathe life into your brand, and keep readers engaged.

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Meet our team

As well our journalism experience, our team has worked with leading UK creative agencies on high profile marketing campaigns for consumer and business brands across the globe. This combination of journalistic rigour and creative thinking is one the reasons clients keep coming back to us.

Gareth Chadwick

Gareth is the founder of Wordsworks. He previously worked as a business journalist for publications including The Times, The Sunday Times, The Independent and The Daily Telegraph. As a former journalist, he is adept at dealing with complex subjects and communicating the core ideas clearly, concisely and engagingly.

Jon Dixon

Jon has extensive experience writing news articles, company brochures, websites, construction tenders, financial reports and internal/external communications. He worked as a reporter, feature writer and sub-editor for a decade in the media, before turning his focus to full-time copyediting and copywriting in 2010.

Jim Simpson

Former BBC journalist Jim Simpson has a broad range of writing expertise that extends from writing features and press releases to advising on PR campaigns and producing in-house literature. He has also provided editorial consultancy on behalf of clients such as the brand consultant Wolff-Olins in Dubai.

Fran Newton

Fran specialises in creative, SEO-friendly content for websites, blogs and newsfeeds. Fran has more than 10 years’ experience in print and online writing, producing compelling articles, promotional and PR pieces, ebooks, brochures and advertorial scripts for a broad range of clients, from local startups to multinational household brands.

Bertie Costello

Bertie leads the Wordsworks’ proofreading team. He has over 15 years’ experience as a proofreader for major blue-chips and professional services firms. He also has extensive experience proofreading and editing press releases, brochures, tenders and other kinds of marketing and business services material.

Aaron Gaff

Aaron is a proofreader and copyeditor with a wealth of experience working with leading firms across several sectors, including law, education, finance, technology and retail. Before turning his focus to full-time proofreading and copyediting, Aaron worked in the education sector as a head teacher.

Cassie Tuttle

Cassie has worked as a full-time freelance copyeditor and proofreader since 2007. Prior to that, she worked as a legal assistant for a global law firm. Based in Pittsburgh, USA, Cassie is comfortable working with both American and British English. She is also a volunteer ESL tutor.

Justine Chadwick

A former production executive at the BBC in Manchester and London, Justine manages the Wordsworks’ office, organises the accounts and generally helps to keep the team in line.

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Wordsworks Copywriting

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0161 443 4206


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