Ward Goodman is an established accountancy practice that has been serving the people and businesses of Dorset and Hampshire for over 25 years. Our accountancy firm includes chartered accountants, independent financial advisers and experienced business professionals.
We employ over 50 staff within our Ferndown office and the majority of clients are based in Poole, Bournemouth, Wimborne, Ringwood, Christchurch and Dorchester.
Ward Goodman’s unique service
We pride ourselves on providing each of our clients with a unique service that is tailored to their individual goals and specific business needs. The accountancy knowledge and business expertise of our qualified staff allow us to provide effective advice and bespoke solutions in:
- Starting a business
- Growing your business
- Planning your financial future
The individual solutions that our clients receive will include one or a combination of the following accountancy and business services:
- Self Assessment
- Corporate and personal tax planning
- Setting up & accountancy services for Trusts & Executorships
- Payroll services
Large Accounts and Pensions Department
- Audit services
- Acquisition and effective disposal of businesses
- Auditing and accountancy for pension schemes
- Auditing and accountancy of charity accounts
Small Business Unit
- Start up business planning
- Independent financial advice
- Investment planning
- Commercial mortgages
- Personal and group pension schemes
- Private medical and group life schemes
Directors & Managers Specialised areas
- Strategic business planning
- Retirement planning and strategy
- Business consultancy
- I.T. consultancy
- I.T. Security
- I.T. installation and maintenance
- Sale of Sage products
- Software licensing and statutory electrical and safety testing
- H.R. Consultancy
- Recruitment & Selection
- H.R. programs for employers
- Staff and Management training
- Marketing consultancy
- Brand management
- Corporate identity and sales strategy
I would like to reiterate the charity's and indeed my personal thanks to Ward Goodman’s Human Resources service for guiding us through the process of ...
Ward Goodman have been efficient and proactive, particularly in meeting deadlines and their added value support on commercial issues. Ward Goodman strike just the right ...
Many thanks for all your help and advice and for looking after us in the excellent way that you do without which we ...
Mr. & Mrs. T, Bournemouth
We are hugely grateful to you for what you have done Paul and can't begin to thank you enough for all your patience, wise council, ...
Rick & Claire
‘The Ward Goodman tax team are always most helpful and proactive. They have provided invaluable support to me in specialist areas of the tax legislation.’
Many thanks for getting our P11D's done despite my best efforts to leave you with no time !!
Richard Watson – Speedboard Assembly Services Ltd
I'd like to thank you so much for your time and help and kindness when we met last week. I really appreciate you taking ...
Latest Ward Goodman News
Ward Goodman host Annual Dorset Charities Conference
April 11, 2013
On Tuesday 9th April, Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants, advisers to the charity sector hosted their annual Dorset Charities Conference at the Lighthouse in Poole. The event brought together charities and suppliers to the charity sector to discuss ideas and opportunities for collaborative working. Charities and businesses were invited to bring trade stands to showcase and [...]
Ward Goodman expand further into Dorset
April 8, 2013
Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants and Financial Advisers are delighted to announce their expansion into Gillingham. The expansion sees the integration of Hudson and Co. into Ward Goodman and allows the Gillingham based firm to better serve its clients in the North Dorset region. The new office in Gillingham is an exciting development for Ward Goodman [...]
Ward Goodman Financial Services appoint Alex Foster as Wealth Management Adviser
March 28, 2013
Leading Dorset based Independent Financial Advisers, Ward Goodman Financial Services are delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Foster as a Wealth Management Adviser. Alex brings a wealth of experience to Ward Goodman having previously worked as a Senior Financial Adviser for many years and will provide high quality advice for Business owners and High [...]
Another year, another Budget
March 20, 2013
As a Tax Adviser, it can be of great comfort to be reminded that it is not just those of us who advise on Tax Planning who face a difficult crowd in today’s financial world. The Chancellor, George Osborne, was faced with a particularly noisy audience as he delivered his Budget Speech for 2013. At [...]
Latest Jobs at Ward Goodman
March 19, 2013
Ward Goodman Financial services have the following vacancies: Financial Services Compliance Consultant Financial Services Senior Administrator To find out more or to apply please visit: http://www.wardgoodman.co.uk/?page_id=2803