About

Ward Goodman


Ward Goodman is an established accountancy about page 250x140 About 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:

Tax Department

  • 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

  • Bookkeeping
  • Start up business planning

Financial Services

  • Independent financial advice
  • Investment planning
  • Commercial mortgages
  • Personal and group pension schemes
  • Private medical and group life schemes

Business Services

Directors & Managers Specialised areas

  • Strategic business planning
  • Retirement planning and strategy
  • Business consultancy

I.T. Department

  • 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. Department

  • H.R. consultancy
  • Recruitment & selection
  • H.R. programs for employers
  • Staff and management training

Marketing Department

  • Marketing consultancy
  • Brand management
  • Corporate identity and sales strategy

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Ward Goodman Testimonials

  • I have been asked by the committee of Blandford Rugby Football Club to write to you to express our appreciation for the guidance ...

    J Pentney, Honorary Secretary, Blandford RFC
  • "I met with Dean Pullen from Ward goodman to discuss the most efficient way for guidance for youth to complete and return our annual report ...

    Sam Story – Guidance for Youth
  • Attaining CASC status means a lot to Blandford Rugby Club as it opens up funding opportunities and we can now receive Gift Aid.  This means ...

    Justin Frampton – Chairman Blandford RFC

Ward Goodman News

  • A Budget for Savers?
    March 19, 2014

    Unlike last year the House of Commons was on its (relatively) best behaviour for today’s budget speech by the Chancellor, George Osborne. He chose to brand this year’s budget as one with ‘support for savers at its heart’. Nevertheless the economy took up the bulk of his speech with positive forecasts which may or may […]

  • Ward Goodman Financial Services adviser receives national recognition for client reviews
    February 21, 2014

    Ward Goodman Financial Services would like to congratulate Matthew Issacs on being named in The Saturday Times as one of the top rated financial advisers in the UK on the popular Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) review website VouchedFor. VouchedFor is an independent website which allows Financial Advisers working in the UK to setup a profile […]

  • Ward Goodman invests in students’ futures
    February 20, 2014

    Ward Goodman, Chartered Accountants and business advisers are delighted to have been awarded a plaque from Bournemouth and Poole College, thanking them for their continuing support of apprenticeships. The company has been working in partnership with the college to provide apprenticeships to students in order to help with the development of its future workforce. Ward […]

  • Ward Goodman holds a successful launch for their brand new Wimborne Office in association with Humphries Kirk
    January 9, 2014

    Dorset-based Chartered Accountants and Financial Advisers, Ward Goodman held a successful Christmas drinks evening for the launch of their exciting new Wimborne office, in association with Humphries Kirk Dorset and Somerset Solicitors, on the 13th of December. The office is conveniently located in Wimborne town centre. The evening was organised to celebrate the launch of […]

  • HR OFFER
    January 9, 2014

    Did you know? Clients of Ward Goodman are entitled to 1 hour of free HR discussion with our HR expert. Clients can claim a free HR spotlight designed to help businesses review their HR practices to ensure that they are legal and not running the risk of expensive penalties. The free 1 hour HR spotlight […]