Ward Goodman specialises in working with “on line” and “on the high street” retailers and wholesalers selling and distributing products such as plumbing, clothing, books. food locally and nationally. Our clients range from large businesses with extensive facilities to small family shop providing essential services in rural Dorset villages.
Other high street enterprises including charity shops and social enterprises that relate to our charity sector can be found in the Charity & Community pages of this website.
The larger distribution businesses continue to use our audit services and we also offer tax , accounting and VAT advice to maximise use of capital allowances and remuneration as well as financial planning for the future. Our family business clients tend to focus on our ability to utilise current technology in their business as we offer our “real-time” accounting solutions that can link in with stock and till systems.
Services We Offer Retail and Wholesale Businesses
Ward Goodman offers a range of business services including accounting and financial reporting, audit, corporate taxation and financial management. We work with small local business through to large corporates, groups and subsidiaries of global enterprises.
Ward Goodman prepares statutory financial statements for all sizes of company and business accounts for sole trader and partnership tax returns.
Audit and Assurance
We offer all of the standard audit, accountancy and compliance services required for our clients. Learn more about our services.
We provide a comprehensive and timely payroll service to our clients, covering all aspects of payroll administration and reporting.
Pension Scheme Services
We offer all of the audit and accountancy services required by both ‘Final Salary’ and ‘Defined Contribution’ pension schemes.
If you’re interested in setting up your own business or already have, take a look at the variety of services offered by Ward Goodman.
Ward Goodman Cloud is our way of offering accountancy services to clients utilising cloud software. By making processing more efficient, cloud software allows us to give you advice on a more regular basis which can add value to your business.
Business Tax Services
Tax Services for Individuals, Charities and Businesses with Ward Goodman. We are fully committed to offering a cost-effective compliance service.
Ward Goodman offers a variety of financial services for you, your business or charity.
We provide valuation services, valuing businesses and unquoted company shares.
Corporate Review Service
We make it our business to understand your business. At Ward Goodman we can review and cover the entire needs of your business.
If you’d like to learn more about the business services Ward Goodman could offer to you, let’s talk
Agriculture & Rural Services Testimonial
“In any business the numbers must add up, but it is not just the numbers. The bottom line is all about teamwork. Ward Goodman plays an important part in our team helping to make the numbers add up and guide the business forward.“
Bernard Pearson, The Discworld Emporium.
Business owners are able to call on this diverse expertise and support through a personalised director and manager relationship.
A single point of contact, your client service manager, is assigned on the basis of your requirements and their professional background to ensure that it is a relationship that is profitable for your business.
Head of Business Services
Ian is a Chartered Accountant with 25 years experience of advising businesses of all sizes across many sectors.
His friendly and professional approach is appreciated by clients and his team, enabling direct communication and focus on an effective and efficient service. All clients have the opportunity to discuss their needs and work with appropriate members of the business team.