Today (25 May) marks the biggest change to UK data protection law in a generation.    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an evolution of the current Data Protection Act (1998) and comes into effect today. Regulated by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the new law gives people more control about how their data is used, shared and stored and requires or ...

We’re extremely proud to have been awarded the Best Companies 1 Star Accreditation for Workplace Engagement. Alongside this, the Best Companies survey demonstrated that our employees have “very good” levels of workplace engagement. What is the Best Companies Survey? The Best Companies Survey is a set of 70 academically designed questions based on their ‘8 factors of workplace ...

Ward Williams Chartered Accountants are delighted to achieve Gold Champion Partner status with Xero, the global leader in cloud-based accounting software. As part of our strategic direction to offer a cloud based accounting solution, Ward Williams chose to partner with Xero to provide its cloud platform. With intuitive real-time, integrated software, more and more of the firm’ ...

On Friday 8th December 2017 the Ward Williams Financial Services team along with a few close colleagues from Ward Williams Chartered Accountants, joined the Surrey Wildlife Trust and other companies on a festive volunteering day to help remove invasive Scotts Pine from the heathland of Barossa, Camberley. The importance of the maintenance of this rare heathland was explained t ...

On Wednesday 1st November, Ward Williams Financial Services hosted a Halloween theme charity bake off to raise money for their two chosen charities Surrey Wildlife Trust and Lymphoma Association. Throughout the year Ward Williams Financial Services have continued to support both charities by raising donations through local charity events. The whole Ward Williams Group took pa ...

On Sunday 17th September Ward Williams put forward a team of ten staff to compete in the 10k Rough Runner in Clapham. The obstacle course challenge, combines both distance running with a variety of game show-inspired obstacles (think Gladiators, Ninja Warrior and Total Wipeout) along the way. The team was made up of: Andy Webb, Malcolm Mckinnell, Luca Gilfillan, David Binks, ...