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All the Business Advice you need in one place. 
Accountancy, Tax Services and much more. 

Our vast commercial experience guarantees yours.

John Nacca
Steve Rouse
Kevin Perkins

Our peerless experience and commercial skills are used by some of the most demanding organisations in the UK, many of whom have been served by John S Ward & Co for over 40 years, for a range of corporate and personal tax requirements, business plan preparation, audits and company returns. The current partners have all worked here for over 30 years.

Audit / VAT / Tax / Business Advice / Bookkeeping / Cash Management

We're all about You


We give clients incisive, pro-active advice on how to handle their accountancy affairs going forward, in addition to ensuring that all compliancy matters are dealt with in a timely fashion.

All our clients are treated in the same innovative way, with enthusiasm and commitment, whatever the accounting task, with the ultimate in confidentiality.

Our team addresses the challenges experienced by start-ups, management buyouts and established companies, as well as planning exit routes for retiring owners of all types of business.

Tax Planning


Corporation tax represents a substantial part of your trading costs.

Moreover, the increased reporting obligations, robust investigation policies on the part of the tax authorities, and harsher penalties for non-compliance mean that an undue amount of your time and resources can be taken up collecting revenue for the Government. 

We offer a range of services to help you minimise your corporate tax exposure and relieve you of the administrative burden of complying with tax legislation. 


Efficient corporate tax planning can result in potentially significant improvements in your bottom line.



We think differently. The audit presents an opportunity to enhance your external image.


A well-prepared report can have a considerable positive impact on your bank as well as potential investors.

Alongside helping your company meet statutory requirements, we take the opportunity to conduct a review of your financial and management systems.


This simple process often results in the identification of potential problem, where we can recommend opportunities to improve your business performance. 

Working together


You know your business stands out from the crowd.

You know where you want to take your business.

We know how to get you there and use our  accounting know-how and management skills to revolutionise the way you think and optimise your balance sheet beyond your expectations.

We'll help protect your postition as a company director, proposing the most tax-efficent fashion of managing your corporate and personal fincances.


So you don't have to.



It could be that the sensible way to maximise your potential is by considering a merger or acquisition. Of course, this can be a complex and time consuming process, which can make matters worse, rather than better.

You need the support and assistance of trained professionals to help you identify and deal with the challenges.

We'll help you establish suitability of potential merger partners,  plan negotiating strategy, review options for raising capital, create an integration plan  and optimise tax and financial positions

Alternatively, you may be considering a disposal in which case we'll help value your assets, help identify suitable purchasers and sit beside you during sale negotiation.

Giving you control


We take away your business headaches by putting you in control of your accounts.

Whether you’re a freelancer, contractor, consultant or small business that sells your services or skills, then we can help.

Our advice will reduce stress and create more time for you to focus on running your business. 

With our wealth of knowledge behind you need never again worry about meeting returns deadlines.

What Clients say...

"I use John S Ward for my company accounts, they are very friendly, helpful, efficient and good value for money. I would strongly recommend their services."

Giovanni Di Cocco,

GDC Communications

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