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Since 1995, we’ve been providing A1 accountancy services to our clients, steered by our watertight values and principles.



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About Nixon Williams

Who are Nixon Williams?

Nixon Williams has been providing specialist accountancy services to contractors, freelancers, consultants and interim professionals throughout the UK since 1995.

We pride ourselves on being our clients’ accounting partner and providing the very best in accountancy advice and knowledge. This is why 98% of our accounts team are qualified or studying towards qualifications from the following accountancy bodies: ATT, AAT, ACCA, CTA.

At Nixon Williams our low-cost, fixed fee accountancy packages take care of all our clients’ business and personal taxation needs. We currently have clients on our books who are working as contractors across a range of industries including IT, Finance, Engineering, Management Consultancy and Healthcare.

How Nixon Williams can help?

Our clients can rely on us to provide a dedicated accountant to look after them. We are generous with our time, so all clients are given a direct line to their accountant so they can contact them as many times as you, our client, needs. Our accountants explain everything in plain English with no accountancy jargon to ensure that you always feel in control of your finances.

Unlike many contractor accountants, at Nixon Williams, we will set up limited companies for all of our clients free of charge. When we form a new company we also provide assistance opening a business bank account and register the company for PAYE, VAT and corporation tax.

At Nixon Williams, we offer three packages, Gold, Platinum and Professional, designed and developed for contractors working in all sectors and anywhere in the UK.

For more detail on our accountancy packages please visit our Accountancy Packages page.


For us, this means helping our clients to develop and flourish, while protecting them from potential financial pitfalls.


We’re here for our clients, working hard to understand their business so we can provide exactly the support they need.


It’s about doing whatever it takes. We proactively anticipate our clients’ needs and make ourselves available when they need us.


We want our clients to understand what we do on their behalf – and why. We are always here to answer your questions.

Our Vision and Values

Our vision is to be, the recognised and trusted flexible workforce solutions partner for professional contractors.

At Nixon Williams, we’re constantly working on our client’s behalf to make their business more efficient and their life as easy as possible. They know they can turn to us for friendly, reliable advice, whenever they need it.

Our work is underpinned by a set of values we strive towards.

It’s these values that make us who we are. And make our clients happy.

Meet the Management Team

Victoria Kelly

Victoria Kelly

Victoria is a fellow member of the ACCA with over 16 years’ experience. Victoria is responsible for the leadership and management of Nixon Williams, part of the Optionis Group, ensuring a high quality service is delivered to our clients and managing all operational aspects of the business.

Prior to joining Nixon Williams, Victoria worked for The 1st Stop Group and was responsible for assisting the Group to achieve its business plan. Prior to that, Victoria worked for Deloitte LLP and Grant Thornton LLP where she worked closely with corporate entities to influence change, improve control frameworks, risk management and governance arrangements.

Marc Banks | Team Manager

Since joining Nixon Williams in 2010, Marc has completed his AAT & ACCA qualifications and has successfully worked through each role in the accounts team; from accountant to assistant team manager and now managing Team Five. Away from work, Marc is married with three children and has a keen interest in music, in particular playing the guitar.

Carl Bridges | Team Manager

After starting out in manual labour as a joiner/kitchen fitter, Carl decided in his late twenties to follow his passion for accountancy and go back to college and study AAT. He joined Nixon Williams as an account controller in 2011 and has been with the team ever since. Carl is AAT qualified and is just one exam away from being ATT qualified – good luck, Carl!

Outside of work, Carl has a large family who he loves spending time with. He also coaches an under 11s football team.

Danielle Finch | Team Manager

Danielle joined the Nixon Williams team in October 2011 as an Assistant Team Manager. Previously she has worked at a small accountancy firm where things were run rather differently.

Danielle has gained AAT and ATT qualifications and has worked hard to progress her career to Team Manager. She heads up a dynamic and passionate team who are dedicated to offering a proactive and efficient service to provide the best customer service experience possible.

Stephen Chapman | Senior Tax Advisor, Tax Centre of Excellence

Before joining Nixon Williams, Stephen worked as an accountant within the construction industry. Since joining in 2012 as an Assistant Team Manager, Stephen showed willing and dedication within his work and as a result was promoted to Team Manager. He is now in charge of the Tax Centre of Excellence.

Stephen is now ACCA and AAT qualified and believes that it is an important trait to deliver a quality and efficient service.

Daniel Knowles | Team Manager

Before joining Nixon Williams, Daniel studied law to post-graduate level and was employed by the Department for Work and Pensions. Since becoming an account controller in 2011 he has swiftly progressed through our internal training programme and attained the ACCA qualification and become an IPSE accredited accountant. As a result of his hard work he now heads up one of our teams.

Elloise Kelly | Team Manager

Elloise joined Nixon Williams in June 2012 as an assistant manager having previously spent over 5 years working as an audit and accounts junior at another accountancy practice. In August 2012 Elloise gained her ACCA qualification, she has also become an IPSE accredited accountant.

Elloise heads up a team of ambitious individuals and with her weekly meetings and emphasis on training strives to ensure that our clients receive the best customer service whilst retaining a high level of team morale.

One of our main focuses is consistently exceeding expectations. We work hard to achieve this, and we’re honoured our clients agree by rating us as one of the Top 5 Rated Accounting Firms on Trustpilot.

See our 709 reviews on Trustpilot

Excellent service

Excellent service, always professional and helpful.

20th February, 2021

I’ve had trouble free life, and what more could you ask for?

I’ve just closed my limited company. Covid, IR35 and all that, no longer for contracting. But in the past 6 years, I’ve been using Nixon Williams as the only accountancy company. They have opened my company, did all the needed work…

19th February, 2021

Excellent onboarding

17th February, 2021


Quick, polite, professional set up.

16th February, 2021

Highly recommend

I have been with Nixon Williams for several years. The service and support has been great. My accountant Luke Gregson is also always on hand to answer any questions I may have – highly recommend.

9th February, 2021

Great onboarding

Smooth onboarding, great communication and everything has been well explained so far.

8th February, 2021

Join the Nixon Williams Team

At Nixon Williams, we like to think of ourselves as first-class employers: we seek out the most talented staff and reward them with a good working environment, full training opportunities for progression, and an excellent remuneration package, allowing you to develop your career with us.

Nixon Williams is one of the UK’s leading contractor accountants and are part of the Optionis Group: a well-established professional services group specialising in accountancy, tax and employment, providing market leading solutions to the UK’s small businesses and contingent workforce. We rely on outstanding teamwork, passion and knowledge, and we strive to be outstanding. Not only do we help our customers with their accounts, but we provide advice on all aspects of their business needs.

If you believe that you are the exceptional candidate who could contribute to our continued success, we’d like to hear from you. Take a look at our careers page by clicking below:

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