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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.

Nurturing

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

Supporting

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

Generous

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

Informative

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

Stephen Chapman | Director of Accountancy and TCoE’

Stephen is a Fellow member of the ACCA with over 10 years’ experience in Accountancy.

Having previously worked in multiple teams and departments within Nixon Williams and the wider Options Group, Stephen is now responsible for the leadership and management of Nixon Williams, ensuring high quality service is delivered to our clients and managing all aspects of the business.

Away from work Stephen has a young family, loves to travel, and is always up for adventurous sports.

Carl Bridges | Senior Accountancy Manager

After starting out in manual labour as a joiner/kitchen fitter, Carl decided in his late twenties to follow his passion for accountancy. Carl is AAT and ATT qualified as well as achieving ILM level 3 with distinction.

He joined Nixon Williams as an account controller and has worked his way through each role to now sit as the senior accountancy manager for the business.

Outside of work Carl has a large family who he loves spending time with as well as coaching two football teams and sitting on the committee of the club as secretary.

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.

Katie Wild | Team Manager

Since joining Nixon Williams in 2007 Katie has completed AAT & ILM qualifications and worked hard to successfully progress through each role in the Accounts Team, securing the Team Manager position in 2018.

Katie has a focused approach and a wealth of experience in the contracting sector which she is eager to share and instil in others. Katie is keen on staff training and engagement and leads a passionate team who are dedicated to offering a quality service.

Outside of work Katie has a young family and devotes most of her spare time to them. She enjoys cooking, baking, and trying new foods and is a big supporter of her partner’s cricket team.

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

Over 10-Years with Nixon Williams

I have been using Nixon Williams for over 10-years since I started as a contractor in IT. My overall experience has been mainly positive.

My current accountant is Sulaiman. He deals with all my email or phone queries on a regularly basis when needed.

My 10-years overall experience with Nixon Williams has been mostly straight forward and easy to deal with.

23rd September, 2021

Positive feedback

Since Lee was appointed as my accountant, I can only provide positive feedback of the service and support that he has provided. His patience, clarity, and willingness to revisit my niggling queries to set my mind at ease is very much appreciated. Thank you, Lee.

I also received timely service and support from Luke during filing of my self assessment tax return this year. Again, much appreciated, Luke, thank you.

1st September, 2021

Great Service

Great service and very informative throughout.

25th August, 2021

Very efficient and professional services

Very efficient, timely and professional services from all concerned with regards to all aspects.

9th August, 2021

First and Last Accountant!

This is the first accountant I have used and will never change. I pay for the top package and definitely worth it. They help you with all sorts of enquiries which I had no clue about, where it is business, mortgage or anything else, they can support. Katie Murray and her team were extremely helpful.

22nd July, 2021

Nixon Williams simply THE BEST!

Nixon Williams has been doing my company’s account since 2008 and I cannot recommend them highly enough. The service they have provided me with, has been second to none from day one. They are always willing to help you with any queries you may have.
I especially want to thank Anne-Marie Haslem for her service all these years. She has been a star! Thank you. All the best, Miguel.

13th July, 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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