Frank Harling

Frank Harling
Chartered Certified Accountant/Audit Responsible Individual

Frank manages a portfolio of both audit and non-audit clients in a range of different sectors and industries, as well as assisting with the running of the corporate services department. He has extensive experience of providing Audit, Accounts preparation, Corporation Tax, VAT, CIS and Payroll. Frank also holds a solid experience with regards accounting and audit in a number of specialist areas, including charities, solicitors and pension schemes.

Business Services

We support you through the whole business cycle, from start-up, through growth, to exit by way of sale or succession. We provide a full range of services which are tailored to your circumstances.

Audit and Assurance

It is fair to say there are mixed views on the need for and benefits of an audit for any private limited company. Regulations from the UK Government, the EU and regulatory bodies do not assist in making the future of regulation any easier or clearer. 

The reality is that many businesses require an audit either because of legal obligations or occasionally commercial considerations. For these businesses we ensure the audit process has value.

Our auditing procedures try to ensure that you gain the most out of an audit, highlighting potential problems, and providing advice and information that is both useful and understandable. To achieve this, it is important that the audit is integrated into our other services while maintaining the integrity and independence of the process.

Our hands-on and proactive approach to audit services allows the process to be completed as efficiently as possible. Key to this is planning and communication. Our audits are designed to comply with all relevant legislation and legal requirements, whilst minimising interruption to your business. To achieve the maximum benefit from the process we believe in building a long term relationship based on collaboration where we build on our cumulative knowledge and understanding of your business.

Corporate Tax

We help successful businesses and individuals maximise profitability, mitigate future tax costs and ultimately help them drive forward their growth strategies with our highly specialised tax planning and advice.

With an increasingly complex tax regime, and greater emphasis placed on taxpayers' individual responsibilities, we are here to support you in meeting all your compliance obligations whilst always looking for opportunities to reduce the tax burden.


Ward Williams have a team that specialises in the needs of charities. We have extensive knowledge of the Charities Acts and Charities SORP. This knowledge together with over 20 years combined experience in dealing with charities enables Ward Williams to offer our charity clients the following:

  • Preparation of annual accounts in accordance with the relevant regulations;
  • Annual audit and independant examinations;
  • Assistance in the completion of Charity Commission annual returns;
  • Attendance at Trustee's and audit committee meetings.

In addition we offer advice and guidance on non-routine issues including systems and controls together with assistance on how to become more efficient.

A specialist newsletter highlighting important and current issues that may affect charities is prepared by Ward Williams on a quarterly basis. If you would like to receive a copy please email

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