MFW have been my accountants throughout my working life as a freelance musician, offering pertinent and invaluable advice. More recently I have returned to them for help with Probate following the death of my mother. I would like to say a special thank you to Leigh for his calm and efficient approach to dealing with all the paperwork at this difficult time, exacerbated by Covid-19. Leigh kept me well informed at each stage of the process and was very quick to respond to any email queries. I am also pleased to report that everything has been finalised sooner than expected.

Many thanks again Leigh for all your help.

Ms K.B.

Probate Testimonial

I, on behalf of Howfield Music Ltd ( ex Musicale Ltd), have been very pleased with the outstanding Accountancy work and advice that Mr Ashley Phillips, partner of McCabe Ford Williams, and his team have provided to my company, and to me personally, over the past few years. He, and his team, have always been very helpful and friendly, and have been a pleasure to work with. I would thoroughly recommend Ashley/ McCabe Ford Williams to be your Accountant (or Auditor).

Mr G.R,, Accounts Manager, Howfield Music Ltd, Harpenden

Howfield Music


I’ve had some great advice and support from Pam and Julian this afternoon and I think we are all set.

Fingers crossed.

Thank you to everyone at MFW Herne Bay for all your support during this time,

Many thanks

Ms. EW, Director, Surefix Construction Company (Kent) Ltd

Surefix Construction Company (Kent) Limited

Leigh, Thanks for your help, good to know friendly help and support is still available for the advice to manage these unusual tasks for our business following the impact of Covid.


C May Motors

Covid testimonial – C May Motors

Can I please say a BIG thank you to you and the team for pointing out about the shared space business grant and the help available on that during Covid. We were given £2,700.00 today by Maidstone Council. Such a help!

Many thanks.


Sittingbourne client – Covid help

As an independent policy think-tank renowned for the quality of our research and high profile events, Localis requires a financial partner who can adapt as fast as we sometimes have to in a frenetic political world.
Since engaging with us, MFW has treated us as a unique and respected client, always working to understand our changing business needs. After more than a year of working for us, MFW has transformed our approach to running our short-term finances and planning to achieve our long-term business goals. For a small but busy research outfit, having surety as to our financial position is of immense benefit to senior staff and board directors. Furthermore, knowing that there is a dedicated, friendly and responsive MFW team on hand who can sort out any payroll or payment issues in a trice is a huge benefit.
When COVID-19 began to impact our business operations from the middle of March 2020, MFW offered a seamless and hugely effective service to deal with all the unknowns. Without the dedication of the staff and the professionalism of their service we would have struggled to turn our own business situation around in anything like the speed we achieved. As a trusted, highly professional, capable and dynamic provider of financial services and assistance, I cannot recommend MFW highly enough.

Mr J W Director, Localis Research Limited

Localis Research Limited

I would like to place on record, the process of handover from our previous accountants, management of providing and processing financial information, not exceeding previous level but a much higher quality of response, and without a doubt, the most pleasing aspect has been level of customer service provided. Yourself, Julian and Pam, are all a huge credit to your organisation.

It’s not often I given out this level of praise but honestly, First Class, if only I could keep up guys!!!

MFW Herne Bay – New client testimonial

Our company has been using McCabe Ford Williams since 2014 for our audit and tax computations, initially for Fal Aviation UK Limited, one of the smaller companies of the group and last year for London Ashford Airport Limited.

I have always found Jonathan Fullarton and his team to be thorough and professional in their approach to the audit process while achieving what is required within the time deadlines.

They are always friendly and approachable and are willing to be able to give advice if required.

I am more than happy to recommend their services.

Accountant & Payroll Officer – London Ashford Airport Limited

Jonathan Fullarton and the MFW Dover team have audited our accounts since 2014. They are efficient, supportive and accessible.

MFW audit our company accounts, they are a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend MFW and have done so to other businesses, who have been equally pleased.

Club Accountant & HR Administrator – Lydd Golf Club & Driving Range Ltd

We have worked with McCabe Ford Williams for over 25 years, and Jonathan Fullarton has been our advisor for a number of years. We have always found him to be very knowledgeable and professional. He has a very high level of integrity and is a very honest person. He is always quick to respond to questions and queries and is very friendly and approachable.

Intercrop Ltd

When Barbara Richards retired I was very upset because she had looked after me for years and helped me through difficult times. She was so lovely and efficient and I was worried that no one could take her place. But now I would like to say that Lee and Hannah, at the Lenham office, have been wonderful. They discovered that I was paying far too much tax, since my husband died in 2014.

I received a tax rebate yesterday. The efficiency and professionalism of Lee and Hannah has made a massive difference to my life and also to the life of my young daughter. We are now able to have a nice holiday this year.

With many thanks

A client of MFW Lenham

I have worked with MFW Dover for many years and their support and service is exceptional. The team are brilliant and they often times bend over backwards to help and advise. Their all-round business advice is something I would not ordinarily associate with an accountancy firm but Ian Pascall and team are always there to help and offer their support accumulated from many years of business experience. Absolutely first class. Their costs are reasonable and I cannot fault them in any way.

Mr S Edwards, MD CAD Surveys Ltd

I run a small business and my main worries are any tax implications. Having Leigh there to hold my hand makes me feel confident in pushing my business forward. He has been great, always ready to answer any questions I put to him. My business has recently gone VAT registered, I can't thank Leigh enough for all the help with setting this up.

Mr D Parkinson, 1st Stop Property Solutions Ltd

We engaged your firm some years ago due to a very disappointing service from our previous Accountancy practice and due to this previous poor performance, we were naturally concerned about the service to be received from yourselves?

Mr Leigh Jones was assigned to our company, and from our very first introduction, has proved to be a highly competent and professional person. We are delighted with the service received from Leigh, who always has time to discuss any points, no matter how small, and his guidance has always proved to be a great asset in the running of the business.

Due to Leigh, we now use McCabe Ford Williams for our other property development and lettings business, plus for the personal tax affairs of our Directors.

We can thoroughly recommend McCabe Ford Williams and particularly Leigh Jones, as any client will be in safe hands. Top marks all round!

Mr D Uden, Director – Industrial Electronic Controls Limited

McCabe Ford Williams has been GLL’s auditors and accountants for almost 20 years. The quality of service and the level of professionalism they provide are second to none. Over the years, they have provided invaluable support. They employ a high level of due diligence in everything they do. They are proactive in their approach and have always ensured GLL receives the best advice. Their attitude is one of nothing is ever too much trouble. I would have no hesitation in recommending the services of McCabe Ford Williams to any prospective clients.

Philip Donnay, Director of Finance, GLL

When we converted to academy status, we were well aware of the new statutory regulations placed upon us with regard to company accounting procedures and practices. Choosing the right accountant, therefore, was of great importance to us.

In our opinion McCabe Ford Williams, Sittingbourne offers the right balance of challenge and support that has enabled us to undertake the conversion successfully, review our policies and implement new financial software without too much stress. The members of staff at all levels at McCabe Ford Williams are very knowledgeable and experienced in how a school functions, so advice has always been appropriate and helpful.

Our appointed accountant, Partner Clair Rayner, listens to our needs and adapts her own practice to suit. The team is friendly and approachable and provides us with a most professional service.

We would have no concerns about recommending McCabe Ford Williams to other schools and academies.

Kevin Dickens, Deputy Head Teacher and Business Manager, The Abbey School Faversham

Ian Pascall immediately gave me good professional advice in a friendly manner and took the trouble to answer questions my last accountant hadn't. This made a significant difference to my liabilities and as a result, my lifestyle.

Paul Sullivan – Proprietor – Sullivan & Sons

MFW have provided accountancy and payroll services for our company for more than a decade. They are very approachable and knowledgeable regarding any help or query, and we have always found them extremely helpful and friendly over the 'phone and in person. We have no hesitation in recommending them.

Julia Powell – OGC Maintenance Ltd


I am writing to thank you for your help and support during my recent financial problems. Having just lost my business, and faced with potentially losing my home as well, the whole situation was becoming extremely stressful. Your clear advice helped me focus on the key issues and after our meeting I felt that the black cloud that had been hanging over me had lifted.

Your professionalism, expertise and understanding really helped me come to grips with the situation and calmed me down.

Thank you

Mr D

It is great to work with such a friendly team who have a good knowledge and understanding of both the charitable sector and local issues. They understand the pressures we face and our history and the importance of continuing our work despite the financial impact of public sector spending cuts.

Jane Angell-Payne, Dandelion Time

My company have used McCabe Ford Williams payroll services for a number of years now and have found the service to be extremely efficient. As soon as the payroll is requested the information required is back the same day. Having experienced other payroll services I have to say that McCabe Ford Williams have proved to the best by far and I would not hesitate in recommending their services.

Kelvin Warren – Director – Foundation Property Services

Clair’s in-depth knowledge surrounding the academies sector has been invaluable. She has gone to great lengths to provide support during the free school process and has been a pleasure to work with. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her services or that of MFW.

Sarah – Aspire Team

McCabe Ford Williams have acted as our Auditors for over 18 years and we have always found them to be professional and efficient in the tasks undertaken and always available for impartial advice if required. Visits to our premises to conduct audit checks are made with the minimum of interruption to our business routine and the staff concerned are always courteous in their dealings with our staff.

Testimonial Dover Office

We have in all these years received sound advice from McCabe Ford Williams, when asked, they have responded promptly and wisely.

Peter Bourne – Managing Director – Bourne Group

Martin Humphreys is an excellent contact for us and always on hand to answer any questions we have. Staff at Cranbrook are all equally as friendly and helpful, which is reassuring.

Mr and Mrs Millns – Proprietors – The Weald Smokery

I have worked with Clair Rayner for many years and can't recommend her enough for her professionalism and ability.

Simon Smedley – Managing Director/Owner – The Ship Inn – Conyer Swale Marina

Our company has been using the payroll service at McCabe Ford Williams for over 2 years and we always find them helpful, efficient and professional. Any queries and questions are answered on the same day, often within an hour or two and without any waiting which in turn makes my business more professional too. Having used other payroll companies in the past I would highly recommend MFW payroll services for offering a fantastic first class service at affordable and competitive prices

Jo Ward – Proprietor – New Foundations Day Nursery & Sidcup Children’s Centre

Our company has engaged the services of MFW payroll services for a number of years. We have an excellent working relationship with them and they are very responsive to our needs and have coped extremely well with the transition to auto-enrolment. MFW Payroll are a very professional and a very friendly team who understand and meet our needs and are an absolute pleasure to work with.

Malcolm Thomson – Finance Manager – Ferrabyrne Limited

Before working with McCabe Ford Williams we operated our own payroll system, it was time consuming and laborious keeping up with the latest changes from HMRC.

If we had known how simply it would be to hand everything over we would have done it sooner. The team at MFW are a pleasure to work with and are extremely efficient at what they do.

They have taken the stress out of payroll and are always on hand to answer any concerns we may have. We would thoroughly recommend the services of McCabe Ford Williams.

Lyn Rungay – Director – LMR Gear Tech Limited

MFW provide a great payroll service, which is a very professional, flexible and reliable. It is exactly what we require as it takes away all the worries and stress of the weekly payroll and allows us to concentrate on our day to day duties.

Scott Binskin – Financial Director – Wingham Wildlife Park 2008 Ltd

We currently use McCabe Ford Williams for all our payroll services. We operate weekly wages and also monthly salaries. Both schemes are managed and run very efficiently by Tina and Debbie, any adjustments are quickly processed and when we forgot once to email our wages over Debbie kindly reminded us we hadn’t! We are really happy with the service and professionalism McCabe’s offer us with any queries being quickly resolved.

Steve Perkins – M.A.A.T Management Accountant – Waterco Europe Ltd

I have been using MFW’s payroll service for the past 7 years. Throughout this period I have always found the staff to be friendly, professional & efficient in accommodating our needs. We are a small but busy charity so I have always appreciated having this level of service at our finger tips allowing us to devote our time to our charitable objectives.

Paul West – Centre Manager – The Island Partnership

We have been using McCabe Ford and Williams in our various business’s for over 30 years now.

We have been approached by various other companies who were looking for our business, but when you receive good, up to date advice from people whom you feel you can trust and act in your best interests, and who “Put themselves out” for you and treat you as individuals, why change?

Robin Field – Oakfield House

MFW offer a fantastic payroll service. We have been with them now for over 3 years and they are highly efficient , knowledgeable and reliable . We have a great working relationship with the team and the set up process is so easy as they take all the hard work away from you . This service is great value for money and I would highly recommend them.

Yvette Bayley – Director at F H Browne & Sons

We are a small gas engineering company and our wages are calculated through our Accountants McCabe Ford Williams of Sittingbourne.

McCabe Ford Williams provide an excellent service for us. They are extremely helpful and very efficient. They also calculate our monthly Tax and National Insurance contributions for us so all I have to do is make the payment on time to the HMRC. We have a quarterly visit from them to calculate our VAT payment, so again, all I have to do is pay the HMRC.

I can honestly say, that they are the most helpful ladies and if I have any queries whatsoever, I know I can ring them up and my query will be dealt with efficiently.

Chris Matcham – Matcham Gas Services

The team at McCabe Ford Williams, Maidstone continue to be a real support for our business. In addition to the usual services – bookkeeping, preparation of accounts etc. Emma Andrews has supported us on one project in particular that has made a huge difference to our business and done so with total professionalism. The team has taken the time to understand our business and is always ready with sound advice and guidance.

Ann Pilkington Director, PR Academy – Maidstone

I have worked with Mark Greenwood from the Ashford Office of MFW for a number of years and have always found him to be friendly, professional and approachable. He has dealt with my personal tax affairs as well as the bookkeeping, payroll and accounts for my company for a number of years now and I could not recommend him more. He has always managed to translate everything into plain English and his help has been a real benefit to me.

Mr M Sargeant, Salt & Vinegar Etc Limited

We’ve been clients of MFW Ashford for many years – and that’s because they provide us with an outstanding level of service. Polite, responsive, professional and lateral thinking, nothing is too much trouble. They often go the extra mile for us; we see it very much as a partnership and one that we’re delighted to recommend.

Mr D Callow, Indicator FL Memo

We have been in business for over twenty years and clients of McCabe Ford Williams from the outset. The service has been exemplary with the staff always pleasant and willing to help. If we have any queries or require assistance we appreciate the fast response we receive and the ability to speak to the person who deals with our accountancy and taxation matters. We are confident that any problems that may arise will be handled in a professional manner and would highly recommend them.

J. Ready – Little Oaks Early Years Limited

I was introduced to MFW when I was setting up my company in 2011. They helped me with all aspects of doing that, and now run the payroll, manage the accounts, pensions and statutory reporting, as well as answer every possible question and issue that emerges. All of the staff and partners I have worked with have been friendly, helpful, proactive and courteous. I consider them to be an essential and integral part of my business.

Mr G Higson – GCH Pharma Consultants Limited

We have used MFW Ashford to help us cover our payroll function when we required cover and despite the short notice they were more than happy to help. We have found their staff to be friendly, approachable and helpful and would not hesitate to recommend them.

C Morrissey, Finance Director, The Howletts Wild Animal Trust

Independent Insurance Services have been trading for 25 years and since its humble beginnings we appointed John Shipley from Dover at McCabe Ford Williams. They have been excellent with providing advice and support throughout, which has in turn achieved growth year on year. In addition they’re able to help with strategic aspects to the business as well as tax planning and further have a most efficient PAYE department, which overall saves us time that enabled us to concentrate on the business. The service has been first-class throughout and on many occasions we have recommended them and have no hesitation in continuing to do so.

Mr R Johnson, Independent Insurance Services & Insure Green

McCabe Ford Williams have been our company & personal accountants for over 25 years. The partner we deal with is John Shipley. During that time we have always had excellent service from John & his team. As we all know there are times when quick advice is required & McCabe's have always responded as required. One thing we do notice is the depth of knowledge within the practice when questions aren’t of the norm!

Mr E Cook, MD, Cook Fabrications Ltd