Keeping You Out Of Trouble

We get up every morning to help family run businesses build a better future for the next generation because family is the most important part of all of our lives.

This is the traditional role of the accountant. Following along behind the entrepreneur picking up all of the dropped balls being the “boring bits”.

Filing paperwork with the HMRC or Companies House before any deadlines and generally trying to ensure that the business owner complies with regulation or the law.

This is still a really important role because our country is run on the amount of penalties or fines that the government agencies can impose on its citizens.

Plus deregulation means that anyone can claim to be an accountant with no qualifications and little experience.

The usual suspects when it comes to regulation are below and we support and advise our clients on all of these on a practical and “no jargon” basis.

Audit – possibly the ultimate need to have but really don’t want.

Auto Enrolment – we have the stress free solution to this problem.

Bookkeeping – we give our clients the perfect business gift. Their weekends back, because in the past they have had to spend so much of this valuable time “doing their books”.

Commercial Insurance – access to our hugely experienced broker and great rates.

Company Secretarial – not as easy as it seems and often done wrong which could potentially cause tax problems.

GDPR – so important to protect any personal data you may hold. Too often ignored but get it wrong and the penalties and reputational damage could put you out of business.

Human Resources – horrible name but oh so important to get the best from your team.

Payroll – on time, accurate, fully secured and GDPR Compliant.

Statutory Accounts – everyone needs accurate, reliable financial accounts prepared by qualified accountants because your suppliers and customers are constantly assessing whether they want to do business with you. 

Tax Compliance – Making Tax Digital perhaps should be called Making Tax Difficult although with our systems we call it Making Tax Delightful.

VAT – Horrible, time consuming, and so easy to get it wrong. Why get stressed over it? Give it to us to sort out.

Existing clients can login to WandD Family Zone to find out more about the above.

We want to spend time with you face to face to really help you create a successful business and build a better future for your family.

What our clients say!

“I have been in the consultancy sector of business for 10 years and have worked with Wood & Disney throughout this time. During this time they have worked with me through the good and bad times to help evolve my business and steer me in the right direction.

With the help of Wood & Disney I moved my records onto QuickBooks Online accounting software. I struggled to find the time to use the system to its full potential therefore I soon offloaded all the hassle onto Wood & Disney who have been able to provide me with far more beneficial real time information which has allowed me to make far better decisions for both myself and my company. I started to notice a real difference as, in a difficult period for the very niche industry, my time was freed up to spend looking for new contracts.

Blake Davies
Brand Life Consultancy Limited

“All the wood and disney team are friendly. Calls/emails are answered in a timely manner. We do not just feel like a number and it feels like wood and disney really care about us and have our best interests at heart".

Kate Heffernan & Verity Dent
Heffernan Dental Specialists Limited

“After being with Wood & Disney for several years and recently embracing cloud computing and outsourcing payroll to them I would like to say a big thank you to the whole team.

I am constantly delighted with the comprehensive and tailored support that we receive, they are a wonderful bunch of professionals. They provide us with prompt and friendly help and guidance whenever needed which is important when running a small company. They are forward thinking and always take the opportunity to give advice on improving our profitability. I can't think of anyone I would trust more with our accounts".

Paul & Amanda Cartlidge
R. Bullock Precision Engineering Limited

“I have been working with Wood and Disney for about 4 years now and I am very satisfied with the service I have received from them. They are by far the best accounting company I have worked with. They are not just my accountants; they are very professional business consultants who have been providing me with very useful suggestions on different aspects of my business. They are very competent and experienced in what they do. Brendon and David who have been working with us, are very professional and knowledgeable, and the advice they offered me in relation to claiming my company’s R&D Tax relief has been extremely useful. As such, I have no hesitation in recommending them as a very professional and reliable accounting firm based in Colchester".

Mohsen Nakhaeinejad
Oxborrow Engineering Limited

In my view, Wood & Disney isn't just an accountancy firm, but instead act as my business advisors. They support me and my business in planning ahead and assessing what steps I need to take to help grow my business further, in a way that suits me. I would recommend Wood & Disney to anyone looking for plain-speaking help with the financial aspects of managing a growing business. Speak with David or Peter."

Peppa Sheridan

Peptalk Communications

“I love that you are not stereotypical accountants.  You make the “subject matter” interest (as best as is possible!), and I had fun when we meet!  Your engagement process is slick and simple and I’m very clear on what I’ve signed up to and my responsibility in the business relationship.  You have quickly earned my trust and I feel assured you will look after Neon Solutions business needs and support us with professional, honest advice when we need it.

I am especially grateful for your patience and support while we have been getting our business off the ground and am looking forward to Neon Solution’s future with confidence – I’m pleased we can share the road to success!”

Donna Hudson

Neon Solutions Limited



Wood & Disney Chartered Accountants
Lodge Park, Lodge Lane
Essex, CO4 5NE

T: 01206 233170

wood and disney is the trading name of Wood & Disney Ltd, a company registered in the UK number 4143288



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