Value added audit provides more than just an opinion

Our highly skilled team are experienced in working with regional, national and international companies and groups of all sizes. We are well versed in working as a group auditor, using evidence from component auditors for international subsidiaries, as well as undertaking the role of component auditor at a local level and reporting to group auditors based elsewhere in the world.

We work with you to gain a deep understanding of your business, your processes and your systems, and combine this with our dynamic, modern approach. Our knowledge of multiple accounting programmes reduce our dependence on your team and minimise the disruption caused during our visit.

  • An annual turnover greater than £10.2m
  • Total Gross assets greater than £5.1m
  • 50 or more employees on average throughout the year

Other types of businesses, for example charities or PLC’s, require audits at differing levels, and some automatically.

Subsidiary companies will require an audit unless exempt.

Some finance lenders will make it a condition of borrowing for an audit to be undertaken.

Any shareholder owning 10% or more of a business can request an audit of the financial statements.

“We have worked with Ford Campbell Freedman for several years now. The team are great and every engagement - be that audit or tax - has been delivered on time and on budget. Highly recommended.”

Chris Lewis – Endless
Nick Eagleton - Austin Hayes

"It is clear from every interaction with FCF the difference that they deliver through their consistent personal touch."

“Austin Hayes Group have benefited through the provision by FCF of statutory auditing of our business for more than 10 years. It is clear from every interaction with FCF the difference that they deliver through their consistent personal touch.

The understanding by FCF of our business, and their interactions with our people deliver our annual accounting reports with the minimal disruption to our business, whilst also delivering accuracy and clarity of report.

Our appreciation for the high quality of service always provided by FCF being demonstrated through our current intentions to develop and expand our relationship with FCF further. Trusting their commercial planning and advice to enable correct strategic planning as we grow our business for the next 10 years, with FCF.”

Simon Coghlan - Graypen Group

“…responsive, proactive and supportive, we genuinely value the relationship that we have built up…”

“We have worked with Dale and the Team at FCF for over 15+ years, they handle all of our audit and tax work as well as expertly guiding us.

They provide us with first class advice in relation to our annual accounts and tax returns and have always exceeded our expectations in this respect. Their knowledgeable business advice has enabled us to grow our business solidly with complicated situations becoming far less complex with them onboard.

Everyone that we deal with in FCF is responsive, proactive and supportive, we genuinely value the relationship that we have built up and as such I have no hesitation in recommending their services.”

Mark Robinson – Clayton Glass

“The whole team there are professional, both proactive and reactive, very responsive and easy to work with.”

“A change in in my career path led me to working with FCF after leaving a role I had been in for 20+ years. From day one it just felt right. The whole team there are professional, both proactive and reactive, very responsive and easy to work with. Working collaboratively made my first year audit an extremely smooth process. I look forward to working with them in the future”

Jane Wardell - Caval

"Caval Ltd has been using the services of Ford Campbell Freedman for over 10 years and during that time we have been very satisfied with the service we have received from them." 

“Whether engaged on our statutory audit, rolling out our EMI scheme, or responding to an ad-hoc VAT query, they are always available to assist us with timely, sensible and valuable guidance.

They understand the workings and issues facing owner managed businesses. Furthermore, we know they understand our business, but they also understand our people too, owners and staff, which further enhances our working relationship.

We would not hesitate in recommending Ford Campbell Freedman to any potential new client who wants the best for their business.”

Dale Coleman Partner
Andy Nichols Audit & Business Advisory Manager
Lisa Calvert Partner