Quick facts
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • 13 Standard Way, Fareham Industrial Park, Fareham, Hampshire, United Kingdom, PO16 8XB
Share on Social

About Williams & Co.

Williams & Co. is one of the largest independent plumbers merchants in the South and since being established in 1972, by Mick Williams, now has over 30 branches across the Southern Home Counties.

Williams & Co. is a great place to work due to its relaxed culture and family-feeling. They always have a can-do attitude and maintain a positive spirit. The organisation is dedicated to spurring on its employees with commitment and enthusiasm.

Recently, the combination of great prices and the best products backed up by exceptional service has catapulted them forwards to become a major regional independent and one of the fastest growing merchants in the UK.

They aim to sell the best products, at the best prices, with the best service and constantly to improve their workplaces, pay and benefits.

What is it like to work for Williams & Co.

As a company they understand that a proportion of their employees have children and they support them in a variety of ways. During Maternity/Paternity leave, communication is maintained through Line Management communication as well as company updates via post. This allows the employee to still feel part of the organisation and transition back into work with ease. They also allow working parents to take time out of work, fully paid, to go to events such as assembly's and sports days. 
My Team
My Team
Due to the varying geographical locations of their sites, each site has a budget of their own to carry out team building events as they see fit. Examples of previous team events include, a day out to Go Ape, celebratory meals and golfing days. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees at Williams & Co. have the opportunity to take advantage of many benefits, this include free private healthcare, performance related pay, a share option scheme, and staff discounts.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:


  • Staff Turnover:


  • Staff:


  • UK sites:


  • Average Age:


  • Male : Female:

    82% / 18%


Want to get on the list or be accredited?

Start your engagement journey today and find out what you need to do to earn a Best Companies accreditation or a place on the Best Companies lists.