Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Cloud Service Provider & IT Consultancy Services
  • Year established:
    1991
  • Website:
    http://www.fordway.com
  • Contact
    • Hambledon House, Catteshall Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU11 1JJ

About Fordway Solutions

Fordway Solutions are a cloud service provider and IT consultancy firm, helping clients who have complex IT requirements and desire change and reliability.

With more than 27 years’ experience, Fordway Solutions help leading organisations across all market sectors to get the best from their IT infrastructure. Their solutions are robust, secure, future-proof and cost-effective.

The team uses best practice processes, technologies and security standards to provide a tailored solution that delivers the project on time and on budget. They work with a wide range of partners, from market leaders to innovative technology companies, to find the best solution for each customer’s business requirements.

Chief Executive Richard Blanford founded the company in 1991 but has been working in IT since he identified a need to provide hands-on skills and support in the 1980s. In his spare time, Richard plays drums in a rock band and is a keen sailor.


What is it like to work for Fordway Solutions

Leadership
Leadership
Richard visits the greengrocer every week to purchase fruit for the office out of his own pocket, and recognises success by inviting everyone out to the pub after work for a drink. He declined the option to have his own office and is always available.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Each employee can take one day’s annual leave per year to work for a registered charity of their choice. Fordway Solutions also holds in-house events such as Macmillan Coffee Mornings and ‘Wear it Pink’ days, and put together bags of items for children in disaster areas
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Their employee of the month award is nominated by staff based on their company values. The entire company votes for a nominee and the winner receives an additional half-day’s paid leave in the following month.

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Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Staff Turnover:

    34%

  • Average Age:

    40

  • Staff:

    53

  • Earning £35,000+:

    57%

  • Male : Female:

    83% / 17%

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