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We are Microsoft Gold Partners. Principally specialising in software development, modernisation and integration for the cloud, as well as on-premises and hybrid systems. Our expertise is in Microsoft .NET and Azure, SQL Server, BizTalk Server, SharePoint Server and Xamarin.

About Us

With a heritage of over 30 years, the company is driven by its founders Geoff Ballard and Andrew Chalmers who have distinct backgrounds in technology and business, yet share the same desire to simply make things work better in business.

We deliver a flexible and mature approach to application development and have adapted methodologies and terms of business to suit the requirements of our clients.

Our real-world business and technical expertise mean we are able to work with clients to find the best possible way of interpreting briefs commercially to deliver projects in scope, on time and in budget.

Our clients include leading public and private sector organisations in all major industry sectors; particularly energy & utilities, financial services, non-profit, education and health.


We understand that working with a new supplier is a big decision, as Microsoft Gold partners and Crown Commercial Suppliers you can be sure we are a reliable partner. We can deliver what we promise, our technical expertise is high and your software is in safe hands.

Only the top 5% of Microsoft Partners have attained Microsoft competencies, meeting extensive technology requirements and demonstrating expertise through rigorous exams. We have demonstrated this proficiency in multiple areas, achieving five gold and silver competencies.

As a Microsoft Partner, we benefit from specialised technical support and services from Microsoft, which means we can serve you better.

Crown Commercial Service Supplier

We are an official supplier for the Crown Commercial Service for the ‘Digital Outcomes and Specialists 4’ framework. This service aids the research, designing, building, testing and delivery of software applications and digital services within the public sector.

The framework has been agreed between the government and Ballard Chalmers to offer custom software development to public sector organisations.


We deliver a flexible approach to application development and have adapted methodologies and terms of business to suit the requirements of our clients.

In the main, we provide IT executives and managers of large organisations with expertise and skills on an outsource service and technical partnership basis to help to achieve your programme objectives. Our commitment to our clients is that we will bring the best possible expertise and skill sets to the partnership.

We work with UK enterprises on a broad and varied range of projects. From designing and developing new applications that support business innovation and business process streamlining; to existing application modernisation and systems integrations – particularly today with hybrid cloud systems, integrating online and offline enterprise systems securely and efficiently.

Our core services give us great flexibility to work with clients across any point of the development life cycle. 



Certificate No. 104132020

ISO (International Organization for Standardization) provide guidance and tools to ensure our products and services consistently meet client requirements. As an ISO 9001:2015 certified organisation, audited by Quality Management Systems (QMS), we measure our performance on an ongoing basis and strive to consistently improve it.


Certificate No. 331192020

ISO 27001:2013 details the requirements for establishing, executing, upholding and refining an information security management system within the framework of the organization. Our certification proves our security measures are perfected to keep up with changes in security threats, weaknesses and business impact.

Cyber Essentials

In line with the UK National Cyber Security Strategy, Ballard Chalmers’ Cyber Essentials certification demonstrates our commitment to compliance with Government-backed and industry-supported cyber security standards.


Ballard Chalmers is accredited by and is a member of the London Digital Security Centre. A not for profit joint venture between the Mayor of London, the Metropolitan Police Service and the City of London Police. London Digital Security Centre’s role is to help businesses to grow and innovate through operating in a secure digital environment.


We are proud to have recieved the following awards from independent ratings and reviews firms, Clutch, The Manifest and GoodFirms.

Top Software Developers
Clutch Global 1000 list
Clutch Top B2B Companies 2021
Top Cloud Computing Company



With well-seasoned experts at the helm, Ballard Chalmers are the experts you can rely on for your custom software development. Learn more about our team here.


Ballard Chalmers holds corporate social responsibility as a central pillar of our ethos as a business. Discover more about the causes we support and initiatives we back here.

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