We get that it's emotional

How you pass on your business, if at all, probably feels like the hardest decision you’ll ever make. It helps to have someone who’s been there before. We are your PwC.

Gordon Singer, Private Business Yorkshire and family adviser

Many Yorkshire companies in the region will recognise Gordon as one of the region’s leading tax advisers. But he’s much more than that. Mediator. Family adviser. Diplomat. He’s helped families work through difficult and sometimes emotional issues in relation to the businesses they own and the people that work for them.

When Saf works with Optare, a Yorkshire-based bus manufacturer and exporter, they know that she brings the best of PwC to help on everything from Research & Development (R&D) tax credits to cross-border issues such as transfer pricing – that’s a given.

When Saf works with Optare, a Yorkshire-based bus manufacturer and exporter, they know that she brings the best of PwC to help on everything from Research & Development (R&D) tax credits to cross-border issues such as transfer pricing – that’s a given.

When Saf works with Optare, a Yorkshire-based bus manufacturer and exporter, they know that she brings the best of PwC to help on everything from Research & Development (R&D) tax credits to cross-border issues such as transfer pricing – that’s a given.

When Saf works with Optare, a Yorkshire-based bus manufacturer and exporter, they know that she brings the best of PwC to help on everything from Research & Development (R&D) tax credits to cross-border issues such as transfer pricing – that’s a given.

When Saf works with Optare, a Yorkshire-based bus manufacturer and exporter, they know that she brings the best of PwC to help on everything from Research & Development (R&D) tax credits to cross-border issues such as transfer pricing – that’s a given.

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Whether to pass on the business, or not. How to hand over but continue to protect and provide for the family for the future. How to hold the family together. He’s a sounding board that helps leaders of family business get to the right place, for them, their families and the employees that look up to them.

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Family businesses get ready for digital disruption - PwC 21st CEO Survey

Family businesses get ready for digital disruption - PwC 21st CEO Survey

UK heads of family businesses who participated in our recent CEO survey all agreed that technology is a great enabler to their business though often it can also feel overwhelming. Cyber topped the list of digital concerns for family business CEOs with 81% concerned by cyber threats. Two thirds of the family business CEOs surveyed were also concerned by the speed of technological change and just over half saw changes in core technologies of production or service provision as disruptive to their business over the next 5 years.

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