Private Business

We get you want someone with you for the journey. Across the country, we work with private companies to help them solve important problems and achieve their growth potential.

We are your PwC

We get you want to expand overseas

Helping businesses plan, manage and grow

We bring together private businesses of all sizes from across the UK that have successfully grown their businesses through trade and export, to share their experiences, learning, ideas and innovations. We hope you find their stories inspiring and helpful. 

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We are your PwC

We get you want someone with you for the journey. We work with over 16,000 private companies across the country and help them solve important problems and achieve their growth potential.

We can help you spot opportunities for growth, manage risk, save money and create value and will work with you to put all the pieces together. We are focused on building long term relationships, based on honesty, trust and commitment and work with our clients through the ups and downs.

Meet the team

We get that you really care
When things matter this much, you want to work with someone who’s as passionate about your business as you are.
We are your PwC.

Suzi Woolfson
Private Business and force of nature
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We get
that leading
can feel lonely
When big decisions or the day-to-day starts to weigh on you and your business, it helps to have someone by your side. We are your PwC.

Martin Cowie
Martin Cowie, Private Business NI and confidante
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We get that legacy matters
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.

Sian Steele
Private Business and family confidante
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We get that it’s about the extra mile
Whether it’s running a marathon or getting your business fit for growth, you want someone to move as quickly as you do. We are your PwC.

Nick Cook
Private Business Yorkshire & pace setter
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We get you want someone at every stage
A change in ownership can bring opportunity but also increased expectations. It helps to have someone who’s seen it before. We are your PwC.

Sarah O’Donnell
Private Business Midlands and forward thinker
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Insights

Corporate Governance: Time to act

Corporate Governance: Time to act

Following the recent adoption of the new Corporate Governance reporting regulations extending sustainable and responsible governance practices to U.K. private limited companies, those businesses will need to quickly assess their corporate governance framework and reporting to be compliant from 1 January 2019.

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Private businesses are increasingly using debt finance to fund transactions with shareholders. Is this appropriate for you?

Private businesses are increasingly using debt finance to fund transactions with shareholders. Is this appropriate for you?

Having grown their business successfully over a number of years, shareholders can often find that they have a sizeable proportion of their personal and family wealth tied up in one business. Often, shareholdings in a company can end-up split amongst founders and their “friends and family”, who may have helped support the entrepreneurs with startup capital.

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Suzi Woolfson
UK Private Business market leader, PwC United Kingdom
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