Scale up UK


It takes more than a great idea to build a winning business.
Converting a dream into a successful business requires intuition, skill and stamina. You'll need vision and passion, a great team, a sustainable business model and a product or service that people want to buy. For a business to succeed, it must evolve, develop and disrupt, finding a better or different way to challenge the status quo.

Supporting your business

We work with entrepreneurs and management teams at every stage of the business lifecycle. We champion and promote entrepreneurship, focusing our energy and expertise on aspirational and growing businesses whose founders want to succeed and make a difference.

We go the extra mile for our clients, offering:

  • an extensive range of commercial, financial and taxation services
  • a dedicated Entrepreneurial Services Group
  • comprehensive national and international connections
  • carefully chosen strategic alliance partners
  • connectivity through tailored introductions, regular networking and events

From start-up to exit and beyond, our unique 'one-stop-shop' of accountancy, tax and related services has been developed to meet the personal financial and business needs of founders, management teams and their investors.

Our capabilities in over 115 countries, provided in part through our membership of Nexia International and Oaklins International, help our clients achieve their financial ambitions, no matter where they are based or active.

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Business strategy

A business needs a clearly-articulated strategy in order to attract funding, to focus resources and to align the efforts of all staff.

Dream Bigger

We support aspirational and growing businesses, often known as 'scale-ups', with their future growth plans and help them to dream bigger.

Understand the landscape by using our online benchmarking tool to compare your business against your peers. Take our free survey to find out where your business is in its growth journey and download your personal copy of our research.
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How we can help

Assurance and accounting

Assurance and accounting

Ensuring you have effective and accurate financial systems and controls in place to meet your business and compliance requirements is critical to your success.

Corporate finance and transaction services

Corporate finance

Raising capital, managing portfolios and strong transactional support from our corporate finance team.

Outsourced accounting

Business outsourcing services

Efficient, cost-effective and comprehensive outsourcing and back-office services can help you boost profits and reduce risk.

Pensions and employee benefits

Pensions and employee benefits

Ensuring the relevant pensions and benefits arrangements are in place to help attract and retain the best people is critical to the success of any business.

Business tax

Business tax

Ever-changing legislation and a global crackdown on tax avoidance mean your business now operates in an increasingly challenging tax environment.

Valuations and transactons

Transaction and valuation services

Enabling clients to make clear, informed decisions on transactions, by better understanding avoidable risks

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Scale-up diagnostic tool

Are you ready to scale? Find out now by taking our free scale-up diagnostic.

See how we can help you dream bigger

Entrepreneurs and their businesses are the lifeblood of the UK economy. Our experts are proud to work alongside many of these growing and scale-up businesses, across multiple industries and sectors, providing advice and support that underpins successful growth. Get in touch now to see how we can help you grow your business.
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Guy Rigby

Head of Entrepreneurial Services, Partner, London

Author of From Vision to Exit From vision to exit
From Vision to Exit

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