Our values

Our fresh thinking and experienced approach means that businesses from across the North West choose to work with us.


We ensure that we translate our technical knowledge and experience into advice that you can use in your business – we make sure you understand the information, and how that will impact you and your business.


We help businesses all over the North West, and many of our clients have been clients with us for a very long time – they know that our knowledge and experience helps them achieve their business goals.

Sounding board

No matter what the problem, we’re here to help. We’re here to offer our business advice, and to act as a sounding board. Our success comes from your success, so we’ve got a vested interest in helping you succeed.

Experienced business people

Our advisors help many businesses, therefore we’ve got the experience to understand how to help your business, from increasing profitability to covering an issue with cashflow. We give straight-talking and honest advice. In our opinion, it’s the only way to be.

Our family

As part of the Cowgill Holloway group, we have all the resources a business might need to succeed. No matter what stage of the business life cycle your business is at, we can help you along with your plan, whether that’s a growth strategy or an exit strategy – we can help you achieve that next step.

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