Grant Thornton UK LLP

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Our dedicated national food and beverage team works with over 550 food and beverage businesses across the UK, advising across the whole supply chain, from 'farm to fork'. We have unrivalled connectivity and relationships in the sector, bringing together a wealth of local and international sector knowledge combined with strong transactional expertise. This relationship-based approach ensures delivery of results and maximises value for our clients.

Our services

  • Business risk services – internal audit, technology risk assurance, cyber security and compliance assurance
  • Advisory – regulatory, business consulting, debt advisory and corporate finance
  • Audit – statutory and non-statutory audits, corporate governance and cost assurance
  • Tax – corporate and international, employment, VAT, tax risk management and tax technology, data and analysis, forensics, investigation and cybersecurity services

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Over recent months we have talked to thousands of businesses about COVID-19, building a deep understanding of the market's concerns – and plans to solve them, advising our clients on how to assess the current situation, protect their business and prepare to restore business-as-usual.

We have collated our latest guidance, advice and resources into a helpful online hub - Responding to COVID-19, bringing together political insights, professional services expertise as well as a wealth of insight across different industries.

Specific help includes:

  • Debt advisory
  • Cash flow management
  • Strategic support and business planning for use by funders
  • Cost reduction
  • Transaction support

Complimentary Virtual COVID-19 Workshops

Grant Thornton would be delighted to offer you a complimentary virtual workshop session, facilitated by our industry and technical experts. The purpose behind the call is to give you the opportunity to step back from you're your business for an hour to reflect on your current position, stress-test your existing strategy and plans, as well as to get assurance that you are proactively considering all angles, potential risks and opportunities. Rather than giving you generic information, we will provide practical and sector-specific insights, as well as to challenge and strengthen your current strategy and thinking.

For advice and to request a call please speak to our specialist Felicity Bown at and email our helpline at

24 hour Debt Advisory Helpdesk

If you have any questions or wish to speak with a Debt Advisory expert about your debt position, or accessing any of the government guarantee/lending schemes, you are welcome to contact Grant Thornton's Debt Advisory Helpdesk. We aim to respond within 24 hours. Please find further details below:

More Information

Trefor Griffiths
Head of Food & Beverage and Consumer
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7728 2537

Twitter: @GrantThorntonUK
LinkedIn: @GrantThorntonUKLLP

Last reviewed: 11 Jun 2020