About Holcombe Associates

We’ve made it our mission to help ambitious business owners and entrepreneurs achieve their business goals.  

Overcome your business challenges

Our story

Holcombe Associates was born out of a burning desire to help busy owner-managers and company directors overcome their challenges, achieve sustainable growth and realise their business objectives.

Whatever your goals, whether it’s scaling up, boosting revenues, developing your people or managing growth, we can help your business reach its full potential.

Our founder, James Wadsell, enjoyed a long and successful business career with a proven track record of running and growing successful companies.

An experienced company director, James is a creative and pragmatic problem-solver who’s on a mission to help other businesses to thrive and succeed.

He started Holcombe Associates to pass on his skills, knowledge and expertise to business owners who need it to help them successfully navigate their business journeys.   

A wealth of business experience

About James

James has more than 25 years’ experience as a company director and starting, growing and selling his own successful enterprises.

He has vast experience of both B2C and B2B, with a strong track record of delivering growth and creating value in his own businesses and the clients he’s worked with.

This personal insight gives James the insight and understanding of what drives business owners, the pressures they face, and the advice and support they need to achieve their ambitions.

James also has first-hand experience with family businesses and understands the unique challenges and benefits that exist.

James is passionate about helping business owners and directors at every stage of their wealth cycle. He offers a wide range of general and specialist management skills and experience to help your business and your team achieve your potential and objectives.

What drives Holcombe Associates?

Our values

We provide expert support, advice and guidance to help you run your business more efficiently and achieve your ambitions, whatever they may be. Everything we do is driven by our values of:


We do the right thing, not the easy thing and are upfront and honest with everything we say and do.  


We’re problem-solvers and only make recommendations that are sensible, realistic and achievable.


Our clients are the most important thing to our business. We do everything with a personal touch.


We’re open, transparent and committed to ensuring everything we do is in your best interests.


We have a genuine desire to understand your business, your customers and the world you live in.    

Achieve your vision

Work with Holcombe Associates

We’ve supported a wide range of businesses across the UK and helped them develop and grow, from small family enterprises to larger SMEs.  

We have many years of experience at the sharp end of business, identifying and exposing inefficiencies, producing and delivering solutions and improving business performance.

Whatever size and type of business you have, if you need some advice, support or guidance, whether that’s to solve a specific problem or develop a longer-term growth strategy, we can help. 

To find out more about our services and how we can help you achieve your business objectives, whatever they may be, give us a call today.