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A Problem Shared is a Problem Halved: Why an Outsourced Finance Director can Help with More Than Just the Numbers.

In the latest edition of Northern Insight Magazine, Geoff Maclauchlan explains how enlisting the expertise of an experienced Finance Director can be invaluable, and not just with the numbers!

Sharing The Wealth: Insights Gained and Lessons Learned as an SME Portfolio FD

Steven Jones, a Portfolio Finance Director (FD) and one of five FDs at Kingsmere Financial Directors, looks back on his experience in the North East SME sector, and gives his three ‘universal truths’ which he believes are fundamental to growing a flourishing business and forging a successful career.

10 Reasons to Consider Hiring a Portfolio Finance Director

In the latest issue of Northern Insight Magazine, Bob Evans, a portfolio FD at Kingsmere Finance Directors, shares his top 10 ways a portfolio FD can add value to your business.

Kingsmere Finance Directors Expands in Response to Growing Demand

A successful outsourced financial director firm, Kingsmere Financial Directors, is expanding its headcount and offer to fulfil growing demand for businesses’ needs for financial intelligence.

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Holding a mirror up to your business

In May's edition of Northern Insight, Geoff examines the importance of having current financial information to gauge a business’s health.

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The End is in Sight, but Businesses Need to be Cautious

Featured in the latest edition of Northern Insight, Geoff provides an update on the current situation for business owners and what they should be looking out for as Coronavirus restrictions ease.

Where we’re at…

With light at the end of the tunnel, hopefully some form of normality will resume leading to an upsurge of spending and increased commercial

The furlough scheme is due to end on 30 September and loans provided at the beginning of the pandemic are now having to be repaid. As there are still uncertainties ahead, it would be sensible for businesses not to repay loans early, instead keeping cash reserves for unexpected challenges, whilst ensuring that repayments are made as scheduled.

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Making sense of the numbers in the current climate

Geoff features in the latest edition of Northern Insight and continues his assessment of business in the crisis. 

North of Tyne Rural Business Growth Investment Board

Rural Business Growth Service Appointment for Kingsmere Director

Kingsmere Finance's Managing Director, Geoff Maclauchlan has been appointed as a member of the North of Tyne Rural Business Growth Fund Investment Board. He has also been appointed as a Technical Specialist for the North of Tyne Rural Business Growth Service (RBGS). The RBGS is a £7.896m project to support micro and SME businesses based in the rural areas of the North of Tyne Combined Authority.

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Tips for Survival - Part Two - Surviving the Second Wave

As many businesses are impacted by a second wave of coronavirus restrictions, Managing Director, Geoff Maclauchlan explains in his latest video what business owners and managers should be thinking about now.

Helping businesses in the North East with their finances

Tips for Survival

In May, Geoff Maclauchlan recorded a video providing tips for survival and what businesses need to think about in response to COVID-19. 

Kingsmere Finance Directors have helped my business with planning and forecasting. Geoff is excellent at communicating and keeping me updated. An overall helpful experience.

Ceramics Designer

Kingsmere Finance Directors have provided me with an excellent, adaptive service. Geoff has helped my business by increasing our awareness of financial options and assisting with strategic financial planning. He is great at listening, suggesting solutions and financial planning.

Vintage Retailer