Richard is a general practitioner but also specialises in corporate finance, business planning and fundraising projects using both of his Chartered Accountancy and Marketing knowledge to help advise his clients.
Richard has a wide range of clients from independent traders and owner managed family businesses to large groups of companies, social enterprises and charities across a wide range of industries and sectors. He has particular experience in the creative media and technology, international, independent consultants and industrial wholesaler sectors.
Richard helps his clients understand the numbers behind their business so that they can explore routes to improving profitability and business growth through informed decision making. Helping his clients understand important performance indicators and working capital measures Richard’s hands on approach ensures each client receives the individual support they require.
Richard’s project work often involves bringing other professionals together to form teams with both the skills and experience to deliver results to the most complex situations. Whilst his academic background and strong business acumen enable Richard to provide clear and structured commercial advice.
Graduating from Birmingham University with a Honours degree in Commerce Richard joined a top 50 accountancy firm qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2001. He was appointed as a Partner at Nicholsons in 2007 and became a director in 2016. He is a member of the ICAEW Corporate Finance and Finance and Management faculties. Richard qualified as a Chartered Marketeer in 2006 after completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing in 2005 for which he was awarded the top North East student award.
Richard gives a lot of his time outside of work to voluntary sector projects. He is a founding member of Market Rasen BIG that became one of the first Portas Pilot towns and is a trustee for another Lincolnshire based charity.
Richard is currently writing a book about business planning and is a regular speaker on finance and business planning at seminars and conferences.
Richard is married and enjoys spending time with his family walking in the Lincolnshire Wolds or Lake District. He is also a keen cyclist and amateur photographer. His dream job outside of accountancy would be a pro cycling team photographer covering the social aspects of the Tour de France.
Or simply give Richard a call on 01522 815100.