Established boutique firm with a
personable, pragmatic approach to best
manage distress situations.

About

Greg – Greg Whitehead, Northpoint Chartered Certified Accountant, a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and a Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals

Greg Whitehead - Principal

Greg is a Chartered Certified Accountant, a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and a Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3). He has over 30 years standing in his specialist field.

Greg began his career at local accountants Ryecroft Glenton.

He moved to KPMG in 1990 where he was introduced to Corporate Recovery and Insolvency work.

In 1995 he joined Deloitte, progressing to senior management. His work, across the UK, was focused on independent business reviews and monitoring assignments for Banks and managing formal insolvency cases.

In 2004 Greg formed Northpoint to provide advice and solutions to North East businesses.

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Email:greg@northpoint.co.uk
Mobile: 07900 241 464

Linda Farish is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner working mainly with owner managed businesses in distress situations.

Linda Farish - Consultant

Linda is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner working with owner managed businesses in distress situations.

She has worked in the insolvency sector for 25 plus years, initially with a Big 4 firm and then local practices.

Whilst the turnaround of a business is her priority, when this is not possible she advises on the best insolvency solution.

Linda is past North East Chair for R3, a trade body representing turnaround experts and insolvency practitioners and served on R3’s Council and Small Practitioner Group.

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linda@northpoint.co.uk
Mobile: 07308 662 252

Gary manages the efficient progress of formal insolvency appointments

Gary Wemyss - Case Manager

Gary joined Northpoint in 2021 from a national firm. He has worked in Insolvency since 2015.

He has completed his initial insolvency exams and is now studying towards an ICAEW qualification.

Gary's main role is managing the efficient and compliant progress of formal insolvency appointments.

gary@northpoint.co.uk
Mobile: 07792 604 698

Rita Escott - Office Management and Cashier

Rita began her career in Estate Agency administration before a senior PA role for Venture Capitalist 3i plc in the 90s.

After a break to raise her children she returned to work with a national insolvency firm setting up a new branch in Newcastle. After 8 years Rita joined Northpoint in 2015 as Cashier as well as office administration.

rita@northpoint.co.uk
Tel: 0191 280 4128

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Rachel Bryant - Manager

Rachel has 25 years experience across all insolvency matters, is a qualified accountant and Insolvency Practitioner. Her services are provided on an outsourced basis through Evolve IS, a leading outsourcing provider.

Rachel assists with case closures, employee matters and pension issues.

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