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Building and protecting your wealth


Darren Scott-Guinness

Independent Financial Adviser  

Darren is the lead financial adviser at Dental & Medical Financial Services. After first qualifying in 1990 Darren has dedicated his almost 25 years as an Independent Financial Advisor to dealing virtually exclusively with the financial affairs of doctors and dentists. Darren currently works with over 1,000 UK based doctors and dentists so he really knows the profession inside and out!

Darren has a wealth of knowledge to share with his clients and peers and understands the lifestyle choices as well as the challenges that doctors and dentists face on a daily basis.

How Darren will help you:

Meet with you face to face or speak on the phone about any financial question you may have
Review your current financial position and make suggestions for how you can maximise your return on investment, plan more effectively for your future and protect the wealth that you have worked so hard to build
Provide honest, sound advice in simple terms to help you make the decisions necessary to enable you and your family to thrive financially

Darren is fully qualified DipFA, CeMap and Regulated Equity Release. He also commits to ongoing study to attain individual Chartered Status.

Angela Williamson

PA to Darren Scott Guinness

Angela is the key support for Darren at Dental & Medical Financial Services. With 20 years experience in the world of banking and finance, over 10 of which have been with Darren and the team, means Angela has extensive knowledge of not only the financial products on the market but also the dental and medical sectors. There isn't much that Angela will not be able to help with or organise on your behalf!

Angela's dedication to the work carried out at Dental and Medical Financial Services is a sign of her hard working and friendly attitude and willingness to want to see results for all Dental and Medical Financial Services clients.

How Angela will help you:

Discuss your financial planning requirements with you alongside the advice being offered by Darren
Ensure an efficient service from start to finish, however big or small the transaction
Provide a friendly and knowledgeable voice at the end of the phone showing genuine enthusiasm to achieve the goals you are working towards

Claire Bennett

Independent Marketing Consultant

Claire is an independent Marketing Consultant with over 10 years experience working with and providing financial guidance and information to the dental and medical professions.

Recently Claire has assisted Dental and Medical Financial Services with the transition from MedicsFS, including developing this new fully functional, dental and medical focused website, our specialist digital e-newsletter as well as connecting us with our clients via social media channels.

Claire is also responsible for writing useful articles that feature on our blog and ensuring you are always kept up to date with changes in the financial world.

How Claire will help you:

Continuing to develop this website so that you have one place to visit for all your financial needs.
Send you interesting monthly newsletters, tailored specifically for doctors and dentists and how certain financial changes will affect you.
Reassure new customers by providing recent testimonials from our existing customers to support the work carried out at Dental and Medical Financial Services.

Chris Spurgeon

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

Chris is the lead mortgage adviser at Dental & Medical Financial Services. After joining the team in 2006, Chris was able to put his qualifications and past experience into focusing solely on the financial affairs of the dental and medical professions and becoming a reputable specialist in these sectors. With almost 10 years under his belt now, Chris has earned his stripes in understanding the ins and outs of your mortgage and protection requirements!

Chris becomes particularly valuable in challenging market conditions where he can offer guided support through the whole process from initial market advice through to illustrations and recommendations.

How Chris will help you:

Research the whole market to get you the best rate for your mortgage requirement with the most appropriate lender, whether it be for a new mortgage, a re-mortgage, a buy-to-let or if you are a first time buyer
Ensure you have all the information to also protect your investment via carefully chosen protection products
Talk you through every step of the process to ensure you feel reassured and empowered to make the best decision for you and your family

Chris is CII Qualified.  

Hayley Perry

PA to Chris Spurgeon

Hayley is the key support for Chris at Dental & Medical Financial Services. The 30 years experience working in the banking and financial services sectors has certainly put Hayley in the best position to be able to help you with your financial questions and applications. Hayley's extensive experience means that she has almost definitely dealt with your very same situation before and will be able to help you in the same way!

Hayley's enthusiastic approach to helping doctors and dentists achieve their goals, whether for a mortgage, a pension, a savings account or an insurance policy, shines through in her communications.

How Hayley will help you:

Fully assist with your financial and mortgage applications alongside the advice being offered by Chris
Provide an efficient service from enquiry to completion, keeping you informed at every step of the process
Be a friendly and knowledgeable voice at the end of the phone showing a genuine interest to improve your financial position

Hayley is CEMAP and CEFA qualified as well as AAT 1 Accounting.

Kevin Saunders

Independent Commercial Finance Broker

Kevin is an independent Specialist Commercial Finance Broker, who regularly assists the clients of Dental and Medical Financial Services with applications for commercial finance.

Having previously worked for over 10 years as a specialist Healthcare Financier for a leading commercial bank, Kevin has the industry "inside knowledge" of how best to obtain commercial finance for doctors and dentists.

Kevin uses his in-depth understanding of the dental and medical sector to help with transactions such as a dental practice purchase and medical financing.

How Kevin will help you:

Assist with the entire commercial finance application process, using insider knowledge to ensure the information is presented in the best way to achieve results.
Prepare important documentation such as Business Plans and Financial Forecasts to support commercial finance applications, including for Start-ups.
Provide one to one guidance in helping you achieve your business goals.

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