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Expert advice on financial matters affecting practices, including advice on financial planning, tax, our guide to practice accounts and funding available to practices.
Specialist accountant Laurence Slavin highlights the financial issues that practices will need to consider as they set up primary care networks.
In part one of this series, chartered accountants Laurence Slavin and Katie Collin look at reviewing the practice finances with a view to preparing for Making Tax Digital, being ready for possible mergers and ensuring expenses are well controlled.
In part two of this series, chartered accountants Laurence Slavin and Katie Collin examine the expected income for a practice, succession planning and planning for long-term success.
In the final part of this three-part review of practice finances, chartered accountants Laurence Slavin and Katie Collin look at issues relating to property.
Accountant Jenny Stone explains how practices can put in place a robust financial plan to help them survive in these challenging times.
Effective budgeting can help practices ensure they are a financial success. Laurence Slavin explains how to do this and provides a sample spreadsheet to help with calculations.
In these times of financial uncertainty, the ability to assess the practice's business risks is essential, says Russell Finn.
Accountant Faye Armstrong provides advice on how to set up a credit control system to help you collect NHS funding and private fees.
How practices can work out whether it is worth taking on a new contract, including a downloadable spreadsheet to help with the calculations. By Laurence Slavin.
Accountant Laurence Slavin highlights some examples of fraud in general practice and offers advice on how to prevent them occurring in your business.
The taxes practice managers need to understand to help ensure the practice's finances stay on track. By Jenny Stone.
Specialist accountant Laurence Slavin explains the rules surrounding private work undertaken by practices contracted by the NHS.
With salaries being the biggest expense in any practice, there is increased pressure to manage staff costs effectively.
The run-up to a new financial year is a good time for practices to review their accounting processes and consider a cloud-based approach, says Laurence Slavin.
GP Fees Database
Private and professional fees for GP work and NHS payment information
Links to key guidance for GP practices in an easy-to-search table
Regional breakdown of average rates charged by locum GPs
Key job descriptions to download and adapt for use in your practice
Advice on key practice management tasks listed in a handy A-Z format
Key guidance, downloadable checklists and tips to help prepare staff