Recruiting Staff – Taking your first steps

When employing staff, whether for the first time, or to add to an existing employee base, there are a number of things that employers often overlook. Employers would be ill-advised to simply advertise a vacancy

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View from a Surgeon: The 4 most difficult stages of becoming a consultant

First, every commitment you make toward your future feels like a sacrifice… You are just starting your first consultant post and training yourself to adapt to the new (often intimidating) commitments you’ve signed yourself up

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View from a surgeon: Time management

I’m a surgeon. Simple. Operating is what I do, and hopefully I do it rather well. The two things I am not allowed to do by my staff are booking operations or changing operating lists.

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View from a surgeon – I am just a man, not a God

We are now firmly in the midst of a “Where there’s a blame, there’s a claim” culture, and Doctors are in the cross-hairs of lawyers across the country. No longer is it unlikely that you

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Should I transfer my rental properties into a company?

In light of recent tax changes, many landlords are now wondering whether they would be better off transferring their rental properties to a limited company. The answer, as so often in tax, will depend on

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Are you on top of your allocations?

We are frequently approached by consultants who ask us to look at their old debt  with a view to collecting what is perceived as unpaid – figures in the region of £50-100K outstanding debt are

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Three New Year’s resolutions

With tax returns due to be completed by 31st January, many will be surprised at the size of the tax bill. Have you lost track of your investments? Few enjoy paperwork, and annual statements will

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TAX FREE CHILDCARE

HMRC have announced further details of the new Tax Free childcare scheme which is to be introduced in 2017. To be eligible, families will have to have all parents in work and each expecting to

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It’s not brain surgery: you need practice management software

The case for computerising your practice administration and finances is overwhelming. Let me be blunt: any consultant running a private practice with annual revenues of more than £50,000 should be using some form of practice

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A View From A Surgeon – Get It Right The First Time

GET IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME I am often asked what makes me so efficient in theatre. I always recount the story Mr David Charlesworth, Vascular Surgeon, Withington Hospital, told me. I am sure that

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Creating Quality Standards to enhance your Marketing Power.

Excellent service does not simply come from a friendly transaction or helpful technology—it is the result of truly understanding your customer’s expectations and putting the right guidelines and quality standards in place to exceed them.

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Seasonal gifts to employees

At this time of year some employers may wish to make small gifts to their employees. For many years HMRC have been prepared to accept that trivial benefits were not taxable under certain circumstances. However

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