Will you qualify for the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme?

Accountant Vanessa Sanders says the full details of the Chancellor’s announcement for financial help for the self-employed have yet to be released, but this is the latest as at 27 March: Open to self-employed individuals whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. This includes partners in a partnership. The individual must have filed a […]...

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Budget analysis and tips for private doctors

Independent Practitioner Today Budget Special: Specialist medical accountant Vanessa Sanders provides a detailed round-up of the changes and what...

Paterson Inquiry: SPECIAL REPORT

Independent practitioners give their reaction Private consultants have ‘wholeheartedly’ welcomed the independent inquiry report into issues raised following...

The year that NHS and private align?

The next few months will bring some big issues for the independent healthcare sector to consider. David Hare reports. 2019...

Grilled by police to point of exhaustion

Surgeon Mr David Sellu, convicted for gross negligence manslaughter of a patient – overturned on appeal after a 30-month...

Why doctors fail to get top billing

Hundreds of consultants’ practices share common management problems when it comes to billing & collection. In the first of...

Which structure suits you best?

One of the most important decisions to make when engaging in private practice is the type of trading structure...

What contract to use when taking on staff

Keep it Legal: Employment categories. Are you considering taking on staff – including doctors – but remain unsure about...

‘G’ is for growth

The building blocks of accountancy. Our A-Z of essential matters that consultants and GPs need to consider to run...