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Pre-trading expenses – are directors’ salaries tax deductible?

Michael Lansdell explains the conditions for tax relief, and talks through the issue that may arise if you’re dealing with a director’s salary.

Kerr’s 130th anniversary special offer - just for you!

In celebration of Kerr’s 130th birthday, the company is offering customers the chance to earn up to 50 per cent of orders back in free goods – and that is on top of existing buy-get promotions!

MPs vote for rise in NI to help fund health and social care

MPS have voted 319 to 248 for a 1.25 percentage point rise in National Insurance for workers and employers to help fund health and social care.

HMRC Announcement re Associates’ Tax Status

The employment status of dental associates has been discussed many times in recent years. Up until now, associates had always been covered by HMRC Guidance.

Changing your biology to eliminate caries and periodontitis? A discussion on bioethical considerations

A collaboration between King’s College London’s Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences...

Finalists announced for LaingBuisson Awards 2021

The LaingBuisson Awards 2021 offer a prestigious recognition of organisations, teams and individuals who are setting new standards of excellence in health and social care.

Largest worldwide consumer oral health awareness survey reveals the best tooth-brushers, worst habits and most smile satisfaction

A new worldwide consumer oral health awareness survey across 15 countries, including the UK, has revealed an amazing snapshot of oral health, habits, concerns and desires across the globe.

Surge in smoking among young adults during lockdown

The number of 18-34 year-olds who smoke increased by 25 per cent in England during the first lockdown, according to a study published today in the journal Addiction and funded by Cancer Research UK.

Tele-dentistry a viable option for replacing in-person initial consultations, new study finds

A study has found that tele-dentistry may be a valid option for first stage triage or follow-up consultations, saving patients attending clinics in person.

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Again and again...

The pandemic and the measures put in place to fight it tore up many of life’s norms, leading many to question whether society will ever return to how it was before. Yet, one of the great paradoxes is...

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GSK Consumer Healthcare leads oral care industry with launch of its first carbon neutral toothbrush

Over 3.6 billion plastic toothbrushes are purchased every single year, with the average person using 300 in their lifetime. Unfortunately, roughly 80 per cent of these end up in the sea.

The last bite (September)

The pandemic has changed a lot of things for a lot of us around the world, but an interesting trend noted in Australia is one that I have not as yet seen alluded to here in the UK. Apparently,...

NHS England require an extra £10bn in funding to avoid cuts to services

The BBC has reported that the NHS Confederation and NHS Providers have warned that if NHS England does not receive an extra £10bn in finding next year, services may have to be cut.

See and be seen: Oral Health Conference 2021

It’s almost time for the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy to host their flagship event – the Oral Health Conference!

DPAS celebrate 25th anniversary

September sees DPAS celebrate 25 years of helping hundreds of dentists to introduce a membership plan and thrive in private dentistry.

Celebrating 30 years of W&H in the UK

2021 marks three decades of W&H UK providing dental professionals with exceptional solutions. But what is the history of the company and how did they come to be such a successful name in UK dentistry?

{my}dentist announces record investment in salaries of frontline staff

{my}dentist has announced a record investment of nearly £4million into the salaries of its frontline practice colleagues to ensure clinicians have access to the best support network in the sector.

Meet the expert: Lee Fletcher at Dental Elite

As one of the UK’s leading dental recruitment agencies, Dental Elite is proud to maintain an expert team that offers comprehensive support to both clients and candidates.

British Dental Association want restrictions relaxed in Wales

With most of Wales’ covid rules now eased, the British Dental Association have said they now want rules for dentists to be relaxed, too.

BSPD welcomes new universal focus on the voice of the child

Drafted by NICE, the guidance, entitled ‘Babies, Children and Young People's Experience of Healthcare’, is designed to ensure the preferences and feelings of young patients are consistently central to...

Drive-in success with the BACD

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Cosmetic concerns and implant dentistry

Implant surgeon and co-partner of Ten Dental, Nikhil Sisodia, shares his insight into cosmetic dentistry, and the impact it can have on patients' confidence. 

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