Finance

Looking back, looking forward

Paul Graham reviews 2020 and considers what is to come next year.

New restrictions could cripple independent dentists, opticians and pharmacists, says Rangewell

Analysing the Office for National Statistics sector-specific monthly GDP estimate, Rangewell has learnt that health and social care has seen a dramatic drop in GDP since February. While some sectors...

BADN launches salary survey for 2020

The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN), the UK’s professional association for dental nurses, has launched its 2020 salary survey.

Predicting the March Budget – and the surprising significance of CGT

Michael Lansdell, managing partner at Figurit, discusses what taxpayers’ financial situation could be like in the next Budget.

Leading dental professor warns of potential dental nurse redundancies

A leading dental professor has voiced concerns around a potential wave of possible dental nurse jobs being put at risk as the profession continues to be plagued by financial uncertainty.

Financial pressures bite for dental practices as revenues fall and costs escalate due to Covid

The Begbies Traynor Red Flag Alert has found that 16 per cent of UK dental practices are feeling financial pressures as they face the latest round of restrictions from the government after only...

Thinking of going solo?

Following a recent surge in activity, Frank Taylor & Associates (FTA) has a word of caution to practitioners thinking of selling their practice privately.

No Budget, but what is Rishi’s Winter Economy Plan?

Michael Lansdell, chartered accountant founding partner at specialist dental and medical accountants Lansdell and Rose, discusses the Winter Economy Plan.

Christie & Co reports a rise in associates buying dental practices

Since the beginning of the UK lockdown, specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has witnessed increased buyer appetite from private associates who have endured pay cuts in recent months...

Delaying a trip to the dentist comes at a high price, says Unum Dental

Without regular preventative care, patients can face average costs of over £500 for major restorative treatment, according to new data from Unum Dental.

NASDAL: Covid-19 resilience of mixed NHS/private practices - the findings

The National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers (NASDAL) has just contributed to a short life working group (SLWG) headed up by deputy CDO England, Jason Wong. Alongside a number...

Covid-19: Thoughts of the dental sector

Every sector, without exception, has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. To determine how dentists are coping and what their thoughts are about the future, Braemar Finance commissioned independent...

How will your dental practice look in the future?

The past couple of months have been incredibly challenging for dental practices and although there are still many uncertainties, it is great to see that many started to open from 8 June. Following...

Practice Plan marks its 25th year of helping to build strong, sustainable practices

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Practice Plan, the UK’s leading provider of practice-branded membership plans. The company’s 25th year has been uniquely challenging with the arrival of Covid-19...

NASDAL Goodwill Survey – what happens next?

This week saw NASDAL (National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers) release their Goodwill Survey statistics – these statistics are normally produced on a quarterly basis and...