Author Archives: RobsonLaidler

Budgets and cashflow for Dentists and GPs

Budgets healthcare

Major changes within General Practice over recent years have pushed GPs to move towards larger practice status, in particular there has been a rise in ‘super-size practices.’ With the new 5-year contract seeing an even bigger reform to GP services, the need for practices to work together, whether this be […]

Worldwide Disclosure – what does it mean?

Worldwide Disclosure

In recent months HMRC has issued a flurry of Requirement to Correct (RTC) letters urging individuals to disclose their worldwide income and gains and ultimately aims to recover unpaid tax.  But what do these letters mean?   Our world is becoming ever smaller and interconnected. Whether it be a 10am Skype […]

Xero for healthcare professionals

Xero for Healthcare

Due to changes in NHS contracts practice mangers are facing increased financial pressure; mainly the need to sustain a similar level of profit despite funding being reduced. This then puts pressure on patient care, and so the domino effect begins. How can we make lives easier for all here? Looking […]

Receipt Bank for Practice Managers

Receipt Bank

Imagine the scenario; you’re a busy practice manager, it’s the final month before your tax is due and you’re in a panic trying to pull all of your accounting records from the previous financial year together to send to your accountant. Sound familiar? Receipt Bank is the answer. Receipt Bank […]

North East GPs – Do you feel financially secure?

GP financial security

According to a recent survey carried out by GPOnline, over half (55%) of GP partners believe that their practice is less financially secure than it had been a year ago. Just 6% of GP partners felt their practice was more financially secure, and 75% said that they had felt no […]

North East NHS workers: Tax planning and pension Q&A

North East NHS Pension advice

Here in the North East, healthcare professionals, such as consultants, GPs, doctors and dentists need specific financial advice.  The team at Robson Laidler Accountants have a dedicated healthcare service where all matters of accounting, taxation, financial planning, payroll and NHS pensions advice can be delivered all under one roof. And […]

Healthcare Breakfast Seminar

Breakfast Healthcare Seminar

Please join us for the big screen cinema experience at our Breakfast Healthcare Seminar on Tuesday 4 June, 8am – 9am at Vue Cinema, Trinity Square, Gateshead. This free seminar is ideal for GP Practice Managers, Doctors and Dentists.  Topics covered will include;  Driving Efficiency in Accounts, by Robson Lailder […]

New tax allowance for the construction of buildings

Buildings and Structures Allowance

Structures and Buildings Allowance This change, announced at Budget 2018, provides for capital allowances for expenditure incurred on or after 29 October 2018 on the construction of a building or structure in qualifying use. The annual rate of allowance is 2%. After some delay HMRC have now published the draft […]

A Prescription for Financial Preparation

healthcare financial checklist

Traditionally GP and dental practices have only really looked at their financial performance as and when the year-end accounts have been delivered, prioritising (and rightly so) the care of their patients. However, practices have faced increased pressure in recent years, and as such, the need to keep on top of […]