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North East Medical Professionals – are changes to pension tax rules affecting you?

Has anyone noticed the increase in the number of articles lately relating to doctors and their pensions? One of the more recent headlines this April was the British Medical Association warning the Chancellor that senior doctors would have to cut their NHS working hours if the recent changes to pension […]

NHS Pension Blog

We’ve smashed our £100k target for North East charities

Robson Laidler Accountants has raised more than £100,000 for North East charities and community groups following our record-breaking fundraising campaign. Smashing our intensive four-year fundraising goal to raise £100,000 to mark our centenary year next year, we have exceeded this 18-months ahead of schedule. Staff have raised cash donations as […]

Accountants raise £100K for charity

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

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 […]

North East NHS Pension advice

Healthcare Breakfast 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 […]

Breakfast Healthcare Seminar

New tax allowance for the construction of buildings

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 […]

Buildings and Structures Allowance

Can I order a prescription for financial piece of mind?

We know / that as busy medical professionals, it’s difficult to find time to prioritise your own plans.  For most doctors, your NHS Pension will underpin your plans to reduce hours/stop work altogether later on. However, there have been so many changes to the NHS Pension and pension legislation in […]

NHS Pension

Robson Laidler is the new name for Straughans

The same excellent service – just a new name on the door. We are delighted to confirm that from Tuesday 23rd April Straughans Accountants in Chester-le-Street will be renamed and re-branded as Robson Laidler. This name change is the final phase of the acquisition journey since we acquired Straughans more […]

Robson Laidler Accountants

Happy New (Tax) Year!

Saturday marked the start of the new tax season. Along with that comes changes to categories like personal allowance, income tax, national insurance and a few others. For details of the main tax changes coming in the new year, please check out our recent tax briefing on our resources page: […]

Happy New Tax Year

A Prescription for Financial Preparation

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 […]

healthcare financial checklist

When Is Your Financial Independence Day?

If you are like me you may sometimes think about what life will look like in the future when you don’t have to work?  You may think of the hobbies you have or will take up or the extra time you can spend with your family.  You may be considering […]