Ewan McClymont, Director of Grant Services at Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants in Plymouth

Asset Purchase Scheme

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There have been numerous regional grant schemes over the last four years derived through the Government’s £3.2 billion Regional Growth Fund (RGF). Recently launched on the back of a similar programme delivered by several of the main banks, Close ...

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Publication of mean GP net earnings

Publication of mean GP net earnings

Posted by Steve Tucker on

From April 2015 it is a contractual requirement for GMS practices to publish on their practice websites by 31 March 2016 the mean net earnings of the partners, salaried GPs and any locum who has worked in the practice for over six months. ...

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Vehicles- the tax implications for GPs' in buying or leasing a vehicle

Vehicles – to Buy or Lease?

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We often receive enquiries as to whether it is better to buy or lease a vehicle from a tax perspective. As with many tax queries of this nature the answer is often “it depends”! So what are the main tax drivers affecting this decision for a GP ...

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Superannuable income figures for 2011/2013

GP Seniority Clawbacks

Posted by Steve Tucker on

The average superannuable income figures in England for 2011/12 have recently been published. The final figure (after deducting average seniority payments) is £92,034. This is down on the interim figure for 2011/12 of £93,972. Where a GPs ...

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NHS Pension scheme update

NHS Pension Update

Posted by Steve Tucker on

Tiered Contribution rates Following discussions, the NHS has proposed rates that will apply from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2019. There are seven tiers with rates as follows: Tier FullTime Pensionable Pay Contribution Rate 1 Up to £15,431.99 5.0% ...

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Tim Godfrey, CQC Fit and Proper Compliance

CQC Fit and Proper

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As a result of the Francis Report which was undertaken following the events at Mid Staffordshire Hospital, there has been an increased focus on the management of health and care services. From the 1st April 2015, the fit and proper persons ...

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Alternative sources for business loans

Business Loans – Alternative Sources

Posted by Ewan McClymont on

Access to working capital is the lifeblood of any business. As your business grows it usually requires additional investment in areas such as capital equipment, stock, product development, marketing and staff. Grants are sometimes available to ...

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