Monthly Archives: August 2019

Financial planning for University – “Today playgroup, tomorrow university”

Financial Planning Student

Someone said this to me about 18 years ago when their daughter, a similar age to mine, had just started playgroup.  This mother, so upset about losing the company of her toddler, not long after started to home-school – successfully, huge admiration.  At the same point, I practically jogged to […]

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 […]

Coast to Coast – Charity Cycle

Here at Robson Laidler we have a strong focus on giving something back to the community.  We have regular charity fund raising activities as well as volunteering opportunities. I’ll be honest I often ignore the requests for help with this or that charity effort but when someone suggested a charity […]

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 […]

Amanda’s Great North Run Training Update

Great North Run

I agreed at the start of the year that I would join the rest of the team at Robson Laidler in running for our charity of the year – Freeman Heart and Lung Transplant Association.  I’ve done a couple of half marathon’s before, the GNR in 2010 and the Sunderland […]