Category Archives: Medical

What Expenses Can You Claim As A Dental Associate?

Dentist expenses receipt

Here is a quick start guide to what expenses you can claim as a dental associate: Professional Subscriptions: Professional Indemnity – MPS, MDU, DDU, etc. General Dental Council ICO Royal College of Surgeons Dental magazine subscriptions   Training: Training courses that help you: Improve skills and knowledge you currently use […]

BDA warns of ‘death of NHS Dentistry’ in England without major reforms

BDA warns of ‘death of NHS Dentistry’ in England without major reforms

The British Dental Association (BDA) has warned that there needs to be a fundamental reform of NHS dentistry to address the current exodus of dentists from the service and the crisis in patient access. Thousands of dentists have left the NHS since Covid lockdowns, with almost half of dentists in […]

No funding for GPs’ increased salary costs

No funding for GPs’ increased salary costs

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that GP practices will receive no additional funding to cover recommended pay rises for salaried GPs and other practice staff, a decision that could cost the average practice up to £40,000. The DHSC announcement follows a recommendation by the Review […]

High earning NHS workers could face huge pension tax bills

High earning NHS workers could face huge pension tax bills

High earning NHS workers, including GPs and practice manager partners, could face a £33,000 tax bill due to the way inflation is applied to their pension. The Government has rejected a call from the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants (AISMA) to repeat the 2019/20 compensation scheme, which protected NHS […]

NHS Pension – exit planning tips

NHS pension exit

In 2019 Robson Laidler Wealth wrote a blog entitled NHS Pensions – handy hints to plan your exit   This has been one of our team’s most viewed blogs yet since 2019 there have been a few changes, which you should be aware of.  One thing that hasn’t changed and […]

Financial Planning for GPs

GP financial planning

GPs need to focus on their future financial planning just like the rest of us. Most GPs we talk to are working long hours in addition to patients with Covid, they are dealing with the fall out of long Covid, mental health issues exacerbated by the pandemic and also those […]

Financial planning for newly qualified dentists

dentist financial planning

Hurrah, after 5 long years you are now ready to go out and earn some money!  What should newly qualified dentists be thinking about? How you are paid Ultimately the contract with the dental practice will determine your status for tax but if you are self-employed, it is up to […]

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

NHS Pension blog

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 […]