Medeconomics' popular Guide to Practice Accounts is now available for subscribers to download as a PDF. The guide will help you understand your annual accounts and how to use them as a business tool.
What should GP practices consider as they plan their finances for the coming five years? Accountant Katie Singer provides some advice.
Effective budgeting can help practices ensure they are a financial success. Laurence Slavin explains how to do this and provides a sample spreadsheet to help with calculations.
Find out how well your practice is doing by comparing key statistics from your annual accounts with those of other practices, says Laurence Slavin. This article has been updated with figures for 2015 and 2016.
In these times of financial uncertainty, the ability to assess the practice's business risks is essential, says Russell Finn.
Accountant Faye Armstrong provides advice on how to set up a credit control system to help you collect NHS funding and private fees.
How practices can work out whether it is worth taking on a new contract, including a downloadable spreadsheet to help with the calculations. By Laurence Slavin.
The taxes practice managers need to understand to help ensure the practice's finances stay on track. By Jenny Stone.
In this series, Nick Coleman explains simple steps GP practices can take to reduce their expenses and cut costs.
With salaries being the biggest expense in any practice, there is increased pressure to manage staff costs effectively. Fiona Dalziel provides advice on how to do this.
Accountant Paul Samrah has some tips on how practices can stay on top of their cash flow to ensure they have a good relationship with their bank.
Lawyer James Atkins explains how changes to the Premises Costs Directions could help GP practices who want to re-mortgage their properties - or change their mortgage to move to new premises.
Steps practices can take to protect themselves from fraud. By Fiona Dalziel.
The run-up to a new financial year is a good time for practices to review their accounting processes and consider a cloud-based approach, says Laurence Slavin.
Dr Jeremy Phipps provides top tips on reducing costs associated with attending medical meetings or events.
NHS England has set an indicative rate for GP locum pay at £80 an hour and, in the coming weeks, practices will be asked to submit data on how many times they have paid above this rate.
Details of the latest updates to the Medeconomics GP Fees Database.
Accountant Laurence Slavin provides advice to PMS practices facing a reduction in funding in the wake of their PMS review.
It is essential for practices to compare accounts and discuss financial issues early on in the merger process, explains Jenny Stone.