Premises

How the General Practice Forward View affects premises

How the General Practice Forward View affects premises

There is potentially good news for premises in the General Practice Forward View.

Latest premises articles

Video: Planning for a GP partner's retirement

Video: Planning for a GP partner's retirement

Healthcare lawyer Lynne Abbess provides advice for retiring partners and practices on issues relating to retirement, including the practice premises.

What is involved in a sale and leaseback transaction?

What is involved in a sale and leaseback transaction?

What should your practice expect if it is considering a 'sale and leaseback' of the practice premises? Paul Conlan explains the process, plus a case study shows how this worked for one surgery.

4 tips to ensure you are making the most of your premises

4 tips to ensure you are making the most of your premises

Is your practice premises an untapped source of revenue? Paul Conlan offers some advice on how your building could help you boost income.

When do practices require a lease?

When do practices require a lease?

Many practices may not be aware that they require a lease. Paul Conlan explains when leases are needed and the importance of detailing them in partnership agreements.

New template lease for practices in NHS buildings

New template lease for practices in NHS buildings

The BMA has released a new template lease for practices based in NHS Property Services (NHSPS) buildings.

How to appeal your notional rent

How to appeal your notional rent

If you are not happy with your notional rent valuation, you are entitled to appeal. Paul Conlan explains what this involves.

Understanding capital allowances

Understanding capital allowances

Nearly 90% of GP practice owners could be due a tax windfall because of unclaimed capital allowances. Mark Tighe explains how the system works.

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Sale and leaseback of GP premises: The pros and cons

Sale and leaseback of GP premises: The pros and cons

What GPs need to know about sale and leaseback of their premises.

How we future-proofed our premises

How we future-proofed our premises

Pracitce manager Gene Clark explains why Mortimer Medical Practice in Herefordshire decided to invest £2m to future-proof its premises and how the practice approached the build.

Key advice on premises

How to approach surgery redevelopment

Architect Neil Niblett has ten top tips for making any building project run smoothly.

Making best use of the space in your surgery

Architect Neil Niblett advises on how practices can improve their premises if they do not have the funds to undertake major building work

Improving leasehold premises

John Hearle looks at the options for tenant GPs if their building does not meet current standards.

Advice on re-mortgaging practice premises

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.

What GPs should know about leases

Angela Hardman provides some advice for practices who are leasing their premises.

Relocating a GP practice and avoiding the legal pitfalls

Partnership agreements and employee contracts must be addressed when relocating to new premises, writes Jean Walker

Buying an outgoing partner's share of the practice premises

When a partner announces their intention to leave, they must discuss with colleagues how they will deal with the property, writes Jenny Stone.

Maximising the return from your surgery premises

How can practices make sure their premises is performing well financially? Andrew Hues explains.