Advice on partnerships and partnership deeds

Profit sharing clauses in partnership deeds

Profit sharing clauses in partnership deeds

Fair profit-sharing clauses in partnership agreements are crucial for GP partners, says Lynne Abbess.

Updating your partnership agreement

Updating your partnership agreement

Lynne Abbess advises on when and why GP partners should review and update their partnership deed.

Maternity leave for GP partners

Maternity leave for GP partners

Lynne Abbess provides advice on how practices should handle GP partners' maternity leave.

Arranging GP partners' entitlement for holiday

Arranging GP partners' entitlement for holiday

Spelling out amounts and types of leave due to each partner in the partnership deed is vital, says Lynne Abbess.

How to survive a partnership dispute

How to survive a partnership dispute

Lynne Abbess provides advice on how to avoid partnership disputes and what to do should one occur.

Steps to take when a GP partner retires

Steps to take when a GP partner retires

Which organisations do you need to inform when a partner retires? Lynne Abbess and Neha Shah provide a useful checklist.

The top five mistakes GPs make in partnership deeds

The top five mistakes GPs make in partnership deeds

Common mistakes can render an agreement invalid or ineffective, writes Lynne Abbess

Succession planning for a partner's retirement

Succession planning for a partner's retirement

Recruiting GPs can take over a year in the current climate, so succession planning is vital, writes Jenny Stone


Expert videos

Video: Undertaking a partnership 'health check'

Video: Undertaking a partnership 'health check'

Lawyer Lynne Abbess advises on the issues GP partners should regularly review to ensure their partnership is on a strong legal footing.

Video: Legal advice on practice mergers

Video: Legal advice on practice mergers

Healthcare lawyer Lynne Abbess offers advice to practices considering a merger and explains why GPs should not fear the super partnership model.

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.

Video: Legal considerations when federating and working at scale

Video: Legal considerations when federating and working at scale

Healthcare lawyer Lynne Abbess discusses legal issues relating to federating and working at scale.


Finance for partners

Buying an outgoing partner's share of the practice premises

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.

Guidance on drawing funds from your practice

Guidance on drawing funds from your practice

Devising a strategy around drawing funds will help your business remain stable, writes Russell Finn

How profit is allocated to the partners

How profit is allocated to the partners

Practice profits are normally divided into two categories - a top slice from income earned by individual partners and the remainder, the pool of profit in which all partners share. By Liz Densley.

Guide to practice accounts

Guide to practice accounts

Our guide to the annual accounts will help partners and practice managers better understand the practice's finances and how to use this information as a business tool.