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Jul 8 2022

Thinking of buying your first practice?

Categories: Healthcare

Buying your first dental practice will be one of the highlights of your career, but it will also be very daunting. At EQ, we can help you through the process and ensure your financials are in the best position before and after purchase. Before you start looking for a practice, you need to think about more

Jun 8 2022

Why choose a dental accountant?

Categories: Healthcare

Whether you are buying or selling your dental practice, wanting to improve the running of your current practice or simply an associate who needs to complete a tax return, choosing the services of a dental accountant can be very beneficial. Accountants with sector specific knowledge are able to give tailored advice to your business and more

May 4 2022

The FCA to regulate the pre-paid funeral plans sector from 29 July 2022

Categories: Healthcare

It was announced early last year that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will start regulating the pre-paid funeral plan sector from 29 July 2022. As this deadline fast approaches, it is important that you submit the required application if you intend to continue offering pre-paid funeral plans after this date. The regulation will extend to more

Apr 12 2022

Would an Employee Ownership Trust benefit your children’s nursery?

Categories: HealthcareTaxation

An Employee Ownership Trust (EOT), when a business is partly or entirely owned by the workforce, can be used to help secure the future of a company. Despite becoming increasingly popular in recent years, there are very few children’s nurseries who have taken advantage of this share option scheme. The first childcare business in Scotland more

Mar 9 2022

The Childcare Sector Omicron Impacts Fund is open for applications

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

The Scottish Government’s Childcare Sector Omicron Impacts Fund is now open for applications. The £9.8 million fund will offer one-off grants to childcare sector providers in Scotland who were operating during the Omicron wave. Eligible childcare services will receive a one-off payment of £950 to £4,500, depending on the registered size of each service, with providers with more

Oct 20 2021

Possible changes for associate dentists

Categories: HealthcareTaxation

Many dentists in general practice work as associates, who pay a licence fee to a practice for use of the premises, equipment, materials and staff under an agreed contract with a practice. The British Dental Association (BDA) have a standard contract for this relationship and HMRC use this to operate a concession that automatically classifies them more

Jul 9 2021

Supporting our client, Shelley Booth

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

At EQ, we have spent the past 16 months supporting our clients through turbulent times, but despite what has been going on, some of our clients have used this time to explore new opportunities to ensure their business not only survives, but flourishes through this pandemic. One of these clients is Shelley Booth, who successfully more