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Jan 17 2017

Working with MFM Community Limited

Categories: Corporate FinanceHealthcareTaxation

EQ Taxation and Corporate Finance teams recently assisted the directors and shareholders of MFM Community Limited in selling their dental practice. EQ were asked to participate in the negotiations during which a potential key legislative change was identified by EQ as a problem. This resulted in the deal being fully restructured to the benefit of more

Dec 15 2016

A Polished Performance

Categories: Corporate FinanceHealthcare

Setting up a business is a huge step for anyone. But when you’re doing so while holding down full-time posts elsewhere and with limited knowledge of legalities or finance, that step is a little bit more daunting! However, what has driven Patricia Barry-Murphy and Duncan Graham of Dundee throughout their journey is a shared dream, more

Sep 14 2016

Are you paying the right price?

Categories: Healthcare

Ambitious dental associates may look to acquire a share in a practice, take over an existing practice or even set up their own practice from scratch. But, what is the right price to pay for this dream? Dental practice valuations are highly topical at the moment due to “dental corporates” offering to acquire dental businesses more

Jul 6 2016

Corporation Tax Relief Changes for Goodwill

Categories: Healthcare

When care home businesses are purchased there may be an element of goodwill value included in the purchase cost. The goodwill amount is the cost over and above the fair value of the net assets of the business. Businesses usually capitalise this goodwill as an intangible fixed asset and write it off over a number more

May 12 2016

Scottish Dental Show 2016!

Categories: Healthcare

EQ healthcare will be attending the Scottish Dental Show this weekend for the second consecutive year. The show is held at Braehead Arena, Glasgow, and it’s expected to welcome more than 2,000 dental professionals. EQ healthcare is experiencing a lot of activity in the dental sector and is currently involved with a number of exciting more

Feb 24 2016

GP Benchmarking Report 2015

Categories: Healthcare

EQ Healthcare is delighted to announce the publication of its GP Practices Benchmarking Report 2015. Produced in association with Kreston UK, the report explores statistics compiled from 131 practices across the UK. EQ’s expert in medical practices, John Langlands, commented “given that general practitioners continue to experience huge work pressures with a lack of locum more

Nov 25 2015

National Care Home Conference 2015

Categories: Healthcare

The National Care Home Conference is an annual event organised by Scottish Care and this year it was held at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow on Friday 20 November 2015. Mark McColgan from the EQ Healthcare team attended the conference with over 450 other attendees, mostly made up of a mixture of care home owners, more