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CQC to assess independent doctors and digital GP apps

Under new guidelines, all healthcare organisations in England that offer regulated care will be rated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), including independent doctors and digital GP apps. The CQC said the measure would help patients identify and assess safety … Continue reading

Tax relief “removed” from commercial premises

The Indexation Allowance, which provides tax-relief for companies’ capital gains on property and assets, has been frozen to bring the corporate system “into line with personal capital gains tax”. The measure was announced in Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget, and … Continue reading

Is a limited company right for you?

Some doctors choose not to dedicate all their time and expertise to one practice and will sometimes travel up and down the country depending on where their experience is needed. While some locum doctors will have an agency or health … Continue reading

Tax tip: claim expenses for relocation due to employment

Moving house is an expensive operation, and not one many people undertake more than a few times in their lives. But as a doctor, moving around the country to further your career is a very real prospect. Fortunately, doctors can … Continue reading

NHS regulator drops plans to charge income tax and NICs by default

An NHS regulator has dropped plans to charge locum doctors income tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) by default following new public sector tax rules introduced in April. Following IR35 guidance, NHS Improvement had said all “locum, agency and bank … Continue reading