Expert advice from Ashley Latter

Why dentists find discussing fees challenging

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Ashley Latter explains the reasons why many dentists find it difficult to discuss fees with patients. He suggests easy to implement ways to overcome these difficulties and illustrates what can happen if you don’t. What you’ll hear: Why Dentists find talking fees challenging Reasons why 90% of patients don’t buy on price The danger to your nett profit by reducing …

Better the devil you know

Selling your practice to an associate – is it better the devil you know?

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Irrespective of your current age, most principal dentists have retirement plans that include eventually selling their practice. Having evaluated how much money you will need to retire on and whether your practice is attractive to potential buyers, other key considerations revolve around timings and determining who the right person is to sell your practice to so you can set the …

Your questions answered

How do I choose and attract the best buyer for my practice?

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Selling a practice can be one of the biggest decisions that you will make in your career and one of the key factors in the decision-making process is selecting who to sell to. Choosing the right buyer for your practice is important as it can have a big impact on ensuring you maximise your investment of all the years and …

Expert advice from Carol Groombridge

How to see what your patients see

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Business Coach Carol Groombridge explains why it’s important to take a step back and look at your practice as a patient would. Sometimes the little things that you don’t notice can be the things that make a huge difference to your patients. What you’ll hear: The importance of the patient experience and the factors that contribute to that Examples of …

Expert advice from Andy McDougall

How to unlock hidden profits in your practice

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Andy McDougall explains why numbers should be at the heart of everything you do and explains how to make sure your practice reaches its full financial potential. What you’ll hear: An overview of where unlocked profits lurk and how they can be accessed An insight into how numbers behave and how to apply Decision Making Accounting (DMA) How very practice …

Take the heat off your tax bill

How dentists can take the heat off their summer tax bill

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The recent mini heatwave may have been welcomed by the majority of Britons, however the summer months typically coincide with when businesses most feel the strain on their finances due to declining revenues. For some self-employed dentists, the worry associated with paying their annual tax liabilities has been rising, and with the 31st July self-assessment payment deadline looming, some will …