Sarah Jarvis

Invest to impress when it comes to your practice

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The benefits to your business of updating your practice and improving your facilities can be huge. Sarah Jarvis talks through your refurbishment options and how to make your budget stretch further. What you’ll hear: The benefits associated with improving your practice facilities Options for spreading the cost of refurbishments Why spending less could cost you more in the long term.

Tax Time

Struggling to pay your January tax bill? Five tips to reduce the stress

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With Christmas now a distant memory, it’s that time of year again. The deadline for filing your self-assessment tax return online for the tax year ending 5 April 2018 is rapidly approaching. According to statistics published by Hargreaves Lansdown, last year more than 15,000 people filed their tax return between Christmas Eve and Boxing Day. If this wasn’t you, don’t …

Sarah Jarvis

Factors to consider when selling your practice

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Sarah focuses on the key financial considerations practice owners should make when putting their dental practice on the market. She also outlines the different types of buyers in the market and discusses realistic time scales for preparing to sell. What you’ll hear: Appropriate timeframes for selling your practice and when to beginning planning The importance of a comprehensive valuation from …

Losing money

Four ways your dental practice could be losing money, and how to fix it

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The dental industry is a dynamic sector characterised by growth and increased investor activity in recent years. Analysis conducted by IBIS World has revealed that the overall UK dental market size in revenue terms was £6.7bn in the UK in 2017-18 and forecasted to grow at approximately 1.1% per annum over the next five years, up from 0.5% annual growth …

Securing Finance

As if by magic – how to secure the finance you need to realise your dreams

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Sixteen years ago, while studying medicine at the University of Manchester, Jonathan Westall started working as a magician. This saw him perform at private, corporate and charity functions alongside world-class peers from the legendary Magic Circle. Although magic was his pastime, his initial career focus was medicine, and upon graduation he initially held a variety of medical positions working for …

Attending BDIA Dental Showcase

Attending the BDIA show? How to make the most of the exhibition

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If you’re thinking of making a positive change, attending the forthcoming BDIA Dental Showcase is likely to provide the inspiration you need to grow and maximise the profitability of your dental practice. The UK’s premier dental exhibition (4-6th October 2018ExCeL, London) will feature nearly 400 suppliers who will be demonstrating the products and services which could give your business an …

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 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 …