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Ask the expert: Accounting

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David Eagles
Management
Consultancy
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Hilary Sharpe
Taxation
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Valerie Martin-Long
Accountancy and Commissioning Consortia
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Tony Stringer
Premises
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Andrew Clifford
Financial
Planning

 

PKF is one of the leading firms of specialist healthcare accountants advising GPs, dentists and consultants as well as providing management consultancy and audit services to PCTs and NHS Trusts.  PKF are also tax advisers to the BMA members and a preferred provider of accountancy services to London Enterprises Ltd, run by the Londonwide LMCs.

Our specialist medical services include:
  • accounting and taxation services for partnerships, companies and individuals 
  • advice on practice management and accounting software 
  • advice on surgery premises, including CGT, SDLT and help in raising funds 
  • advice to dispensing practices on VAT issues and maximising the return from dispensing 
  • retirement planning 
  • pensions advice 
  • arbitration in partnership disputes 
  • budget negotiation for PMS and APMS contracts together with contract monitoring 
  • assistance in APMS bids 
  • training courses for GPs and practice managers and also for GP registrars 
  • Management Consultancy services to GP Commissioning Consortia 
  • Financial planning advice from PKF Financial Planning Ltd
We ensure that our clients are always kept up to date through regular Bulletins and seminars on the key changes affecting them in all financial, taxation and pensions matters as well as the major changes currently going through the NHS.
 
PKF have specialist healthcare sector teams in all our offices throughout the UK, providing a nationwide service with a local focus.
 
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Questions & answers

Thu 7 May
Thu 7 May
GMB union for NHS staff is planning a campaign against the introduction of a two-tier in a new company set up by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Tue 13 September
Tue 13 September
We have assumed the property is held by all or some of the partners with outstanding loans maturing at different times. The most straightforward option is for the premises to be sold, capital released and the remaining partners simultaneously enter into a lease with the purchasers
Wed 7 September
Wed 7 September
The big change on the horizon is Real Time Information (RTI), which is expected to be fully up and running by October 2013. It is being called the biggest change to PAYE for employers since 1944/45, when PAYE was introduced
Wed 20 April
Wed 20 April
The funding gap in public-sector pensions, resulting from final salary schemes and increasing life expectancy, has been clearly identified by the coalition government as unsustainable
Wed 12 January
Wed 12 January
It is always advisable for any organisation to invite several firms of accountants to tender for the appointment of accountants and business advisors.