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Large majority of vet consultation can be carried out remotely

Large majority of vet consultation can be carried out remotely

Recent research carried out by app-based veterinary service Joii has found that 80% of vet consultations could be conducted online. During the pandemic, Joii found that in most cases online vet consultations did not need a physical follow-up appointment. It is...

Competitive market on pharmacy sales as demand outstrips supply

Competitive market on pharmacy sales as demand outstrips supply

The number of new buyers seeking to purchase their own pharmacy increased by 56.9% from March 2019/20 to March 2020/21 according to sales agents, Hutchings Consultants. Despite the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought increasing challenges to pharmacies, the...

NHS dental target increased

NHS dental target increased

NHS dental target increased The NHS dental target has been increased from 45% of pre-pandemic activity to 60%. This new target has been active since 1st April 2021. Up until 1st April practices that delivered less than 36% of their pre-COVID activity were subject to...

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Introduction We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As...

Budget 2021

Budget 2021

Budget 2021 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech, he stated his Budget 'meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people'. Main Budget proposals Tax measures...

Dental practices are struggling to meet new government targets

Dental practices are struggling to meet new government targets

In December 2020, the UK Government set targets for NHS dentists to achieve 45% of their pre-pandemic activity. The aim of this new target was to increase the amount of NHS appointments available for patients. However, these new targets have come under a lot of...