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Tax Rates and Allowances 2022/23

Tax Rates and Allowances 2022/23

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...

Spring Statement 2022

Spring Statement 2022

Spring Statement 2022 Against a backdrop of rising inflation, Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his first Spring Statement on Wednesday 23 March 2022. In his Spring Statement, the Chancellor announced a cut in fuel duty for petrol and diesel as he sought to ease the...

Why are pharmacies struggling to recruit and retain staff?

Why are pharmacies struggling to recruit and retain staff?

Data from the C+D Salary Survey 2021 has found that pharmacies have struggled to recruit and retain staff in 2021. In this article, we are going to explore some of the reasons why pharmacies have struggled to recruit and retain staff.   Pharmacy staff wages and...

Autumn Budget 2021

Autumn Budget 2021

Budget 2021 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his third Budget on 27 October 2021. In his speech he set out the plans to "build back better" with ambitions to level up and reduce regional inequality. Main Budget proposals Tax measures include: a new temporary...

Pharmacy 2021 market overview

Pharmacy 2021 market overview

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many businesses to make significant changes to the way they operate. This has presented many different challenges for businesses to overcome. The pharmacy sector has been able to weather the storm and continue to operate throughout the...

Hawsons advise on sale of Pharmacy Group

Hawsons advise on sale of Pharmacy Group

Hawsons have advised the shareholders of the J M McGill Group of Pharmacies on their sale to Mr Pickford’s Pharmacies, backed by Connection Capital. The sale was part of a £14.2m transaction which sees Mr Pickford’s acquiring 14 pharmacies to add to their existing...