Scott Sanderson

Partner, Sheffield

Scott is the partner responsible for looking after the firm’s healthcare and medical sector clients, together with managing a general commercial portfolio of clients, as well as being responsible for our payroll services. Scott has worked at Hawsons throughout his career and during his time at the firm, Scott has developed his expertise across a number of departments including audit, business services and payroll and now acts for both corporate and non-corporate clients. Scott has the commercial skills to offer practical business and taxation advice to clients of all sizes.

Scott is also a trustee and deputy chair of SheffCare, a local charity operating a number of care homes across Sheffield and chairs the audit committee as part of this role.

Away from the office, Scott is a keen footballer and avid follower of Sheffield Wednesday. Scott usually spends his weekends chauffeuring his two young sons around Sheffield to various sports clubs.

Scott Sanderson is a healthcare partner at Hawsons

Scott Sanderson

Partner, Sheffield

0114 266 7141

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Scott’s recent articles

Study finds two in five GPs set to quit in next five years

40% of GPs in South West England have stated they would quit in the next five years, GP leaders have warned. It has also been found that 70% of GPs in the region intend to reduce their patient contact time. In the findings, it was found that low morale was a common...

Premises funding cuts could be on horizon for small practices

Premises reimbursement for practices could be cut if they do not fit with future NHS strategy to "force the pace" of moves to larger care units, say NHS commissioners. It comes after a review that has warned 30% of practices are not large enough. These proposals came...

Five ways technology could improve a small business

For small businesses, keeping up with all the latest technology can be a difficult task with the speed it moves at. From embracing augmented reality; to making use of 3D printing, we take a look at five ways different technologies could benefit your business. 3D...

Care home 2017 Budget review and analysis

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented the last Spring Budget on Wednesday 8 March 2017. In his speech the Chancellor was keen to point out that he wanted the tax system to be fair, particularly in relation to the distinction between employed and self-employed...

Business rates increase 2017/18

As of 1st April 2017 business rates have increased. In this article we will discuss what business rates are, what has changed, what the government announced in the Budget in order to ease the strain of the increase and whether you can appeal the business rates...

Sheffield care home fee review and market analysis 2017/18

Following the introduction of the new National Living Wage on 1st April, this years care home fee review brings mixed feelings for the sector. While the increase is welcome, it is felt that it is not enough. Sheffield City Council have recommended that fees in 2017/18...

National living wage – rising wage costs for employers

The National Living Wage From 1 April 2016, following the introduction of the new National Living Wage, all workers aged 25 and over are legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour. This was, however, until the Chancellor delivered his Autumn Statement, where he...

Small business 2017 Budget review and analysis for SMEs

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented the last Spring Budget on Wednesday 8 March 2017. In his speech the Chancellor was keen to point out that he wanted the tax system to be fair, particularly in relation to the distinction between employed and self-employed...

Apprenticeship Levy: Not long to go

The new Apprenticeship Levy will be launched in April 2017. We look at what this is and who will be affected by the government's new levy. What is the Apprenticeship Levy? First of all, only employers with a wage bill of over £3m will be affected by the Apprenticeship...

Further guidance issued on the Quality Payments Scheme

NHS England has published further guidance on the Quality Payment (QP) Scheme for community pharmacists which is intended to ease the pressure faced by GP practices whilst also improving the care of patients. A brief background As part of changes to the Community...

GP contract changes 2017/18

The Department of Health (DH) and the British Medical Association (BMH) have agreed a £238m overhaul for the 2017/18 GP contract. This will see funding cover rising expenses and CQC fees as well as the unplanned admissions Direct Enhanced Services (DES) being...

How is your care home performing?

All care home managers and owners ought to know how their business is performing against its competitors. We realise that each home is different but an analysis of margins, costs etc. against the competition can help highlight areas of concern and, of course,...

Care sector 2016 review – What does the future hold?

Scott Sanderson, Partner at Hawsons and Care Home Specialist gives his thoughts on the events of the past year: “Throughout 2016 the care sector continued to be challenging for operators, with staffing shortages in nursing care, continued funding pressures from local...

Stephen Allender joins Hawsons as Senior Tax Manager

Hawsons are pleased to announce that Stephen Allender has joined the firm as a Senior Tax Manager. Stephen is a Chartered Tax Advisor and member of the Association of Taxation Technicians. He has worked in tax since 1997 having gained a wealth of experience working...

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