Healthcare

Healthcare accounting

We have specific experience and expertise in providing accountancy services and business advice for healthcare professionals and their firms and practices.

The needs of healthcare professions can be complex and varied. Whittingham Riddell have a dedicated team who understand this and can give specialist advice to Dentists and Doctors.

Our client base covers a wide range of organisations including, but not restricted to, the following:

  • Doctors in general practice
  • Hospital consultants
  • Locums & non-principal GPs
  • Dentists

Our Service Provision

National Health Service

We have a good working knowledge of National Health Service contracts, including assisting with PCT negotiations and are fully conversant with the NHS superannuation scheme.

Tax Reliefs

We collate information on expenses for which you can claim tax relief and advise you about this annually when we prepare you accounts.

Staff Training

We can train your staff in record keeping, for all accounting and software packages, including the industry specialist software produced by Maclean McNicoll. We can receive your financial data electronically.

Outsource Bookkeeping and Payroll

We can provide bookkeeping and payroll services to enable practices to outsource routine accounting functions to industry trained experts.

Reviewing Financial Records

We help you to review your records during the accounting year to identify and measure practice performance.

Dispensing Practices

We advise dispensing practices on issues affecting them including VAT, cash flow funding and profit performance.

Retirement & Succession Planning

We look at retirement planning and succession planning in the practice. Through our experience, we have dealt with a number of practice changes and can help you to develop a package for new partners and advise on the administration of partnership changes.

Practice Property Issues

Advice on practice property issues, and new build projects. In particular what happens when someone leaves the practice and sells their share of the property?

Investment & Insurance

Our specialist independent financial advisors are available to give advise on;investments and insurance products relevant to your profession.

In summary, we offer all the standard services you would expect from your accountant, including production of annual accounts and tax returns, together with advice on forthcoming tax, superannuation and VAT liabilities. However at Whittingham Riddell, the service we offer is tailored specifically to your profession.

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