ASPD welcomes new Chairman and Vice Chairman

The Association of Specialist Providers to Dentists (ASPD) is proud to be welcoming John Grant, one of the country’s leading legal experts, as its new Chairman. John Grant is currently the Head of the Dental Division at Cohen Cramer, a firm of solicitors that was born from the mergence of two highly successful firms. Howard […]

Are you entitled to a National Insurance refund?

Greg Penfold is an accountant with Humphrey & Co., chartered accountants, business and tax advisers. He specialises in acting for dentists and is a member of the Association of Specialist Providers to Dentists( ASPD). If you are a dentist that has been or is currently both employed and self-employed, then at some point you will […]

Tax Provisions for Dentists

Alistair Darling’s third Budget Report cites taxation provisions for dentists. What follows are the main provisions and is by no means exhaustive. • National Insurance Rates – 0.5% increase in the rates of NIC applicable from April 2011. This is on top of the 0.5% increase previously announced in the PBR 2008. • Income tax […]

Are lenders still lending?

The economic situation over the last couple of years, with the government having to support several banks, has resulted in a huge change in the way banks lend money. So what are lenders looking for, to enable them to lend you money? Deposit Lenders are now pricing interest rates be it fixed or variable based […]