The Clear Vision Annual Dental Business KPI Review 2012

The Clear Vision Annual Dental Business KPI Report 2012 Measure to improve the results of your dental business Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are not figures you find in your annual accounts. Neither are they included in your monthly or quarterly management accounts. And yet, as accountants to dentists and dental business consultants, we continue to […]

Smile questionnaires blog part 2

As promised, here’s part two of my guide to creating and using effective smile questionnaires. In part one, we looked at the design and completion of your questionnaire. Now let’s move on to putting completed questionnaires to use. Once your patient indicates on the form that they have a need to solve a problem, or […]

Hygiene maximisation blog

Clear Vision’s Marketing Consultant Dee Gerrish revealed the average private patient recall figures across UK dental practices in 2011 in our last blog. Now it’s my turn to share another statistic of interest to you… We’ve calculated the average hygiene concentration rate across the many dental practices who entrust their monthly results to us. In […]

Planning means prizes in the new tax year

A new tax year means new rules. But changes don’t have to mean complications if you take expert advice, says Richard Lishman of money4dentists The new tax year began on 6 April, meaning all businesses and individuals should be making plans to ensure they maximise any incentives that reduce their liability. One area that has […]

The NHS Pension Scheme: How it Affects You

Whatever stage you find yourselfat in your dental career, pensions and the prospect of planning for your retirement are an ever-present concern. If you are an NHS practitioner, you will no doubt be aware of the NHS Pension Scheme to which you will have been automatically enrolled, and towards which you and your employer will […]

New pension scheme regulations

From 1st October 2012 new regulations come into force requiring all employers, from their staging date to automatically enrol their employees in a qualifying workplace pension scheme. To qualify, your scheme must have contributions of at least 8% of relevant earnings (between £5,564 and £42,475) including overtime and bonuses and a minimum 3% must come […]

Linking team to vision

How the most success dental businesses are taking care of their lily pads… Leading consultant to dentists Rob Walsh, of Clear Vision, reveals the key points the most successful UK dentists have addressed to maximise their results. At the moment, as I travel across the UK visiting dentists and their practices, I am seeing a […]