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Partner changes


A change in partner needs careful consideration - find out more about the potential benefits and pitfalls and how to manage your practice through a change.

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Advice on practice mergers – top tips

Despite a challenging outlook, mergers remain off the table for most GPs. Just 22% expect to merge with another practice over the next five years. Robert Capper, Partner at Harrison Clark Rickerbys, outlines the considerations and top ten tips for practice mergers.

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Practice mergers: the financial implications

Hear from Bob Senior, Head of Medical Services at Baker Tilly, about the financial implications of practice mergers.

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General practice mergers: the legal issues

Find out how you can prepare yourself for the potential legal issues which might arise.

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The importance of Partnership Agreements

Find out about the importance of having a written and up-to-date Partnership Agreement, and where to find support.

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Financing and new to Partnership Payment Scheme

The industry looks likely to see significant leadership changes over the next five years. Just a quarter of GPs (26%) do not foresee any imminent changes, compared to 59% who expect retirements and to appoint new partners.

Primary Care Networks

73% of GPs see Primary Care Networks as having a positive impact on the sector and their establishment has further reduced.

Important legal information

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