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Locums could be paying thousands of pounds of tax in error

Locums could be paying thousands of pounds of tax in error
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Locum GPs could be paying thousands of pounds in 'unfair' tax payments, the Locum Doctors' Union (LDU) has said, as it released guidance advising locums how to navigate IR35 tax rules with providers.

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Locums twice as likely as partners to see higher increases in indemnity costs
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Locums twice as likely as partners to see higher increases in indemnity costs

GP locums are twice as likely as partners to see larger increases in their indemnity...

Locum agency's new owners pledge to pay GPs in full

Locum agency's new owners pledge to pay GPs in full

GPs owed thousands of pounds by a locum agency that went into administration last...

Locum agency owed GPs and nurses over £350,000 when it went into administration

Locum agency owed GPs and nurses over £350,000 when it went into administration

GPs and nurses were owed more than £350,000 by locum agency Primary Care People when...

Advice for GP locums

How GP locums should handle patient complaints

How GP locums should handle patient complaints

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Beverley Ward explains the particular challenges for...

GP locums: Setting up as a limited company

GP locums: Setting up as a limited company

Accountant Jenny Stone highlights the pros and cons of setting up as a limited company...

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

Preparing for appraisal as a GP locum

Dr Anna Cumisky provides an overview of the things to consider when preparing for...

Setting your terms and conditions as a GP locum

Setting your terms and conditions as a GP locum

To get the most out of being a GP locum it is important that you set your personal...

Starting out as a GP locum

Starting out as a GP locum

Becoming a locum can be daunting, but there are some practical steps GPs can take...

Why GP locums should join a chambers

Why GP locums should join a chambers

There are many benefits to being part of a chambers if you are a locum GP, but what...

How to prepare yourself for home visits as a locum

How to prepare yourself for home visits as a locum

Home visits are often more challenging than practice-based consultations, particularly...

A financial guide for GP locums
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A financial guide for GP locums

Medical accountant Jenny Stone provides a guide to tax, pensions, setting your fees...

Minimising risk as a GP locum

Minimising risk as a GP locum

Working in unfamiliar surroundings means locum GPs need to take extra steps to mitigate...

Medico-legal advice

GP dilemma: How should I deal with a patient requesting the hepatitis B vaccine?
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GP dilemma: How should I deal with a patient requesting the hepatitis B vaccine?

Practices have been removed from the hepatitis B vaccine supply chain until further...

Genetic information and confidentiality

Genetic information and confidentiality

In the latest in our series on the GMC's new confidentiality guidance, MDU medico-legal...

Government failing to turn tide on rising cost of clinical negligence, says watchdog
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Government failing to turn tide on rising cost of clinical negligence, says watchdog

GPs and other health professionals face further rises in indemnity costs because...

Latest clinical education

Skin reaction after progestogen implant case study

Skin reaction after progestogen implant case study

Dr Rajiv Ghurye, Dr Suma Sreeshyla and Dr Simon Giles describe an unusual cause of...

Seborrhoeic dermatitis - Clinical review
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Seborrhoeic dermatitis - Clinical review

Dr James Powell covers the diagnosis and management of seborrhoeic dermatitis.

Antiphospholipid syndrome: diagnosis and management

Antiphospholipid syndrome: diagnosis and management

Dr Anisur Rahman and Dr Salma Ahmed discuss the diagnosis and management of antiphospholipid...

Case study: Breathlessness on exertion

Case study: Breathlessness on exertion

The clinical approach to a patient with breathlessness caused by aortic valve disease...

Nicotine addiction: clinical review
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Nicotine addiction: clinical review

Jennifer Percival outlines the key elements of smoking cessation and how these can...

Trauma: Illustrated

Trauma: Illustrated

Pictures of trauma, including dog bite, corneal abrasion and burns, are highlighted...

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