Thursday, October 24, 2019

FINANCE: Incorporation

By Umesh Modi In our view it is generally beneficial, in tax terms, to trade as a limited company as there are annual tax savings....

LAW: Pharmacy contract is key asset

By Samuel Milne The NHS Pharmacy Contract is not strictly a written contract – it is the right to be included in the NHS pharmaceutical list...

VIEWPOINT: A new hope for community pharmacy?

By James Tibbs I have heard very mixed opinions from various stakeholders on the new pharmacy contract, and in my opinion, there are definitely some positives...

Employing your spouse

By Umesh Modi When considering the overall tax position of your family, it is worth considering employing your spouse in your business. This is a means...

Regulatory reform in new pharmacy contract

By Noel Wardle The headlines for the new deal for community pharmacy in England are likely to focus on the funding freeze and changes to essential...

GUEST FEATURE: Making every contact count

By Gul Root Community pharmacies are well placed to play an important role in supporting people with sexual and reproductive health needs, especially for deprived communities...

What’s all the fuss about medicinal cannabis?

By Sarah Ellson The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on 8 August published its draft Guideline for prescribing cannabis-based medicinal products – kicking...

Cautious optimism will help CBD market soar

In the past few years, Cannabidiol (CBD) products in the UK have emerged from nowhere to become a multi-million pounds industry, but the expansion...

Unravelling the CBD opportunity

By Sultan Dajani Cannabidiol (CBD) products, including oils, capsules, oral sprays, skin creams, gummy bears, vaping liquids and drinks have rapidly become available in high street...

Cannabinoid industry needs quality charter

Recent revelations of cannabidiol (CBD) products being sold through a UK high street pharmacy chain containing no CBD have rocked the emerging cannabis wellness...