Pensions continues to be a hot topic and we will be joined by Paula Peppas from the NHS Pensions Team.
Jonathan Main will provide an in-depth look at VAT cases and topical issues.
Professor James Kingsland OBE, our keynote speaker, will be looking at priorities for general practice.
- Chairman’s welcome and introduction
- Legal update
- Basis period change
- VAT – Topical issues, future developments, and recent case law
- Refreshment break
- Keynote: Priorities for general practice
- Topical issues in the healthcare world
- Contracts update
- PCNs in the future: A doctor’s view
- Refreshment break
- NHS Pensions
- Q&A for NHS Pensions
- Chairman's closing remarks
- Event close
Mark is Partner and CFO at Ballards LLP. He is also Head of the specialist Healthcare offering in which he works with a number of private consultants and GP surgeries as well as larger corporate healthcare entities. Mark is widely recognised as one of the region’s leading authorities on accountancy within the medical sector.
Claire is qualified both as a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA). She is the subject matter expert for the ICAEW Healthcare Community. Claire is responsible for professional partnerships, particularly the medical and dental professions, and has extensive knowledge of the NHS pension scheme and in particular the annual allowance calculations and lifetime allowance calculations.
James is a primary care physician and clinical professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire. His time is now split between teaching, broadcasting, writing and national clinical leadership roles. He co-created the principles for the development of Primary Care Networks in England and has now built on this work creating a national programme to address health inequalities.
Katie is a Partner at Ramsay Brown, dealing with technical accounting and superannuation issues, and specialising in corporate matters within the medical sector. She also focuses on financial issues surrounding PCNs, including VAT, financial governance and liability management. Katie was selected as the leading accountant under 30 to represent the Institute internationally at One Young World in 2016.
Jonathan joined MHA Moore and Smalley as a Partner in 2018. He has been co-opted to the board of the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants (AISMA) to provide specialist VAT advice in relation to primary care networks. In that role, Jonathan has presented to HMRC Policy, the BMA and NHS England.
Oliver has been acting for GPs practices since 2005 and has been involved in drawing up or amending over 500 GP partnership deeds. He advises GP practices and helps with all aspects of the partnership relationship, from putting in place the GP partnership deed, to advising you on its terms, to dealing with disputes between partners.
James has worked in the sector for over two decades and holds the role of Vice Chair of The Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants, whose members act for almost half of all GPs in the country. James spends his time working with doctors and GP practices and writes for national publications on topical matters affecting GPs.
Elliot is a GPwSI in minor surgery, and a GP trainer. Elliott’s LMC role includes working with LMCs in Northeast London, assisting individual GPs and practices, as part of the GP support team and is the Londonwide LMC lead on technology and digital. Additional roles include being the Deputy Chair of the England conference of LMCs and a medical referee for the British Board of Boxing Control.
Paula has extensive knowledge of both NHS Pension Schemes as well as overarching pensions legislation. She worked on the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme implementation project and was the technical lead on annual allowance and scheme pays. Since October 2019, Paula has been seconded four days a week to the Department of Health and Social Care as a Senior Pensions Policy Manager, predominantly working on the McCloud.
Sally works within the Medical Team at Morris Crocker and has more than 23 years’ experience advising GP’s and other medical businesses in all aspects of their financial affairs including partnership accounts, tax planning advice, superannuation and tax aspects of the NHS pension scheme.
As always, informative and relevant - speakers always bring a wealth of practical experience.
Great event, very helpful and thought provoking. Highlights the struggles we have with the events in recent years and how best to approach this.
All speakers were excellent and the topics well chosen.
A very well organised and interest update.
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