Sessions will cover a range of practical and technical issues to keep you at the top of your field, enabling you to provide your clients with solutions to the challenges in this ever-changing sector.Register for the Healthcare Conference on Wednesday 4 May 2022. This year's event will continue to be virtual.
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Opening remarksMark Skellem, Chair of the ICAEW Healthcare Committee, will open the conference.
Legal update Oliver Pool, Partner at Veale Wasbrough Vizards, once again joins us to give us an update of what is happening in the legal world involving doctors and will also talk about the legal aspects to be considered when holding properties within companies.
Basis period changeIn this session Katie Collin, Partner at Ramsay Brown, takes a look at the changes to a “tax year basis” with effect from 2023 to 2024 and looks at how GP clients in particular will be affected by this.
VAT - Topical issues, future developments, and recent case lawJonathan Main, VAT and Indirect Taxes Partner at MHA Moore & Smalley, will take you through the most recent VAT developments, as they affect the healthcare sector. This will cover changes in legislation and HMRC guidance, together with recent case law. He will also provide an overview of forthcoming changes from HM Treasury or HMRC.
Keynote: Priorities for general practice General practice has been progressively evolving since the creation of the NHS. The recent pandemic has now brought into question the future construct and provision of community based generalist care. Utilising a strong evidence base, Professor James Kingsland will be describing how general practice may need to adapt through the recovery phase of the pandemic and within the new integrated system architecture of the NHS.
Topical issues in the healthcare world In this pre-recorded session James Gransby, Partner at RSM, will look at several hot topic areas including the use of limited companies for practice income and properties, pensions annual allowance tax issues in coming years with the impact of high CPI figures and McCloud, Locum IR35 and VAT issues when using a company, and the delay to the £150,000 disclosure of earnings.
Contracts update Sally Sidaway, Director at Morris Crocker, will discuss the 2022/23 contract changes:
- What will they mean for our GP practice clients? - Is there adequate help for spiralling staff costs? - Is there enough flexibility for PCN’s to employ the ARRS staff of the type and numbers they need locally?
PCNs in the future: A doctor’s viewHear from Dr Elliott Singer, a GP partner in East London and Medical Director for Londonwide LMCs.
NHS PensionsIn this session Paula Peppas from the NHS Stakeholder Pensions team will provide their annual update with a focus on the Annual Allowance and an update on the Mcloud Remedy.
Q&A for NHS pensions
Chairman's closing remarks Mark Skellum, Chair, ICAEW Healthcare Community
Please note that the programme is subject to change
Professor James Kingsland OBEJames 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. Previous roles include President of the National Association of Primary Care, Advisor to the UK Department of Health and NED on the board of three NHS hospitals.
Katie Collin, Partner, Ramsay Brown 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 Main, VAT and Indirect Taxes Partner, MHA Moore & SmalleyJonathan 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 Pool, GP Partnership Agreement Solicitor, Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLPOliver 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 Gransby, Partner, RSMJames 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.
Paula Peppas, Senior Technical Consultant, NHS PensionsPaula Peppas is a Senior Technical Consultant with over 33 years’ NHS pensions experience, several years of which as a Service Delivery Manager before moving to the Technical Consultancy Team in 2005 – just in time for the new tax rules. She 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.From the beginning of 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 Sidaway, Medical Director, Morris Crocker Sally is a Medical Director at Morris Crocker specialist medical accountants with over 24 years experience in acting for GP's and the wider medical client base. Sally has acted for a large number of GP practices across the South of England of a range of size , type and structure . Sally regularly deals with the affairs of PCN’s and client mergers together with the tax aspects of clients affairs including exposure to NHS pension tax charges.
Dr Elliott Singer, GP partner in East London and Medical Director for Londonwide LMCsElliot qualified from the Royal London Hospital in 1997. He is a GPwSI in minor surgery, a GP trainer and was previously a Programme Director for Whipps Cross VTS. 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.Mark Skellum, Chair, ICAEW Healthcare CommunityMark 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 Hebdige, Tax Manager, Dodd & CoClaire 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.
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