CPDG marketing

How to make your practice known

Marketing Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Once you have determined the type of practice you want to establish, it is crucial to communicate your availability to potential clients. A professional website with your contact details, range of services, and relevant credentials or qualifications is an excellent way to achieve this. Carefully evaluating each […]

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HMRC

Inland Revenue

The Laws Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login The taxes and National Insurance Contributions (NIC) you pay, will depend on whether you are self-employed, or an employee. Therefore, it’s crucial to verify your status. You could be self-employed for some of your work and be an employee of another business. There are specific regulations

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State Regulation

Regulation Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login State regulation plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety, efficacy, and accessibility of complementary medicine treatments for your clients. With the increasing popularity of therapies, it is vital to establish a supportive framework that not only protects your clients interests, but also fosters innovation and growth within

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Introduction

Introduction to setting up in practice Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Define your success. You need to have your own dream to succeed, not anyone else’s. Setting up a business involves making many small decisions and taking steps to ensure future success. Remember, you are in business, not a charity. Starting a new

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CPDG where is my business going to come from

Market research

Marketing Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Where will my clients come from? Once you have decided this you will need to find out who is there that might be a potential patient. To do this you need to establish who these people are, where they are, how much they earn, etc. A great

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Name yourself

Legal business structure Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login As a professional, it is important to carefully consider your options when naming your practice. While using your own name may lend a level of professionalism and clarity to your identity as a sole practitioner, it is important to think about the potential confusion that

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Environment agency

Environmental health

The Laws Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Environmental health in healthcare settings, encompasses a range of factors, including occupational hazards, infection control, and waste management. Occupational hazards As healthcare workers you may face various occupational hazards in your daily work, including exposure to infectious diseases, hazardous chemicals, radiation, and physical hazards such as

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GDPR

GDPR and the ICO

The Laws Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login GDPR The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018 give individuals the right to know what information is held about them. You MUST comply with GDPR regulations for handling personal data. If personal information is processed electronically, you MUST notify AND register with the Information Commissioners Office

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Business plans

Financial Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login The traditional business plan that always springs to mind is that of a document with spreadsheets that you have to take to a bank manager in order to get money. Today they should be considered far more broad than that, as this traditional view of a business

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Sotware and Apps

Practice Management Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login The internet offers a vast array of tools and resources that can help you work smarter, not harder. However, with so many resources at your fingertips, the possibilities are truly endless. When it comes to finding business support software and apps, practice management software programs to

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Insurance

Financial Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Public and professional liability insurance is essential for many professions, especially those in healthcare, therapy, and consulting fields. It provides coverage in case a client suffers injury or property damage as a result of your services. Finding a reputable insurance broker is key, but it’s important to

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Communications handling

Practice Management Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Communication with clients and other practitioners or suppliers may be necessary for a number of reasons, such as dealing with casual inquiries, scheduling client revisits, sending additional information via email or voice call, or contacting other supply companies. As a professional, you should maintain a polite

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Banking / accounting / pensions

Financial Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login To file your tax return for the Inland Revenue, it is crucial to provide your accountant with accurate financial information. You can manually maintain this information by recording it in a ledger book or electronically with software programs like Quicken, Quickbooks, Microsoft Money, or Sage Account. Below

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Book keeping

Financial Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login When keeping books for your business, it is essential to organise information into categories to make it easier for your accountant or for yourself to track and claim legitimate business expenses. Having a systematic approach to recording your financial transactions will help you save time and minimise

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Medical record keeping

Practice Management Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Good records – good defence No records – no defence As a responsible and dedicated healthcare professional, you should strive to maintain comprehensive and accurate medical records for your clients. Maintaining these records is not only essential for ensuring continuity of care but also for adhering

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Callaborators not competitors

Marketing Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login As part of your practice setup, it is important to identify the healthcare professionals within your local catchment area. This comprehensive list should include potential referral sources as well as those to whom you may refer. Take the time to obtain accurate numbers for practitioners within a

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Webs sites / social media

Marketing Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Professional Websites It’s essential to consider the necessity of having a website. In today’s digital age, most people turn to the internet to gather information about practitioners and their services. A well-designed and engaging website not only provides potential clients with important information about your business, but

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Advertising

Marketing Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Above-the-line advertising This is a conventional technique that promotes services and brands through mass media. Common above-the-line methods include TV and radio advertising, web and internet banner ads, among others. While effective, this type of communication can feel impersonal to customers. Below-the-line advertising This takes a more

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Strategies for attracting clients

Practical issues Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login When it comes to attracting and retaining clients, there are countless strategies that you can employ to make your business stand out from the competition. One key approach is to offer top-notch services or products that consistently exceed your clients’ expectations. By providing exceptional value, you

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