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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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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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 What is a business plan?  The traditional one that always springs to mind is that of a document with spreadsheets that you have to take to a bank manger in order to get money. They should be considered far more brad that that. Just as you wouldn’t

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Insurance

Financial Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login You will need public and professional liability insurance; this may be taken out through your professional trade organisation such as the BAcC, RCHM, CSP, etc. As your business grows so may your insurance needs. Find a good broker, but remember they will probably be working on a

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Book keeping

Financial Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Book KeepingWhen keeping books you should collect the info ration in categorise to make it easier for you accountant or yourself to track and claim for your legitimate business expenses. Listed below is an example that you could use; Administration  Computer Equipment Post Office Stationary Telephone  Clothing

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Inland revenue

Financial Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Inland Revenue – Tax and National Insurance Then you’ll normally have to pay tax and NICs as if you’re an employee. If you’re still unsure whether you count as self-employed, you can contact your local HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Tax Office for help. You can find

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Sole Trader

Legal business structure Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login As a sole trader starting your own business, you hold the power of total independence and decision-making.  This provides you greater control over your operations and presents you with the potential for high profits. Establishing a personal touch with customers is an added advantage. However,

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Limited company

Legal business structure Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login A limited company, commonly referred to as “Ltd” following its name, is a business entity where shareholder, or member liability, is limited to the invested capital. This can provide you a safeguard to any of your personal assets during financial hardships, or legal proceedings, as

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Partnership

Legal business structure Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login A partnership is a legal mechanism that allows a group of 2 to 20 individuals to collaborate in a business setting.  The involved parties usually evenly distribute profits and losses, and contribute capital to the project. Before entering into a partnership, it is highly recommended

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Voluntary regulation

Regulation Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login As a complementary and alternative medicine practitioner, you may choose to register with a voluntary regulatory body, to demonstrate your adherence to professional standards.  The British Acupuncture Council, is the main regulatory body for acupuncture practitioners in the UK. It maintains a register of practitioners, who have

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Working from home

Legal business structure Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login When working from home as a sole trader or therapist, your professional activities take place in your living space, instead of an office or clinic. This setup offers you the flexibility, to provide services, treatments, or consultations, while accommodating clients’ schedules and communication preferences. This

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Working in a multi disciplinary clinic

Legal business structure Home VLE Courses Freesources Registration / Login Working within a multidisciplinary clinic, involves operating independently, while being part of a larger clinic environment, that provides various health services. You maintain complete control over your practice, including scheduling, pricing, and treatment methodologies. Furthermore, you can enjoy the advantages of shared resources, and collaborative

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