AISMA accountants currently advise in the order of 12,000 GPs in 3,000 practices, as well as salaried GPs, locums, specialists and consultants.
To qualify as an AISMA accountant, members must meet demanding requirements set by the Association. These include regular peer reviews to ensure standards continue to be upheld. As a result, AISMA accountants are amongst the best advisers on the accounting, finance, taxation, practice management and pension issues affecting doctors today.
For doctors seeking to grasp the opportunities arising from the new era of healthcare commissioning, AISMA accountants provide expert advice on funding, financial modelling, contract documentation and negotiations with the PCT.
By pooling statistical data from medical practices across the UK and continually sharing and exchanging expertise and knowledge, AISMA accountants have unrivalled financial intelligence on what makes the most profitable, well-managed medical practice.
AISMA accountants are attuned to the constant changes faced by the medical profession and are a reliable source of information and advice on the impact of government legislation and policy decisions made locally by primary care and acute trusts.More about AISMA
3 July, 2014
The 31 July tax deadline may trigger anxieties for many GPs. Most practices have gone some way towards improving efficiency but as the first quarter of the new contract ends, they must look at their long-term financial strategy. Federations are enjoying unprecedented popularity among GPs, says AISMA Chairman Bob Senior. But they are no ‘sticking plaster’ solution. Visit the Pulse website to find out how to make sure a federation works for you.
13 June, 2014
It is a fact of life, let alone business, that people come and go, and GP practices are no exception. At some point, a partner will leave, whether to retire, emigrate or simply move elsewhere and this, of course, will affect the partnership. For many GP practices this is a really hot topic since the current changes and uncertainties in primary care have led to plenty of GP partners considering early retirement as workload pressures increase. AISMA accountant Phil Harnby suggests that, if you play your cards right, it’s easy to deal with GP partner departures and arrivals. Download article