Running Your Business

Legal advice: planning permission

I am looking at buying a pharmacy – will I need planning permission to allow my use of the property?

Quality payments: clinical effectiveness and public health

Dawn Williams, head of customer development at Celesio UK, talks contractors through how they can work towards meeting two criteria for the Quality Payment

Legal: purchasing a lease

I am thinking of buying a lease from a business in administration. What do I need to be concerned about?

Quick wins to enhance your business performance

Creating a performance culture will enable you to make a difference to your business

Legal advice: construction issues

I am taking a lease of a new pharmacy that is under construction. How do I protect myself against problems?

Legal advice: moving a pharmacy to new premises

Are you are planning to move your pharmacy to new premises under construction?

Get ready for Quality Payments

Get involved today in community pharmacy’s digital future, says Dawn Williams, head of customer development at Celesio UK

NHS Choices and quality payments

Community pharmacies now need to get familiar with the NHS Choices website as part of the DH Quality Payments Scheme

Do patients know what your pharmacy offers?

This P3 Business CPD module covers how to help patients and potential customers to understand the breadth of what your pharmacy offers.

Feeling the pressure in independent pharmacy?

How can independent pharamcies grow in the future, and cope with cuts

Cuts to pharmacy already having an impact

Effects of the imposed funding cuts in England are already showing themselves

Understanding risk in pharmacy

Understanding the risks you potentially face in a pharmacy

Legal advice: renewing a lease

What do you know about the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954? Thought so – well, read on...

Invest for the future

With a range of market pressures, now might seem like the wrong moment invest in your pharmacy – or is it?

Tips for selling your pharmacy

Are you considering selling your pharmacy? In this article, we answer some common questions to help sellers make an informed decision

It pays to treat your staff well

A contented workforce is key to employee retention and the success of your business, says Lee Ashwood, a senior associate at Eversheds LLP.

The efficiency challenge

Pharmacies, wholesalers and manufacturers are all looking for greater efficiency, says Alliance Healthcare’s Jeremy Main

Legal advice: moving patient data

There are important data protection principles to consider if you plan to move data around, even within a business

Green is good for pharmacy business

Going green isn’t just about saving on energy; it also means cutting down on waste and those items that go unnecessarily to landfill

Legal advice: Whose data is it anyway?

The rules around data can be confusing. So who exactly can use what?
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