Running Your Business

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?

The new pension landscape

An employer’s commitment to staff pensions is an ongoing one, what's the best way to handle this?

How to build resilience at work

With the pace of life so fast, can you learn how to manage it?

Understanding the future

An educated view on future developments helps you to plan your direction today

Ensuring the life of a family business

If you are in business with your family, consider setting up a family council

The numbers you need and how to use them

Businesses that do not know their numbers tend to make decisions on guesswork

Act now to lead change

How do you prepare for the process of change?

Developing pharmacy processes for the future

New technology that assembles prescriptions on a large scale will allow pharmacy and the pharmacist’s role to grow, according to Celesio UK.

Delivering the goods

How do you go about setting a medicines delivery service, and how much will it cost for your pharmacy?  

HMRC change set to increase cost and workload

HMRC is bringing in a new tax regime for every taxpayer, and the legislation for this is due to be written over the summer

Cost-cutting questions for employers

What effect could a community pharmacy funding cut have on decisions about pharmacy team staffing levels?

Engage your team to grow – one more thing

Making changes in your pharmacy business can be achieved and getting the whole team involved can add up to positive results.

Legal advice: an update about fire safety

Pharmacy owners need to be aware of their duties to comply with fire safety legislation.

Preparing for change

How do you keep your business going strong when undergoing periods of change?

Falsified Medicines Directive: the perfect storm

What will the plans to scan all medicines packs at the point of supply mean for community pharmacy workloads?

Legal advice: an update on asbestos

Pharmacy owners are obliged to determine whether asbestos is likely to be present in a building
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