Running Your Business

Living with the Living Wage

With community pharmacy set for a pay cut, how will it cope with the Government's new Living Wage?

Are generics shortages a thing of the past?

Generic drug shortages are a tiresome fact of dispensary life, but has the issue stabilised?

Sell up or sit tight?

With the cut in community pharmacy funding on the horizon, is it time to sell your pharmacy and will value be unaffected?

Ways to revive retail sales

OTC and retail sales is a revenue area you can influence. Remember how visible your retail space is to customers

Your business plan for the year ahead

What is your business plan for 2016?

The story of the Olympics has lessons for leaders

This week, P3 is publishing selected extracts from the new book ‘What we mean when we talk about leadership’

Leaders are always on show

P3 publishes selected extracts from the new book ‘What we mean when we talk about leadership’

Leaders keep learning

This week, P3 is publishing selected extracts from the new book ‘What we mean when we talk about leadership’

Leaders set high standards

This week, P3 is publishing selected extracts from the new book ‘What we mean when we talk about leadership’

Leaders see what matters at the right time

P3 publishes selected extracts from the new book ‘What we mean when we talk about leadership’

The charisma shown by leaders

P3 publishes selected extracts from the new book ‘What we mean when we talk about leadership’

How to really listen

There are many challenges for effective listening in the pharmacy workplace that reduce the ability to listen effectively.

How independent pharmacies can thrive

If your business model is not fit for purpose it will fail

Cost control for pharmacy

Keep profit on track by actively controlling business costs

What can you stop doing?

Decide if your time and resources could be used more effectively

Managing stress

Key steps to managing stress in the pharmacy workplace

A business checklist

Use this to review your pharmacy business: finance, customers and operations

Negotiation skills

Use negotiation techniques to help to achieve your objectives.

Be a good line manager

Would your team say you are a good manager? Here's how to improve

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial skills can be useful across all areas of a pharmacy business.
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