Let’s Stick to Our Core Competencies

I wanted to share this recent case study as I think it is one simple example of how we ‘help dentists fulfil their business ambitions’. I took a call from an accountant recently who had been asked by his dentist…

Dental Practice Valuations – Keeping it Real

I understand why dental practice owners can be influenced to select whichever dental practice broker simply values their business the highest.  Of course the sale price is a high priority but simply pricing a dental practice super high is not…

It’s not all about new clinical technology.

FOMO.  It’s an acronym and stands for Fear Of Missing Out.  It has always been present but with proliferation smart phones it means no one, of any age, has to miss out on pretty much anything. A couple of recent…

Your Associate Can Be Your Business Partner Too

Your Associate Can Be Your Business Partner Too So, now you’re a practice owner. Did you notice how your perspective changed?  On Friday morning an associate, convinced that your principal was getting fat on taking a large proportion of the…

Transitioning from Principal to Associate

Transitioning From Principal to Associate Selling your practice and staying on as an associate seems to be a growing trend. Who can blame a principal who is fed up with dealing with the demands of compliance, and a recent rise…

The Day After Completion – What now?

The Day After Completion - What Now? The practice is sold, the money invested, the holiday taken and you are back to reality and the rest of your life just started. When you sell your practice there are usually just…

For Those In (Business) Peril

For Those in (Business) Peril I live very close to the Atlantic Ocean, not far from the most southern point of the island of Ireland, the Fastnet Rock. Although I am neither a sailor nor a swimmer of any note I…

Quick Fixes & Small Problems

Quick Fixes and Small Problems As Einstein said, “The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them” and in the same way that dentists don’t treat perio disease…

The Benefits of Working With A Specialist Dental Solicitor

The Benefits of Working with a Specialist Dental Solicitor Dentistry is a strictly regulated industry. Dental practices need to ensure they, and their staff, comply with the requirements of the Care Quality Commission (“the CQC”), the General Dental Council (“the…

Engaging with a New Practice Team

Engaging with a new Practice team. So it’s here, at last the big day has finally arrived. You are now the proud owner of a new Practice. The months of negotiations, the sliding of completion date and the last minute…

Marketing your Dental Practice

Written by Dee Gerrish on May 21, 2015 Take a moment to think back over the last week… To consider the patients you have seen… I am willing to bet, when you think about it, you can identify instances of…

How Healthcare property owners can save tax

How Healthcare property owners can save tax Purchasers and owners of commercial property including surgeries, labs and other healthcare venues have an unusual chance to save significant amounts of tax in a way that is encouraged by government.  Current owners…

Architecture & Design Specialists to Dental Practices

The Archi Intelligence team have years of experience in delivering architecture and design solutions to the dental industry. The company's continual strive for excellence is driven via constant innovation, sustainable and future proof design solutions coupled with strong values in…

Dental Contract Reform – what’s your opinion?

On the 15th January 2015 the prototype stage of dental contract reform was announced by the Department of Health and the Dentistry Show would like to know your thoughts, concerns and questions regarding this. Your responses and queries will, in the run…

Recall & New Patient Rates by Clear Vision

How do your recall and new patient rates measure up? For the third year running, specialist dental accountants and dental business consultants Clear Vision have published their Annual Dental Business KPI Report. Once again, it reveals the average results they…

UNW….Dental Bulletin February 2015

Mixed practices have most allure  Dental practices offering both NHS and private treatments have most allure to dental practice purchasers according to the latest goodwill survey from NASDAL for the quarter ended 31 October 2014. Alan Suggett, the NASDAL member…

Save on Medical Indemnity Insurance

  Save on Medical Indemnity Insurance Traditionally medical professionals have relied on the defence unions to provide them with indemnity cover. However the “indemnity” provided by the defence unions is on a discretionary basis - there is no guarantee that…

Dental Specific SEO

Dental specific SEO talent works wonders on Dentist’s website It’s not easy getting started in business, whatever industry you’re in, and with more and more people looking online for dentists, a fledgling dentist practice, or a newly purchased one, needs…

Happy New Year – All Dental Practice Buyers

[caption id="attachment_3448" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Happy New Year to All Dental Practice Buyers[/caption]   Please see below some of 2015’s latest practices that are currently for sale with LHPS: Oxfordshire DP, near Banbury - £140,000 London NW - £340,000 Harley Street…

Happy New Year – Free Appraisals

Happy New Year! We are offering Free Appraisals  Have you always wondered how much your dental practice is worth? You have:  invested time, money and love into your dental practice  built it up from scratch based on good dentistry  always…

Got your accounts late again?

Got your accounts late again? This is something our friends at specialist dental accountants and consultants Clear Vision Accountancy encourage you to address... Because speed matters! If you are getting your accounts months after your year end, you are missing…

Need to make your website work for you?

Need to make your website work for you? Statistics from specialist dental accountants and dental business consultants Clear Vision show that dental practice websites continue to be a key source of new patients for UK dentists. So how well does…

Budget or bodge it

It’s that time of the year when (good) accountants start to make grumbling noises to their clients that it’s now the time to prepare their year end accounts. I received a letter from the firm that I use two weeks…

How does your dental business stack up?

How does your dental business stack up? The Third Annual UK Dental Business KPI Review has just been published by our friends at specialist dental accountants and consultants Clear Vision Accountancy... And you now have the chance read it to:…

Latest Practices for Sale

Worcestershire (Ref: 2002/PE) *** NEW IN *** Three surgery private DP 62% Private FPI income, 38% Denplan income Turnover £327,334 Goodwill £250,000 Fixtures & Fittings £30,000 Total Guide Sale Price £280,000 Click here to view details   Harley Street, London (Ref: CWHS) *** NEW IN ***…

Tax – It is not too late

Avoid the TAX headache Immediate tax loan facility available through one of the leading professional Asset Finance Companies, offering our clients a very swift solution to offset your HMRC bill! Offering: • Option to spread the cost over 6 or…

Want to get your practice to the next level up?

Want to get your practice to the next level up? If you’re frustrated with a lack of progress in your dental business, you’ll be interested to hear this story from our friends at specialist dental accountants and consultants Clear Vision…

Sick of running your business on your own?

Sick of running your business on your own? If you feel alone in running your business... If you feel your team isn’t pulling in the same direction as you... You’ll be interested to see this story shared by our friends…

New TUPE Regulations

TUPE are regulations designed to protect employees when the business they work for transfers to another employer. These are the key changes within the updated regulations of which Dental Professionals must be aware. For more information, contact out employment team…

Interesting Times for NHS Dental Care

We live in interesting times It seems hard to believe but we are nearly a decade since it was possible to open an NHS dental practice and apply for membership of the local Family Practitioner Committee, then wait for patients…

New Year Tax Headache – The Clock is Ticking

Avoid starting the New Year with a TAX headache. Our professions tax loan facility is now available through our partners, and one of the leading professional lenders out there, offering fantastic facilities to offset HMRC costs. In financing this annual…

January Newsletter

Coming Soon Close to Bath, Somerset - Three surgery private DP, Freehold Practice, Turnover £344,981 Worcester - Private DP SW London - Private DP North West London/South Hertfordshire - Single surgery private DP, Turnover £107,303 Cotswolds - Single surgery DP,…

New Year Tax Headache – the Clock is Ticking

Avoid starting the New Year with a TAX headache. Our professions tax loan facility is now available through our partners, and one of the leading professional lenders out there, offering fantastic facilities to offset HMRC costs. In financing this annual…

Want to be rid of cash worries in 2014?

Want to be rid of cash worries in 2014? Do you continue to live with the anxiety of cash pressures? Do you want to make 2014 the year you finally get your financial position under control? If this is you,…

New Year Tax Headache- The clocks ticking…

Avoid starting the New Year with a TAX headache. Our professions tax loan facility is now available through our partners, and one of the leading professional lenders out there, offering fantastic facilities to outlay HMRC costs. In financing this annual…

Want to claw back more life for yourself?

If your life is suffering at the hands of your dental business, you’ll be interested to hear this story from our friends at accountants to dentists and specialist dental business consultants Clear Vision Accountancy... Ransley Morenas, Principal Dentist and practice…

The Patient Journey…

When all is said and done Put the phrase “patient journey” into Google and you will get 59,600,000 results in 0.33 seconds, that is faster than I can click my fingers. Try another one “customer service” and you get over…

It’s Showtime Folks!

It’s Showtime Folks! I have the great privilege of seeing the dental equivalent of front of house, back stage and, most importantly, the on-stage production. I enjoy being able to bring a sense of perspective to the theatre of dental…

October Newsletter

Coming Soon - Due in October Specialist Endo Referral Practice - location and more information upon enquiry Cornwall - Private DP plus capitation income in beautiful coastal location  Somerset Coastal - Mixed DP, 3 surgery West Midlands - Two surgery mixed DP Plymouth…

September’s Newsletter

 Coming Soon - Due in September/October Bristol area - Mixed DP, Expense share, to be sold as a whole West Sussex - Private DP, FPI & Capitation income, Leasehold, very long established, retirement sale Shropshire -  Mixed DP, retirement sale, ideal…

Do we make it easy to do business with us?

Do we make it easy to do business with us? “Dealing with people is probably the biggest problem you face, especially if you are in business.” Dale Carnegie I wonder why so many dentists make it hard to do business…

Superb Opportunity to buy 3D XRAY

3D X-ray unit with Ceph module & XG sensor (pan/ceph) Ceph extension arm left hand side 3D language set - English Implant dongle OP XG 3D RCU XG 3D reconstruction PC Remote control with exposure indication incl 15M cable Extended…

March Newsletter

Urgently Sought We urgently seek practices for waiting clients in the following areas: Central London - Client seeks surgery to let, ideally Harley Street or close/prestige area with shared reception facilities.  Squat/Leased premises an option Central London - surgery sought…

Have you booked a holiday for 2013?

If not, have you considered the beautiful country of Montenegro? Below is the link to the property in Montenegro that we bought in November.  Right on the sea front with magnificent views.  The 3 bedroom apartment is set on the…

February Newsletter

Please see below just some of this month's latest practices that are currently for sale with LHPS: **Please do forward this e-newsletter to any colleagues or friends. An NDA will have to be in place before we can divulge specific information. Please call to register…

Looking for an excellent Dental Solicitor?

Good News! One of the excellent dental solicitors firms Lily Head Practice Sales recommends their clients to is Jenin Khanam at Charles Russell. We’re advised they recently helped secure a UDA uplift on a clients PCT Contract. Susan Hunneyball, a…

Practices for Sale & ExCel Dental Showcase

Please see our current practices we have for sale.  Not all available practices are listed on our website or monthly Newsletter, so always call in or email to let us know your requirements. Lily will be attending the Dental Showcase…

Top Tips To Help Your Business

At Lily Head Practice Sales we are always going the extra mile to help our clients (old & new). For free referrals to help your business, we've joined forces with some of the dental industry's leading experts in a range…

Top Tips for Buying

Don’t be afraid to shop around for finance. We can refer you to banks and excellent IFAs who will do all the hard work for you,  sourcing & reporting back the best deal for YOU - usually with a home visit to save…