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  • The BMJ features MyLocumManager

    28-03-2018
    In the recent edition of the BMJ, the feature article for that month focussed on doctors setting up technology companies in a bid to make the health service run more smoothly. Since our launch we have strived to reform the clunky, paper heavy and laborious administartion tasks that affect doct…
  • Everything you need to know for your tax return deadline

    26-01-2018
    By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina) January 31st is the deadline for filing and paying your online Self Assessment tax return. If you’re a locum GP then this month may see you scrambling together paperwork, searching for government ID references and trying to make sense of your finances.&nbs…
  • How to use the new PCSE pension submission form

    20-12-2017
    Today, PCSE launched a new online form for GP payments, pension administration & queries.   What is the online form for? The online form will replace the current email method of sending forms and raising queries. Postal submission of forms will remain unaffected. The online form will be…
  • Important pension submission changes launching tomorrow 20th December

    19-12-2017
    Tomorrow, PCSE is launching a new online form for GP payments, pension administration & queries. What is the online form for?The online form will replace the current email method of sending forms and raising queries.Postal submission of forms will remain unaffected. The online form will be u…
  • Appraisal Made Easy

    22-11-2017
    MyLocumManager and Fourteen Fish have created an appraisal guide which is packed with tips for locums to take the pain out of the appraisal process.     To find out what other benefits we offer locum/sessional GPs sign up to MyLocumManager for a free trial.  
  • Winter indemnity fund of £10 million announced by NHS England

    01-10-2017
    NHS England has announced it has made £10 million available for indemnity costs as part of plans to help strengthen out-of-hours GP services during the winter period. It is hoped that this increased budget will provide even more out of hours shifts than the extra 80,000 GP sessions that took place l…
  • Time out abroad - International opportunities: a UK GPs experience

    04-09-2017
    My 12 months as a GP in Qatar Dr Robina Mohammad Being a doctor gives you a vocational passport to work and travel wherever you want.  Australia, New Zeland, Canada and the Middle East are popular options. There is an increasing trend of doctors taking a year out and working abroad. Our gue…
  • Top 5 Non-Clinical Ways Doctors Supplement their Income in 2017

    03-08-2017
              (Dr Abyena Jones) (Gloria Onwuneme) Perpetual locuming to raise extra cash is now a thing of the past - doctors are now successfully exploring other creative ways to supplement their income beyond conventional clinical practice.  They find it’s an exc…
  • New Pension form changes - what you need to know

    22-05-2017
    NHS Pensions (England & Wales) updated their pension forms A and B last week. They now have a “unique identifying reference number”. This is based on your 8-digit SD number. This number will have a reference added which corresponds to the month. For example 12345678LOCMAY17. There h…
  • IR35 - What every locum GP needs to know

    07-05-2017
    New IR35 rules from April could result in locum GPs operating through limited companies facing an extra tax charge. Originally IR35 rules were designed to take away tax advantages for individuals operating through a limited company where the nature of the relationship was more like that of an employ…
  • Indemnity & Pension Changes every GP Should Know

    04-05-2017
      @Krishanx We are delighted to have Dr Krishan Aggarwal, deputy chair to the sessional GPC subcommittee, as our guest for today’s article. He summarises the key policy changes you need to know about. Indemnity Reimbursement In this year’s GMC contract NHS England have committe…
  • 7 Reasons why GP’s should consider doing a mini-MBA

    10-04-2017
    Eurekadoc are running a fantastic mini-MBA in Healthcare at Imperial Business School on 22-23rd April. This could be a fantastic opportunity for you to expand your skills and help you develop your dream career. MyLocumManager members get an exclusive discount, read on to find out more.   …
  • Important Information on Employer Contribution Rate Changes

    31-03-2017
      By Dr Matthew Beddoe (@mattbeddoe) The NHS Business Service Authority has announced that from the 1st of April 2017, in England and Wales, the employers contribution rate will increase by 0.08% from 14.3% to 14.38% to cover administration costs. What this means for you: If yo…
  • IR35 Webinar - Everything you need to know

    31-03-2017
    By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina)  The new IR35 tax changes are coming into effect from 6th April. Our Webinar with BHP Chartered Accountants covers all you need to know. Watch it here.   
  • Upcoming IR35 tax changes. Your questions answered.

    27-02-2017
    By Dr Surina Chibber (@Dr_Surina) Here at MyLocumManager.com we have been inundated with your questions about the upcoming tax changes being implemented in April that will affect locum GPs. Today our guest writers are BHP Chartered Accountants who have a team of specialist medical account…
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