This question has become a hot topic in the pharmacy and optometry locum worlds and was discussed at a recent event hosted by the Company Chemists’ Association at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society premises on 13th February 2019. HMRC had been invited to make a presentation to CCA members and other interested parties regarding IR35 and […]
The landscape of community pharmacy is ever-shifting, and anything but stagnant. The word ‘community’ is particularly appropriate, as at its heart are dedicated professionals that actively work together to remain informed, united and heard- often in the face of adversity from many sides. Whether it has been in the form of funding cuts, an increasingly […]
In a move that’s been the subject of much analysis and speculation, it was announced this month that Sainsburys and Asda have agreed on plans to merge. If approved by the CMA, the £12 billion merger deal will result in one third of the UK’s entire supermarket purchases being from one of their 2800-strong store […]
Branches of Specsavers across the UK which are not registered with the GOC are now currently in the process of doing so following a clarification on policy from the regulator. The decision comes after satirical newspaper The Private Eye claimed in September that less than 150 of Specsavers’ 680 UK practices were registered with the GOC. […]
Diabetes is one of the most common, chronic conditions in the world. It is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in working-age adults. Nearly 24 million people are now affected by diabetes in the United States (8% of the American population). In fact, this number has risen by three million in the last […]
Rates of pay we know are dear to your hearts and the market place has been very challenging of late. We’re working very hard to maintain good work opportunities for you all whilst keeping daily or hourly rates at a reasonable level.