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As we attend HFMA Yorkshire and Humber Branch Annual Conference this week, we’re delighted to be able to share a collaboration that is not only saving NHS trusts money in terms of recruiting locum workers but is also sourcing new locums and filling speciality gaps for some seven trusts. Fed up with high temporary staffing […]


With Matt Hancock’s focus on driving digital healthcare, the COS 14 heading relating to computer services supplied to the specification of the recipient has been under review. This heading applies to services supplied to a government department or NHS body in its procurement of an IT system to its own specifications or to specifications dictated […]


Rules on vouchers have changed from 1 January 2019. The pre-1 January 2019 rules were complex and made a distinction in VAT treatment between credit, retail and ‘other’ vouchers. From 1 January 2019, there are only single and multiple purpose vouchers. Single purpose vouchers are those where the goods or services that are redeemed for […]


In 2019 Making Tax Digital is still a huge focus for the NHS.  At our London VAT Conference in the Autumn, 90 per cent of the attendees still felt that they were not ‘MTD Ready’.  Liaison staff are on hand to offer advice on ‘good digital housekeeping’ ahead of the revised October 2019 deadline for […]


To coincide with the potential issues arising from a no deal Brexit outcome, HMRC is rolling out a new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). This will apply to all non-EU trading and in the event of no deal, it will also apply to intra-EU trade. CDS replaces HMRC’s ‘CHIEF’ system that enables the electronic transmission of […]