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No discount on beer!

Further news from the Treasury today highlighted that the government is trying to paint a picture of hope in the coming months despite the potential fear of job losses. In such a difficult economic environment, sadly there will be many that won’t be helped. However, the key announcements include: A new job retention bonus for […]

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Interview with Arun Mehra in Good Money Guide

Providing business finance to the healthcare sector Why did you decide to set up Samera, and what’s been the best part so far? I started Samera from my dad’s dining table back in 2002. Initially, we started as a firm of Chartered Accountants for the Healthcare sector. Since those early days we have evolved significantly, now offering […]

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Small Business Marketing Tips

As a small business owner, the one thing you probably lack is a large marketing budget, which is more than reasonable when considering that there are a hundred different things that require your full attention and resources. Which is why you should do your best to exhaust every other alternative before opting for a mainstream […]

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The whole is worth more than the sum of the parts

From Zero to Hero Dentistry in 2020: The year of collaboration On the 17th March, 2020, my wife Smita closed her private dental practices, like many, due to COVID 19. Just before she left her Wandsworth practice, the telephone rang, and it was somebody wanting to buy her successful private dental practices. Metaphorically, the paint […]

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Cash Flow Management in a Crisis Blog Page

Last Updated: 13th May 2020 at 17.15 This blog will be updated regularly for anyone seeking help and assistance on managing their business and cash flow during this crisis. Please bookmark and share this page as we are updating this regularly. Keep Safe. Keep Healthy. Keep Positive. Arun and the whole Samera Team Blog Content: […]

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Working from home

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Samera team are all now working remotely from home Our systems all work and it’s business as normal (as much as it can be). If you need to get hold of any of our team, email them directly, call their mobile number (if you have it) or contact […]

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COVID-19 Business Help and Advice for Dental Practices

“Keep safe, keep healthy, and most importantly keep positive, don’t let fear dominate your life and your mindset” COVID-19 – Free Crisis Business Support Hotline 0207 100 8788 ALL HELP AND ADVICE PROVIDED VIA OUR HOTLINE IS COMPLETELY FREE As we continue to digest the constant news flow of COVID-19, I wanted to reach out […]

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Don’t rely on No.11 Downing Street to Help your Dental Practice – Take charge and Market like you never have before!

It would be easy to provide commentary on today’s budget, and just re-iterate much of what has been said in the press already. Some key points that will impact many of the dentists we deal with on a day to day basis include: Firms with fewer than 250 staff will be refunded for sick pay […]

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Do you have concerns about UDA Clawbacks?

Are you worried about completing your NHS contract this year, could this have an impact on your businesses cash-flow position?  We know that UDAs can be missed for a number of reasons, such as a high performing associate leaving the practice or principle being unable to work due to illness, and this can cause issues […]

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Annual Investment Allowance

April’s year end is fast approaching, have you used your full Annual Investment Allowance for this tax year? The Annual investment allowance (AIA) gives businesses tax relief when purchasing assets such as plant and machinery i.e. dental chair. AIA allows you to claim back 100% tax relief on the asset purchased, which could help reduce […]

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