Catax (Previously known as R D Tax Solutions)

Catax (Previously known as R D Tax Solutions) are a nationwide report specialist that excel in securing retrospective and current year R&D Tax Relief on behalf of owners of limited companies.

Company Summary: Catax are proud to be NPA’s Partner specialising in Research & Development, helping you and your clients uncover the hidden tax relief in their businesses. How can you help our members?  A high proportion of limited companies operating within various industries could be eligible for R&D Tax Relief. However, many of these companies are unaware of this tax relief as there is a misconception that only people in white lab coats in laboratories working for the big pharmaceuticals can claim. We have seen that on average Pharmacy owners receive £29,000 in the form of a tax rebate from HMRC. Any business that is growing, going through a transformation or looking to diversify into new markets are often undertaking research & development without even knowing. If this sounds like your business why not speak with your local Catax representative? • We have over 40 years of experience in Research & Development and Capital Allowances tax relief • We have 12,000 clients • All our processes are kept in-house for the highest quality service • Average Client Benefit £39,000 (Research & Development) • Average Client Benefit £46,000 (Capital Allowances) As an NPA member, Catax offers you the following benefits free of charge: • Your own Business Development Manager who will identify if your Pharmacy is eligible for a claim • Dedicated in-house team; Case Managers, Technical Callers, R&D Auditors & Financial Analysts • R&D CPD Training What support is provided?…

Silver Levene LLP

We act for many independent pharmacy contractors, small and medium sized groups, locums and have amassed over 30 years of in-depth, pharmacy-specific knowledge.

Company Summary: We act for many independent pharmacy contractors, small and medium sized groups, locums and have amassed over 30 years of in-depth, pharmacy-specific knowledge. How can you help our members? We offer a bespoke service. If you are looking to outsource your bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, VAT and tax returns, or wish to minimise risk and tax liability, we can help. Leaving you to run your pharmacy profitably, fund growth and essential investment and develop your services. What support is provided?  We aim to minimise your tax and ensure you meet your compliance obligations and you do not pay any penalties because of delays. We offer: Proactive advice Courteous responses A value for money service What can your offer our members as added value?  We are pharmacy specialist accountants and we will benchmark your pharmacy with our other pharmacy clients. All work is done by a team of dedicated and well-trained professionals. We also have a quick turnaround time. We will help grow your business. We offer a free no obligation initial meeting in person at our office, telephone or video conference. Are there any helpful resources for our members to use or download? We are a proactive accountancy firm, you may be aware that Umesh Modi (Partner, Pharmacy Department) and Vinku Shah (Manager, Pharmacy Department) write pharmacy-specific finance related articles and blogs regularly, here are some samples recently published: Published blog Silver Levene LLP – Are you thinking of buying a pharmacy?…

Lloyds Bank – Cardnet Merchant Services

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has negotiated competitive terms for all NPA members of the processing of credit & debit card payments with Lloyds Bank Cardnet with terminals from £10 per month plus VAT.

Company Summary: Lloyds Bank Cardnet have been providing businesses with card payment services since 1997. By getting to know your business, we’ll tailor our services to suit the way your pharmacies operate. Lloyds Bank Cardnet in figures: – We process 1.1 billion transactions a year (December 2018) £18.3 billion card sales every year (December 2018) 98% overall customer satisfaction (BDRC market study November 2018) How can you help our members? At Lloyds Bank Cardnet, we go beyond card machines and payment processing to offer ongoing, comprehensive support when you need it. As part of Lloyds Bank, we’re backed by centuries of financial expertise and a strong belief in collaborative banking. Here are some reasons to choose Lloyds Bank Cardnet:- Straightforward rates – We have a straightforward, pricing structure — no hidden fees or confusing small print. Tailored to your business – Whether you own a local cafe, operate a hotel chain or manage a professional trade body, we have a payment solution that meets your needs. As your business grows, we’ll scale our services to suit. Award-winning customer service – Our commitment has earned us a loyal client base, as well as the ‘Best Achievement in Customer Service award’ at the 2015 Card and Payment Awards.…