Business

Cash no longer king

The days of clunky point-of-sale terminals are over and significant advances in contactless and mobile technology is revolutionising old methods of doing business, finds Matthew Chapman.

Well, it’s a start...

New dispensing error legislation is a step forward in protecting pharmacists but is no panacea, says Richard Hough.

Money talks

Investing in advertising online can pay dividends, says Saam Ali.

Sitting in judgement

Richard Hough considers the recent case of Dr Bawa-Garba and the Government’s review into the charge of gross negligence manslaughter.

Better safe than sorry

Cyber security is an increasingly vital consideration for any business but the impending implementation of GDPR should place it at the top of the agenda, says Matthew Chapman.

On a roll!

Despite the sector facing significant challenges in 2017, the market in 2018 is looking pretty robust, says Tony Evans, head of pharmacy at Christie & Co

Going places with your travel service

Saam Ali relays some top tips on how you can get your travel service found online more easily.

Quality control

Stock management is top of mind following the post Christmas stock- up, but ever more sophisticated software means it no longer has to be a chore, discovers Matthew Chapman

Reform or be damned?

Richard Hough explores the mooted reforms to professional regulation.

Do the right thing!

Investing in digital learning can help to maximise team efficiencies, says Mukesh Lad

Embracing change

Emma Charlesworth, head of marketing at Numark, urges independents to adopt the mantra of adaptability to ensure success.

Joined up thinking

Saam Ali explains why LinkedIn can help your pharmacy make the right connections.

Reviewing the situation

When it comes to rent reviews, you need to be familiar with all aspects of the procedure if you are to optimise your position, advises Jonathan Barnett, director of Christie & Co’s valuations team.

Play your cards right

When it comes to FTP hearings, a recent Supreme Court decision is likely to make decisions about dishonesty a lot easier, says Richard Hough

Now you're talking!

Communication is key in any successful relationship, even online, says Saam Ali. 

Turning the tables?

While all the talk may be of pharmacists working in GP practices, one GP decided to do it the other way around.

New year, new opportunities

A record increase in sales has set the stage for an exciting year ahead, says Tony Evans, head of pharmacy, Christie & Co.

Screen Test

Digital screens can help revolutionise the way pharmacies do business but the UK is lagging well behind the rest of Europe when it comes to implementing the technology, says Matthew Chapman

Being the picture of healthy living

Hina Prajapati explains how to make the most of your USP as a healthy living pharmacy.

Looking after number one

When you’re running your own business or heading a team, it’s easy to forget there’s someone else you need to put centre stage sometimes – yourself.
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