Martin How, the MD of Lily Head Finance talks to Lily Head on the Dental Business Transactions Podcast. Martin answers questions on how lenders are responding to the pandemic. Why you don't need to do a business plan if using a credit broker, what a 'committed term loan' is, and the funding appetite for dentists who want to set up their own brand new dental practice.
A great discussion between Clare Emery, who heads up the dental team at HCR Law and Lily Head about the mood of investors at the recent LaingBuisson ‘Investing in Healthcare Conference’. Clare also provides some great advice for buyers and sellers of dental practices, and touches on the benefits of the recent merger between HCR Law & Hewitsons.
Dave Feidner is a serial entrepreneur and EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System) implementer who finally figured out what he really loved was helping growth orientated entrepreneurs who are willing to be open and honest. Dave has been working with Lily Head and her team since March 2020.
The essence of EOS is:
- Doing the work you love.
- With the people you love.
- Having an impact
- Being appropriately compensated
- Having the time to follow other passions.
Anyone with a business should listen to this discussion.
I talk to Brendan Whalley a partner at Knights Solicitors who is an expert on property matters. Property is such an important part of any transaction, and no deal will be successful until any queries on the property are ironed out. Brendan discusses best practice around reversionary leases, putting property in pension pots, managing rent reviews, contacting your landlord and managing your freehold.
Returning to business at the BDA, remote Orthodontics, Contract reforms and EDI (Equality, diversity & inclusion) at work are all up for discussion.
Lily Head talks to John Milne, the National Dental Advisor to the CQC and proud to be a trustee of bridge2aid. John talks about his interests outside of dentistry, in particular the voluntary work he has done with bridge2aid and what the hot topics are at the CQC right now.
Chris Mayor is the recently appointed Head of Practice Sales at Lily Head Dental Practice Sales. Lily’s questioning gives us all a great opportunity to get to know Chris better, and to understand his plans to leverage his new role for the benefit of our clients and team members.
Simon De-Lacy Adams is a specialist dental accountant at Lovewell Blake. Apart from his appearance on the TV docusoap about the Savoy Hotel, Simon talks about how his dental clients are doing compared to pre lockdown #1, his predictions for the months ahead and why up to date and accurate financial reporting is the key to any business decisions now or in the future.
Dr Richard Howarth, the former Principal of Smile Style Dental Care talks to us about how life has changed since he sold his dental practice. His 1000 mile cycle ride from Lands End to John O'Groats in aid of Dental Mavericks Charity & how he came to adapt a safety visor he designed for treating patients with AIDS to one offering protection from Covid 19.