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Suneel Gupta Suneel Gupta

Partner, Head of Private Healthcare


What are the latest people issues in the private healthcare sector?
29 November 2021
From mandatory vaccination, the need for a good HR process and system, flexible working requests and wellbeing, read on to find out the key people issues you need to consider over the coming months. 
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Residential care homes – a spotlight on employment and staffing issues
29 January 2020
The impact of staff shortages in residential care homes as a result of the Government scrapping bursaries for nursing students; Brexit; sleep-in costs for residential care workers and the effect of IR35 on contractors being defined as employees.
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Governance, risk and compliance

Is HMRC ignoring the effect of the pandemic?
22 September 2022
In this article, Scott Harwood, VAT specialist, looks at the effect of HMRC’s campaign under the NHS Increasing Capacity Framework Agreement on independent healthcare providers. What is HMRC looking for, and what are the risks to the healthcare sector?
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Mandatory coronavirus vaccination in health and care sectors
18 January 2022
The coronavirus vaccination is now mandatory for staff and volunteers in the health and care sector but what impact will this have and what should employers be doing now?
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HMRC updated guidance on self-employed status of Associate Dentists
28 September 2021
A change in HMRC practice and guidance could affect the employment status of Associate Dentists from 6 April 2023.
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National Minimum Wage enforcement is back up and running
18 September 2021
Private healthcare organisations should take note that National Minimum Wage is now being actively enforced by HMRC.
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TUPE – what are the risks for private healthcare businesses?
19 September 2021
A transaction or change of outsourced services provider can trigger workforce protection regulations. Read on to find out about the risks for private healthcare organisations.
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Holiday pay – a hidden liability? 
19 September 2021
With a high volume of casual or bank workers, employers in the private healthcare sector need to be aware of the risks around holiday pay calculation. 
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Management, governance and regulation – the importance of efficiency in residential care homes
5 February 2020
In this blog we highlight the importance of good management and effective governance and regulation in the residential care sector.
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Funding and investment

Private equity sees continued opportunity in UK healthcare
22 September 2022
RSM’s Head of Private Equity, Charlie Jolly, comments on private equity interest and activity in the healthcare sector, and Suneel Gupta, RSM’s Head of Private Healthcare, highlights funding considerations for healthcare business leaders. 
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Is private equity misunderstood?
1 September 2021
In this episode of The Loop podcast, the panel discusses what bringing on a private equity partner means for a business, what the market is currently like for both the PE firms and businesses and why communication is so essential for both parties.
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The impact of coronavirus on the UK private equity market
29 June 2020
The UK private equity mid-market rallies post crisis to support SMEs. As with many sectors, coronavirus is having significant and at times, surprising repercussions in financial markets.
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Data analytics in the private healthcare sector
30 November 2021
Data is increasingly recognised as a strategic asset. Organisations use it to drive efficiencies, reduce costs gain competitive advantages and actively manage operations with data-driven decision making, rather than simply reacting to events. Read on to find out the latest data analytics issues in the private healthcare sector. 
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