Negotiating a pay rise can be incredibly nerve-wracking. So much so that many practice managers say it’s the hardest thing they’ll do in their role. Many are fine negotiating on behalf of their staff, but when it comes to asking for themselves they encounter a mental roadblock. So, to help you on your way to
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(Time to read: 5 minutes) By Robert Campbell Continuing our look at Practice Manager pay, this time we’re turning our attention to pay rises. Having looked at the results of the Gender Pay Gap Survey, I have turned to the simpler ‘pay gap’ between practices of the same or similar size. Clearly ‘pay gaps’ might
(Time to read: 5 minutes) By Robert Campbell Recently on the Practice Index Blog we looked at the gender pay gap that exists among Practice Managers. Following on from that, using figures obtained from that survey, we take a look at the thorny topic of overtime. While the Gender Pay Gap Survey highlighted some interesting
To get to the root of the subject, Practice Index surveyed its database of Practice Managers to see whether a pay gender gap was apparent amongst GP Practice Managers, or if there was quite simply just a pay gap between Practice Managers carrying out the same or similar range of duties but working in similar sized practices.
Gender pay gaps are never far from the headlines. Whether it’s the BBC, the sporting world, Hollywood or the NHS, where we’ve recently heard about disparities in pay amongst consultants, the problem is widespread. But what about Practice Managers? Is there a gender pay gap in our profession? If so, what’s causing it? And, are there any regional variations? Together with Practice Index we set out to find the answers to these questions and more.
I am a partner (I’m not really, but for this exercise, just bear with me). And because I am not really a partner, I am going to (not really) be the Senior Partner. And I am going to be slim, handsome and young – just because I can be, even if it is for only
A number of practices are fighting back against rules imposed to make them publish details of their GP earnings. In April 2015, it became a contractual requirement for practices to publish on their practice website by the end of the financial year (i.e. 31 March 2016) the mean earnings for all GPs in their practice