Dental Directions -Strategic options for the Independent Dentist

Seminar Overview The £9.6 billion UK Dental market is a sector presenting opportunities for growth both in the NHS and private dentistry context (Mintel 2016). The sector is characterised by a fragmented market dominated by independent dental ownership with 90% of the UK’s 13,815 dental practices being owner-managed businesses. The market benefits from an ageing population, increased dental health expectations and the increasing public understanding of the importance of good dental hygiene. In terms of market opportunity 40% of the UK population do not visit the dentist on a regular basis and a proportion have never visited a dentist. As the UK economy has strengthened, the sector has observed an increasing demand for high-value cosmetic dentistry e.g. dental implants, facial… Read More

New Directions – strategic options for Independent Vets

Seminars in various locations during January 2018 – February 2018 Over the last 3 years, the UK Veterinary market has witnessed a period of unprecedented change with the arrival of a handful of private equity backed corporates pursuing a strategy of consolidation. Consequently the whole dynamic around succession, buying and selling of practices has significantly changed presenting options to the independent Vet sector Independent Vet businesses face a number of fundamental choices: Do they grow their business? How do they grow – organically or by merger & acquisition? Is it the right time to sell the practice? If so what are the options and processes? How do you improve the profitability & efficiency of your existing business? How do we… Read More