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PDA membership includes access to a 24-hour legal and tax advice helpline

Did you know that PDA membership includes access to a free 24-hour legal and tax advice helpline? The external helpline provides PDA members with over the phone advice about the law in England and Wales and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Legal advice for other countries is available 9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public and bank holidays. Members calling outside of these times will get a call-back.

The tax advice helplines provide confidential advice on any tax matters affecting PDA members’ UK tax affairs. This includes advice on self-assessment, income and corporation tax, tax credits, stamp duty, capital gains and inheritance tax and many other taxation issues.

Advice about VAT and PAYE compliance is also available.

For tax advice call 0344 571 7976 9am to 5pm weekdays (except bank holidays).

Key benefits of PDA Legal Solutions

As part of this service, cover empowers PDA members to pursue or defend their legal rights in the future. With this help, members and their families could be protected from legal costs arising from:

  • compliance and regulation
  • contract & debt recovery
  • tax investigations and VAT disputes
  • personal injury
  • loss of earnings.

Experienced advisors can provide members with advice on any matter falling under the laws of the EU – including the UK, Norway, and Switzerland. They can explain complex legal matters in plain English, and have specialist knowledge in the areas of personal injury, medical negligence, property, contract disputes and consumer law to name but a few.

For legal advice on personal and business legal matters call:
0121 694 7017     (9am to 5pm weekdays)
0344 571 7976   (Out of hours)


NB: For matters relating to your employment or practice as a Pharmacist please contact the PDA Service Centre

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Membership is FREE to pharmacy students, trainee pharmacists (pre-regs) and for the first three months of being newly qualified.


Read about our key member benefits here.

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