Vet In Practice – Helping Vets Find Their Feet
This is the website dedicated to your veterinary career, enhancing the development of practising vets in the UK and abroad. Whether you are looking to be an employed vet, a lifelong locum, or one of tomorrow's practice principals, this is the site where you can find the expert advice for your career.
Here on this site you'll find articles and posts by veterinary-specific companies, experienced vets, and a host of knowledge from inside and outside the profession. Vet In Practice (VIP) covers the range of practice - whether you are a final year student or a practitioner looking forward to retirement!
My name is Tim Mainland; I'm here to help, joined by my partners, who blog as The Professionals.
Forums, Twitter, Facebook – the choice is yours
Vet In Practice (VIP) is a site that exists to support and mentor veterinary surgeons from new grads to experienced practitioners. While my partners and I are pleased to help with any business and practice issues you face, we warmly encourage other practitioners to contribute or offer their own insight into today's veterinary issues.
You can find me on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and the VIP forums here. Welcome! I'm very pleased to meet you.
And finally a few words from Liz Mossop -
Starting out in practice is an exciting part of a veterinary career - but it can also be stressful. The complexities of entering the workplace often throw up some tricky questions! Vet in Practice will help young vets find out information they need from a network of other new grads and more experienced members of the profession. It will also help those considering the next step in practice ownership a few years down the line.
Liz Mossop BVM&S MMedSci(Clin Ed) PhD MAcadMEd MRCVS
Associate Professor of Veterinary Education, University of Nottingham
A short Facebook discussion that I was involved in yesterday touched on the HS2 issue. Should it happen? Should it not? To be honest I hadn’t really thought about it in great detail until then. I live in North Wales, and whilst I do go to London a few times a year, I usually drive […]
Feb 2014 Finance for veterinary partnership or acquisition. Until 2008, the high street banks were happy to support every application for veterinary finance, whether secured or unsecured. The sector was considered a blue chip area of the economy in which to invest with little or no history of arrears/business failure. Furthermore, the banks entered […]
Restrictive covenants can be used as a useful tool to protect your business interests when an employee leaves your business. Below we provide a brief explanation as to what restrictive covenants are, when they are likely to be enforceable and how they can be used in employment contracts to protect a business’ interest. What is a […]