The Gender Pay Gap – Does It Exist In A Female-Dominated Profession?

The Gender Pay Gap – Does It Exist In A Female-Dominated Profession?The veterinary profession has been increasingly female-dominated for many years now, with a marked predominance of women over men graduating veterinary college. So, when the phrase ‘gender pay gap’ is bandied around, where male workers are paid significantly higher salaries than their female counterparts, the assumption would be that it doesn’t apply to the veterinary world. However, that may not be the case. [Read more…]

New Year – New Fail?

New Year – New Fail?So many of us start off the new year full of burning enthusiasm and desire to become ‘the best version of ourselves’. We set lofty goals, and at the time, we really mean them. However, typically this involves changing some long-standing behaviours which is actually one of the most difficult things to do. [Read more…]

Fraud and Veterinary Practices

Fraud and Veterinary PracticesBefore employing a veterinary surgeon or nurse, Practices need to make a number of checks. These include confirmation of their right to work in the UK, that their qualifications are valid, and their registration with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) is up to date.

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Brexit, The Working Time Regulations – and What It Means For the Veterinary Industry

Brexit, The Working Time Regulations – and What It Means For the Veterinary IndustryOne of the many potential impacts of Brexit is the effect it will have on certain aspects of Employment Law, including the Working Time Regulations (WTR). These were written into British Law in 1998 as a result of the EU’s Working Time Directive.

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