Feeling undervalued in your job? – by Katie Ford

A common issue that I bear witness to, is staff feeling undervalued. This makes me so sad. Oftentimes, I am talking about this to an awesome nurse or vet, who it would be a genuine loss for a practice to lose. They’ve felt unappreciated for a while, and it starts to...

Vets are back on ‘Shortage Occupation List’

It’s been confirmed by the Home Office that it has accepted the Migration Advisory Committee’s proposals that veterinary surgeons are added to the Shortage Occupation List. The Migration Advisory Committee published a report on the 29th May 2019, which recommended...

Introducing Katie Ford

We are excited to announce that Katie Ford will be writing some content for us. Katie is an experienced Veterinary Surgeon, working in small animal practice since graduating from the University of Liverpool in 2012. She gained her CertAVP(SAM) in 2016, passing the...

How will IR35 affect locum vets in the private sector?

The way we work in the UK is set to change drastically over the coming years. From Brexit and near-constant shifts in government to a trend towards contracting and gig work, the generally accepted forecast is that our current methods of doing business will be entirely...