Should I Work as a Corporate or Independent Vet?

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By Dr Sarah-Jane Molier MRCVS Whether you are a new graduate just embarking on your career, or a seasoned vet looking for a change, you may well be wondering whether to choose an independent or a corporate practice. Corporate practices were born in 1999, when the legislation restricting practice ownership was relaxed. Non-vets could become practice owners for the first … Read More

Vet Practice Career not for you? Here are your Options…

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A surprising number of vets work hard through school and veterinary school, only to pop out at the other side and find themselves no longer wanting to be a vet. Many will start their career in practice and get to a couple of years in before realising veterinary medicine isn’t what they thought it would be. Sound familiar? So, what … Read More

How to Improve your Employability as a Vet

How to improve your Employability as a Vet

Whether it’s your first vet job after graduating or a more experienced position, you want it to be the perfect role for you at that stage of your career. Find out how you can improve your employability with our top tips to landing your dream job in the veterinary industry… Think about what employers are looking for… So, you can … Read More

What vet jobs are available in this pandemic and where?

Are there any vet jobs left? As we move further into the global coronavirus lockdown – many of us are facing both health and economic concerns. And many people globally have been furloughed or made redundant. And for some amongst us, we were actually in the middle of changing jobs when these lockdown conditions occurred and now have been left … Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update A Personal Message: From Ed Taylor BVMS MRCVS Coronavirus will affect us all. Whether it affects our own personal health, the health of someone we know or our financial situations, we will all be touched in some way by this disease. This disease has even affected us at The Vet Service not only with members of our … Read More

Working As A Locum Vet – What’s Changing?

IR35 is the new talk of the town in the veterinary industry. The new tax laws are coming into force soon – make sure you know how they affect you as a locum working in the veterinary industry. In our previous blog we looked at what the IR35 tax changes are, and who these changes apply to (find out more … Read More

IR35 & Locum Vets

Changes in UK Tax Legislation – How Will it Affect Vets? Some important new changes in tax legislation are coming into force this April. It is important for vets to be aware of these changes, as they will have a direct impact on the work you do, particularly as a locum. Read on to find out more – we’ve done … Read More

Whats On Offer? Locum Shifts, Perm Jobs & E-Learning

Whats On Offer? Locum Shifts, Perm Jobs & E-Learning So here we are at the end of 2019 – and what a year it has been in the veterinary industry. I’m sure everyone will safely say they had their own personal ups and downs, some facing more challenges than others, but we do really believe that the collective spirit and … Read More

London Vet Show & Webinar Launch

It is that time of year again when the international veterinary world descends on one of the biggest events in the industry – The London Vet Show. Win a FREE Trip to your next job anywhere in the world: Held in the Xcel Arena the event mixes everything from CPD, pharmaceutical companies and the latest technology in the industry. You … Read More

New Zealand – want to work as a vet there?

New Zealand has so much to offer. Before we even talk about the unbelievable scenery, the top end veterinary and the really relaxed working lifestyle we would mention that the cost of living can be relatively low and there is no end of places to explore both in the country and cities. Some of our very own team here at … Read More