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    What’s changing for employers of EU nationals?

    • 30 Sep 2020
    • Gareth Edwards

    GARETH EDWARDS, a partner in the employment team at law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards, explains steps practices can take during the remainder of the UK’s Brexit transition period to ensure teams face minimal disruption once it finishes at the end of the year.

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    Furloughing workers – what it means for veterinary profession

    • 28 Apr 2020
    • Tina Chander

    It’s one of the words of the moment, and Tina Chander, partner at law firm Wright Hassall, explains what “furloughing” is – for practices and employees.

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    In sickness and in health

    • 16 Apr 2020
    • Adam Bernstein

    Adam Bernstein discusses where veterinary practices stand with regards to sick or injured employees.

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    Potential misconduct – advice on disciplinary procedure processes

    • 26 Mar 2020

    Employment specialist MARK STEVENS provides information for employers and employees about the steps when misconduct is suspected.

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    Race and UK veterinary profession

    • 26 Mar 2020
    • Rachel Malkani

    RACHEL MALKANI, a member of the British Veterinary Ethnicity and Diversity Society’s committee, reveals themes to come out of a workshop on discrimination.

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    IR35 rules – everything veterinary locums and practices should know

    • 23 Dec 2019
    • Adam Bernstein

    In April, HMRC is introducing changes to tax rules applying to locums and workers providing services to hirer companies. ADAM BERNSTEIN looks at the full background to the changes.

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    Maintaining effective staff levels throughout religious holidays

    • 8 Nov 2019
    • Adam Bernstein

    Adam Bernstein speaks to Chloe Themistocleous, an associate in the human resources team at Eversheds Sutherland, to glean advice on how employers can tackle numerous holiday requests from employees who wish to observe events associated with their religion.

  • Government Good Work Plan – what do employers need to know?

    • 7 Oct 2019
    • Andrew Rayment

    Andrew Rayment discusses this “biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years” that is the culmination of the independent “Taylor review of modern working practices”.

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    Working out-of-hours? Be aware of your rest time entitlement

    • 30 Jul 2019
    • Vet Times Jobs

    All workers are entitled to a break. So, if you work in an out-of-hours setting, or are regularly on call, it’s important to understand what your entitlement to “down time” is.

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    Essential laws all vets should know about

    • 8 Oct 2018
    • vet times jobs

    This article sees the author highlight a number of laws you should know about if you're taking on a job within the veterinary profession.

  • Data protection

    How new data laws affect veterinary practices

    • 11 Aug 2017
    • vet times jobs

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation will go live in May 2018. This means if your practice holds data, such as names and addresses of animal owners born in Europe, you need to be ready – or be prepared to face heavy fines.

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    Should I be paid for work experience?

    • 13 Jun 2017
    • vet times jobs

    Whether you should be paid for your work experience will be determined by whether you are classed as a “worker” under the law. Are you?

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    Your new rights to a company pension

    • 11 Apr 2017
    • vet times jobs

    No matter what size or type of company you join, from 2018 onwards it is highly likely you will be eligible for automatic enrolment on to a company pension scheme. But what does that mean for you?

  • Employee rights

    Your basic employee rights

    • 9 Dec 2016
    • vet times jobs

    Regardless of who employs you or in what capacity, as an employee, you are entitled to statutory rights that are enshrined in UK law.

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    The new royal charter: how veterinary nurses are affected

    • 4 Mar 2015

    The RCVS' new royal charter came into effect on February 17, 2015. This means the UK veterinary nursing profession is now regulated – but what else does it mean?

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    Work as a Government vet

    • 30 Jan 2015

    Whether it’s front line disease research or helping frame Government policy, a veterinary degree can go a long way in the public sector.

  • Expectant mother and partner

    Baby on board? Now you can share the care

    • 5 Nov 2014

    Those expecting a “happy event” on or after April 4, 2015 will be among the first working couples in the UK to benefit from a new system of shared parental leave.