Claire is a practice management consultant in the BDA Practice Support Team, she qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and advises general dental practitioners on associate contracts and a wide range of employment and other law
You’re ecstatic. You’ve just received a letter confirming an offer of your dream associate position. The contract is enclosed and you are asked to sign and return a copy, demonstrating your acceptance of the post, without delay.
James Dawson, Head of Advice Publications in the Practice Support Team at the BDA
The first year of the GDC’s enhanced CPD scheme has now come to an end. You will know that the new scheme saw changes to the required number of verifiable CPD hours and a mandatory requirement to have a personal development plan (PDP) in place.
In certain areas of the country, the job that you are applying for will have lots of other applicants as well as yourself and the employer will be reading a lot of similar CVs. So how do you make yours stand out?
In the last few years a revolution has taken place in academic publishing, with the advent of Open Access (OA) research. Open Access means that your research is accessible to all as soon as it is published so the whole world can see the great work you are doing.