In practice

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How I turned my doubts about HR into an HR revolution

28 April 2017 by John White

When is comes to top-flight corporate human resources directors, few are more recognisable than Lucy Adams. But her time at the top has been far from an easy ride.

An eyewear emporium

26 April 2017 by Emily McCormick

OT  speaks to Janan Choudhury, founder of independent eyewear boutique, Spectacle Emporium, about his journey from apprentice to practice owner

Ready and waiting

18 April 2017 by Emily McCormick

OT  speaks to independent optometrist duo Peter Ivins and Craig McArthur about the importance of succession planning

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Cardiff University comes top

28 April 2017 by Emily McCormick

This year’s UK university league table is released


Coursework uploaded

25 April 2017 by Ceri Smith-Jaynes, Laurence Derbyshire

Having reached the midway point in her independent prescribing course at Aston University, Ceri Smith-Jaynes reflects on rekindling her essay writing skills

Almost there

23 April 2017 by Aiden Smith

Pre-reg optometrist Aiden Smith on his pre-reg experiences in independent practice as he marks the halfway point in the final hurdle to qualification

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Bruce Evans receives award

19 April 2017 by Emily McCormick

The independent optometrist received the Owen Aves medal

The rise of the locum

19 April 2017 by Selina Powell

A growing number of optometrists are embracing self-employment, attracted by the flexibility, variety and – on the face it – higher pay rate

Independent bids farewell to ‘longest-serving’ staff member

18 April 2017 by Emily McCormick

Linda Smith retires from the independent opticians after 30 years