The webinar will advise hopefuls on the key considerations, risks and potential rewards of taking the plunge and starting their own business.
The event is being held at 8pm on Wednesday 1 March 2023 and will offer a deep dive into everything vets need to know about starting a successful veterinary practice in the UK, from planning and investment costs to hiring staff and retaining clients.
Sponsored by ezyVet, the webinar will feature straight-talking advice and practical takeaways covering every step of the new practice journey.
Speakers include Dr Ian Stroud, founder and veterinary director of Pet People, an independent small animal practice in Richmond, South West London, which opened in 2021 and hit its two-year turnover projections in just six months.
During his 25-year career, Ian has started a number of successful veterinary practices, drawing on the simple philosophy that building a healthy business starts with building a happy team.
Jack Peploe is a veterinary IT expert and certified ethical hacker. He provides trusted and accredited IT support services to vets across the UK.
With more than 18 years’ experience in the sector, Jack understands the role of technology in creating a successful veterinary practice.
Ciaran Milford is ezyVet’s EMEA sales manager and has worked with every type of veterinary practice, from aspiring independents right through to established universities and corporate groups.
Lance Rice, creative director at ezyVet, who will be moderating the webinar, said: “This webinar is for anyone who feels as though they’ve gone as far as they can in a senior vet or clinic director role, and thinks it might be time to follow their dream of opening their own practice.
“Our speakers are all vastly experienced and ideally positioned to explain what makes a successful launch, as well as the key mistakes and common traps that new owners fall into.
“Ian has a unique understanding of the challenges and opportunities involved with starting a veterinary practice.
“Jack is an expert in helping practices leverage technology to save time, whilst delivering exceptional patient care and bolstering their security posture.
“Ciaran is passionate about helping practices find the right solutions for their needs and business goals.
“There will be honest conversation, a thought-provoking Q&A session, lots of practical advice, and anyone wanting to attend should register their details now.”