Top hats toast & moments of truth

Sheila Scott and Chris Barrow give us a glimpse of what to expect on this year’s Workshop Tour

Sarah Whittall HR and Team Development, Practice Management Leave a Comment

Sarah Whittall, Events and Marketing Coordinator, catches up with dental business experts, Sheila Scott and Chris Barrow, ahead of this year’s Workshop Tour to find out what they have in store for you…

Bulletproof HR advice for your practice

Bulletproof HR advice for your practice

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HR and employment law Solicitor, Sarah Buxton, is the latest expert in dentistry to share her expertise and advice with practice managers and business owners. The age-old phrase ‘prevention is better than cure’ has no better use than here. If you’re a practice manager or business owner, having to recruit a new member of staff or let go of a …

How to recruit the bets team member

Four ways to ensure you recruit the best candidate

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Interviewing candidates to join your practice team is an important process as it is essential to find the ideal person who is the perfect fit for you and your business. After all, having a team in place who understands what your business is trying to accomplish and works together to meet common goals is the quickest path to business success.

Getting the most out of your team

Five simple ways to bring out the best in your dental team

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As an owner or practice manager, bringing out the best in your team may well be something you strive to do on a daily basis year on year, however this can prove a little easier said than done and when staff motivation takes a back seat, it can lead to frustrations with individual employee performance or a completely disengaged team. …

How to deal with maternity in your dental practice

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In today’s episode of Bodcast, host Zoe Close catches up with HR Solicitor Sarah Buxton on how to deal with maternity in your dental practice. For those looking to develop a greater understanding of the statutory framework and rules applicable to pregnant employees, as well as those taking and returning from maternity leave, this podcast is well worth a listen.

6 secrets to successful recruitment

Successfully recruiting for your dental practice

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There are numerous reasons why, as a dental practice owner, you may need to recruit. Whatever the reason, recruitment can be costly, time consuming and not without risks of litigation. It’s therefore important that the process is undertaken carefully to ensure that you recruit (and keep) that ultimate team member. Here, HR Solicitor and Director at FTA Law, Sarah Buxton, takes you …

How to solve two common HR issues

How to solve two common HR dilemmas!

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As owners or managers we find that we can’t all be experts when it comes to HR. So you could be forgiven for thinking that it is your practice alone that suffers with a particular situation. Nor is it the norm to stress yourself out with ensuring that you are adhering to policies and procedures and keeping on track with …

Six must have skills

The six must-have skills for your front desk team members

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In today’s blog, Dental Consultant and multi award-winning practice owner, Emma John, looks at the skill-set required within your team if you’re going to offer and maintain ultimate levels of customer service in your dental business.

Don't boil over with stress

Five top tips on how to alleviate stress

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Modern life is full of challenges, stress and pressures, and the dental profession is no exception. But instead of accepting stress as an inevitable part of life, it is important that dentists effectively address the causes before it impacts on their professional and personal lives. Stress can impact on a dentist’s health and practice in a number of ways. It could affect their confidence, clinical judgement, morale and even …

BodCast episode 4 Building a strong team - part 1

How to build a strong team – Part 1

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Today’s episode of Bodcast is the first instalment with Michael Bentley on building a strong team. In this unmissable episode, hosted by Zoe Close, Area Sales Manager at Practice Plan, Michael shares his valuable insight and advice on adopting an effective recruitment process in your dental practice.