All Careers Advice

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A varied career

Julian Clarke talks to Yiannis Kotoulas about the eyewear market and his return to CaseCo

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Finding the right buyer

Adam Bernstein continues his series on succession by detailing how to sell an optical practice to a third party

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Pathway to profit

Graham Hutchison assesses how the challenge posed to independent practices by chains is best approached

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Standing out from the crowd

Yiannis Kotoulas chats with Robinson Optometrists about winning Independent Practice of the Year at the 2020 Optician Awards

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Domiciliary: Home safety

Mike Hale finds out how the provision of domiciliary eye care has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic

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What are T-levels?

Usman Rasul explains how a T-level programme in optical care services will help recruit optical assistants

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STEP in the right direction

Mike Hale speaks to Kamlesh Chauhan, director of professional education for Northern Europe at Johnson & Johnson Vision, about how the company’s STEP initiative helps pre-regs

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How to achieve mindfulness

Simple techniques can be applied by anyone to make their working lives a little less stressful. David Rahman reports

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Questions for the president

Bill Harvey asks Nick Rumney about his new position as president of the European Academy of Optometry and Optics

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Realising independent dreams

Many organisations claim to champion the formation of the next generation of independent opticians. Chris Bennett reports from an ABDO event designed to turn the dreams of would-be independents into reality

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Ways to boost student numbers

Shaahid Jaffer is an optometrist at family-run practice Family Eyecare in Middlesex. Since starting there he has worked on retaining and capturing a student demographic, with great effect. He imparts some of his wisdom here for us

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Extracurricular benefits

Luke McRoy-Jones explains how the Plymouth Optometry Society offers its student members much more than just social events