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Staff Management
Welcome to the practice! Inductions for new employees
  1. Peter Gripper

    Peter Gripper is a director of Anval, which offers an advisory service on practice management and finance. He has written articles and contributed to texts on practice management and marketing, and is co‐author of the book ‘Veterinary Practice Management’, now in its third edition, published by Blackwell Science.


HOW does your practice greet new employees? Are they given a helping hand, or left to ‘sink or swim’ on their own? Induction programmes offer huge benefits to employers and employees alike. A formal induction can help the newcomer fit into the team and approach their work with confidence from day 1, while employers can be sure the correct training has been given. Peter Gripper provides some ideas on how to design and develop an induction programme.

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