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Partnership prospects
  1. David Pepper

    David Pepper, after 23 years in large animal practice, is now working as a freelance adviser to the pharmaceutical industry and as a claims consultant for the Veterinary Defence Society.


IT is a cliche of most professions that a partnership is like a marriage, but much more difficult to handle. It might be flattering to be asked to become involved in either relationship, but flattery is as poor a basis for deciding to say 'Yes, please' as it is to say 'I do'. This article hopes to make the selection of a partnership less haphazard than choosing a spouse. It is far better viewed as an arranged marriage, where an informed decision is taken rather than a gamble.

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