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  • The Workplace Guide 2021

    • 10 Nov 2021
    • Optician

    Read your free copy today

  • The changing face of optical recruitment

    • 28 Apr 2021
    • Vivid Optical

    COVID-19 has affected many things and recruitment is no different. Whilst some industries have seen a rapid decline in hiring and a long-term impact, there have been a few that have seen demand soar. Optometry is definitely the latter.

  • Our new normal: A new career post-lockdown

    • 23 Nov 2020
    • Outside Clinic

    We had the opportunity to talk to one of our newest Optometrists, Erica Henderson, about her start with us post-lockdown and why she has chosen a career in domiciliary.  

  • Optician Workplace Guide - Careers in Optics 2020

    • 13 Nov 2020
    • Optician

    Are you getting paid enough? Where are the best locations for job opportunities? How can I upskill? Find answers to these questions and more in Optician Workplace Guide 2020.

  • Our new normal: Bespoke equipment for added safety

    • 3 Nov 2020
    • Outside Clinic

    To ensure safety for our OutsideClinic optometrists and patients, we have invested in some new apparatus, and we have even added a new design to our bespoke range of equipment that our optometrists use on a day to day basis. 

  • Why should a recruitment consultant be more than just a consultant?

    • 13 Oct 2020
    • Inspired Selections

    Your consultant should be your own personal brand ambassador; a person tasked with the sole objective of making the best career move for you!

  • brillen - Supporting the local independent optician

    • 8 Oct 2020
    • brillen

    Consumer shopping trends have significantly changed over the recent years and certainly over the last six months with the current Covid-19 pandemic. The retail sector has experienced a huge surge in online purchasing as result and we have also seen many high street shops struggle to financially survive during this period. Find out how brillen can help your independent practice excel into a prosperous future.

  • Our new normal: Remote training for new starters

    • 4 Oct 2020
    • Outside Clinic

    It is safe to say that 2020 has been a weird year. The pandemic has hit everyone in one way, or another and companies have had to re-think how they work, how they manage and how they train.

  • A change from your typical Contact Lens Optician role

    • 3 Sep 2020
    • Vision Express

    In an exciting new move, Vision Express have created a brand new team of Contact Lens Opticians who provide contact lens appointments virtually using the latest technology.

  • Achieving your career dreams in the new normal

    • 6 Aug 2020
    • Vivid Optical

    A new normal has emerged and it’s important to not be left behind. The world has not stopped spinning and your future is still as important as it was before.

  • Enjoy clinical diversity as part of a world leading team

    • 25 Jun 2020
    • Optical Express

    As we begin to emerge from lockdown, the General Optical Council has stated that registrants can deliver private eye care to patients, and optical practices across the country are preparing for a return to some form of normality.

  • FEEL THE BEAT OF THE PULSE

    • 27 Feb 2020
    • Leightons Opticians and Hearing Care

    Be a part of the new wave of optical and audiology careers

  • Create your future - make 2020 super

    • 24 Jan 2020
    • Outside Clinic

    Picture domiciliary in 100 years, teleporting to patients homes and conducting sight tests with just one gadget (probably a bit far-fetched) - while we aren't quite there yet, our team at OutsideClinic are very focused on the future.

  • IR35: The Locum Solution

    • 13 Jan 2020
    • Vivid Optical

    Vivid Optical are all set to help and assist locums following the introduction of IR35.

  • How to achieve mindfulness in a busy optometry practice

    • 18 Dec 2019
    • Optician

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

  • Optometrist? - Think outside the box

    • 24 Oct 2019
    • Anonymous

    Are you looking for a change from your usual routine at work? Do you fancy your hand at something new and exciting? Are you hungry for a new challenge?

  • Optician Workplace Guide - Careers in Optics 2019

    • 9 Oct 2019
    • Optician Jobs

    The Optician Workplace Guide is designed to support professionals in maximizing their careers. This year’s theme is Career Elevation.

  • Vivid Optical – Your Future. Our Focus.

    • 7 Oct 2019
    • Vivid Optical

    As an optical professional, you should only be looking for recruitment advice from an expert consultancy who understands your industry, your job and, most importantly, you!

  • ABDO College’s optical assistant course has record entry numbers

    • 20 Sep 2019
    • Zoe Wickens, Optician magazine

    Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) College’s new optical assistant course has had record numbers wanting to join.

  • Professional development with Optical Express 

    • 2 Sep 2019
    • Optical Express

    The role that optometrists play in primary eye care is changing. With this in mind Optical Express has exclusively partnered with Glasgow Caledonian University to offer its optometrists the opportunity to gain the Independent Prescribing (IP) qualification.