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In 2014 UK veterinarians where in buoyant financial mood, with most of them reporting a better year than the previous. Most other main EU countries did not show such progress. Now, four years later and things sure have changed. While in Europe most countries have seen marked improvements in the UK these have stalled, particularly ...

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Use of social media in veterinary practices

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in articles | No Comments

More and more vet practices are using networking as part of their standard portfolio of marketing tools. A recent survey of more than 2700 European vets found that this trend is only partly true, as it’s not universal.  In the UK and the USA more than 80% of practices used social networking while only 23% ...

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Product of the Year 2013

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in articles | No Comments

For the second year running CM Research has published the products that UK vets consider the Best New Veterinary Products of the last year. 400 practising UK vets have spontaneously named the one product that has stood out for them among all new veterinary products introduced in 2013. Pexion, a product for reducing epileptic seizures in ...

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Are French vets missing out?

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in articles | No Comments

We asked veterinarians in 10 European countries whether their clinics use social media platforms to promote or advertise their services*. French vets came bottom of the list. A staggering 77% of French vets declare that the practices they work in do not use any social media platforms to promote or advertise their services. This is a very ...

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High levels of stress amongst German vets

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in articles | No Comments

Our recent survey revealed that German veterinarians are second most stressed vets in Europe (right after Spain). CM Research conducted a survey with almost 2,800 vets from ten European countries*, including 269 German vets, asking them about the characteristics of their workloads, levels of work-related stress and work satisfaction, as well as work-life balance and ...

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Owners / partners banking on future improvement

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It was recently reported that the profit margins of the UK’s top 500 practices had fallen to just 6.4% of sales, although the fall was not homogeneous as some practices actually saw increases. But what about vet earnings themselves? Since 2010 CM Research has been tracking vets’ earnings and their levels of job satisfaction and ...

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New article featuring CM Research!

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in articles | No Comments

The data from one of our largest surveys amongst European veterinarians has been used to write a 5-page dossier on veterinary profession. The dossier has been published in a French weekly veterinary magazine – La Semaine Vétérinaire. To access the article, please click here (abstract only available – you have to be a subscriber to ...

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