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Oxford Section - Webinar - Threats to the relationship between Associate and Principal, and how to guard against them


Date ​Wednesday 26 August 2020


Branch / SectionOxford Section

*Special introductory webinar price*

BDA members - Free

Non-members - £25

Dental care professionals - £15


An email with the link to access the webinar will be sent to you on Tuesday 25 August 2020.

​​​CPD​2 hours

Discuss employment and worker status as it may apply to associates and other dental staff; and look at changes that are on the horizon. Explore common problems and conflicts with associateships.

Learning objectives
  • Look at common issues with associates and principals
  • Understand the legal implications of employment and worker status
  • Understand how to use different remuneration options for associate dentists
  • Look at forthcoming legal changes.
Learning content
  • What is employment and worker status
  • How has the law been interpreted for associates and other dental staff
  • What changes are forthcoming
  • Different payment options for associates
  • Common problem in associateships, how status can impact them, and how to avoid them.
Development outcomesA, B and C

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James Goldman

James qualified as a barrister in 1994 and has worked as an in-house lawyer, in the retail, recruitment and public sectors. He has been at the BDA advising dentists since 2007. He has provided advice on a range of employment and commercial issues, has appeared in a number of tribunal cases, including on employment status of associates, and has lectured on a range of topics.

How to book / enquiries

Online - individual bookings only

Login to the BDA website first.

Then use the pink 'Register' button at the top right of this page.

Please note: If you have a GDC number you can use the online system. You do not need to be a BDA member.

If you do not already have a BDA website username and password, fill in the form and we'll set you up with a username and temporary password.

By telephone 

Call the Events team on 020 7563 4590 to book over the phone (open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00).

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Full terms and conditions (including cancellation policy)

An email with the link to access the webinar will be sent to you on Tuesday 25 August 2020.

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