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Oxford Section

Event Type
Event Subject
Practice management
Development Outcomes (A, C, D)
Topic Groups (Business Management, Employment, Practice Management)
Wednesday 26 August 2020
18:00 - 21:15
Jury's Inn Oxford
Godstow Road Wolvercote, OXFORD, OX2 8AL, England
James Goldman
Booking Fees
  • Dental care professional: £10.00
  • Essential member: £30.00
  • Expert member: £30.00
  • Extra member: £30.00
  • Senior member: £30.00
  • Non member: £40.00
  • Student member: £30.00

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Threats to the relationship between Associate and Principal, and how to guard against them

* If booking for two or more people, please use the booking form (PDF version) or booking form (word version) to make your booking, or call us on 020 7563 4590.​

Date ​Wednesday 26 August 2020

Jurys Inn Oxford

Godstow Road, Oxford OX2 8AL


18:00 Registration and networking

19:00 Lecture start

21:15 End

Branch / SectionOxford Section

BDA members - £30

Non-members - £40

Hygienists, Therapists  - £25

Dental nurses, Practice managers, Receptionists* - £10

Foundation dentist BDA members * - £20

Foundation dentist non-members *- £25


* If you are a Dental nurse, Practice manager, Receptionist or FD please use the booking form (PDF version) or booking form (word version), or call the Events team on 020 7563 4590, as you cannot book the rate online.

Please note: There is an additional £10 late booking fee for any bookings made on the day of the event.

​​​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.

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