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NSV The Vet Recruiter Taking On Cycle Ride From London To Brighton To Raise Funds For Vetlife

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25th March, 2021 10h58

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NSV - The Vet Recruiter


Directors Lawrance Bresslaw and Craig Griffiths of NSV The Vet Recruiter Agency are embarking on a cycle ride from London to Brighton in support of Vetlife. The event will take place on 19th September 2021 where participants will navigate a 55-mile route through the busy streets of London, juxtaposed with quiet country lanes through to Brighton but not before tackling Ditchling Beacon, a-mile-long climb to the top of the South Downs where beautiful views and refreshments await.

Vetlife are a charity focused on providing support to the veterinary community. They offer help and guidance to veterinary professionals and their families who may be experiencing health, emotional or financial concerns. Their service is free and confidential, and they provide financial advice, mental health support and a 24hr helpline, which is just a scratch on the surface of the services they have to offer the veterinary community. They also look for ways to prevent similar situations in the future that are tailored to each individual person.

Lawrence and Craig have been recruiting together for over 25 years and established NSV The Vet Recruiter Agency in September of last year which has gone from strength to strength since. They are very passionate about working within the veterinary industry and feel this is something they can offer a lot of credibility to. NSV The Vet Recruiter operate mainly in the UK but have also recently been asked to recruit veterinary professionals internationally as well including places such as Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Why support Vetlife?

Craig and Lawrance are supporting Vetlife because they understand and have seen first-hand the demands of the profession that the veterinary community face and the impact this can have on a person’s wellbeing. Their mission is not only to raise funds for the organisation but to improve awareness of Vetlife and the services they have to offer, through the publicising and sharing of their event and fundraising page. Craig commented on the increase seen in the amount of people struggling in the veterinary industry since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and reported that when they approached Vetlife with their fundraising idea the organisation explained how calls had increased significantly since the start of COVID-19, but their funding had decreased. With restrictions put in place many fundraising events were either cancelled or put-on hold and unfortunately with the need of extra staff to manage the increase in service use, expenditure throughout the organisation had also increased. Vetlife were very grateful for the help offered by NSV The Vet Recruiter and their drive to give something back to the veterinary community.

Law cross the country, we specialise in the veterinary industry and want to make sure we are giving something back to support the people we find jobs for on a daily basis”. It is important that organisations such as Vetlife are able to continue the work they do without the worry or need to cut services. The increase in calls to the 24hr Vetlife helpline is testament to how much the veterinary community rely on the services that Vetlife offer and this can only continue through funding by charitable donations.

Craig Griffiths said, “raising the money isn’t just supporting Vetlife it is supporting the industry in which we work.”

Getting involved

Lawrance and Craig want to open their invitation to the veterinary community and hope to gather a group of supporters to join them and take part on their cycle ride from London to Brighton, to raise as much money as possible for the charity and all abilities are welcome. They believe their biggest challenge will be completing the 55-mile-long journey but hope it will be made easier with a group of people to push each other along the way, create good camaraderie and a fun day out. Lawrance and Craig are urging everyone to get involved by joining the cycle ride in September, which you can find details for at the bottom of the page. Not only will this help to raise money but provide an opportunity for fresh air, sociable exercise and a chance to make new acquaintances, now that has got to be good for the soul! Alternatively, if you cannot make it on the day Lawrance and Craig are encouraging the public to carry out their own virtual bike ride that will cover the same distance.

Spreading the word amongst your colleagues, family and friends and using your networks to get involved will also help immensely or you can donate to the NSV The Vet Recruiter Agency Just Giving page.

Craig Griffiths - “Get fit, make a difference, come and join in or get involved”.

How you can help/ get involved

If you would like to join Lawrance and Craig on their fundraiser you can do so by following the link to sign up and register for the cycle ride https://www.londonbrightoncycle.co.uk/

Or you can contact Lawrance directly for more information lawrance@thevetrecruiter.co.uk

If you would like to donate to this amazing cause you can do so by clicking on the following link and visiting their Just Giving page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/thevetrecruiter