Tristram Ricketts Fellowship
The Board received a presentation from Glen Sparkes, the inaugural Tristram Ricketts Fellow, outlining his experiences over the past year.
Default Percentage for the 48th Levy Scheme
HBLB at its Board meeting in February 2010 noted that the default percentage to be identified in the Form of Declaration and Guidance Notes to Accountants for the 48th Levy period will be 43% of gross profits, excluding profits from gaming machines.
New Weatherbys Bank Account
HBLB at its Board meeting in February 2010 approved the opening of a Bank Account with Weatherbys Bank Limited for the purposes of conducting HBLB’s banking activities.
Veterinary Education Awards 2011
HBLB at its Board meeting in February 2010 approved the recommendations of the Veterinary Advisory Committee to commit £321,010 from the 2011 budget to support three new veterinary education awards as follows:
• Immunology of equine gastrointestinal parasitism (Dr. Kirstie Pickles)
• Veterinary pathology (Prof. Ken Smith)
• Metabonomics and Metagenomics (Prof. Elaine Holmes)