An opticians in Hartlepool has been recognised for outstanding people management standards, receiving a Platinum Employer Award.

The externally-validated accreditation scheme, which was designed by employee engagement specialist Korn Ferry Hay Group, aims to recognise businesses which provide a great overall employee experience and Specsavers in Hartlepool is proud to be awarded this prestigious status.

Businesses are assessed in five key people management areas, including recruitment and induction, performance management and reward, and learning and development.

A word from the HR director

Dawn McIntyre, HR Director for UK/ROI Specsavers, said: ‘Platinum Employer accreditation is a key initiative to support our stores to be great a place to work, by ensuring we have a consistent approach to key people activity. This helps our stores to attract, retain and develop our store colleagues and they benefit from the opportunity of a full-career journey from entry-level to store owner.’

A word from the store director

Ian Walker, store director at Specsavers Hartlepool, said: ‘We are ecstatic to have received a Platinum Employer Award. ‘We are proud of the service, opportunities and support we offer our store team and we aim to continue to provide a great place to work for all our employees.’

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