Specsavers in Kingswood Retail Park Hull has been granted Platinum Employer status thanks to its longstanding commitment to the wellbeing of the team in store and its work in inspiring the new generation of eye health professionals.


Specsavers Kingswood Retail Park Hull landed the award in recognition of its continued efforts in career development and the support of employee welfare.

The accreditation is measured by five indicators of the employee experience, including talent management, recruitment and induction, and performance management and reward.


A word from the store director


David Proudfoot, Store Director at Specsavers Kingswood Retail Park Hull, credits the store’s success to his team of talented eye care experts, saying: ‘We count ourselves lucky to have people working here who have decades of experience under their belt. This award is down entirely to their expertise and dedication which has fostered a brilliant working environment in which new talent can really flourish.


‘Their loyalty means we can deliver an amazing service to our customers and give back to the community through employment opportunities. We are always looking at how we can improve as an employer and this is a fantastic reward for the team’s continued hard work and enthusiasm.'


A word from the regional relationship manager


Regional Relationship Manager, Malcolm Norman says: ‘The Platinum Employer scheme is an exciting addition to our extensive portfolio of training and development programmes, helping our staff to benefit from the opportunity of a full-career journey from entry-level to business owner.’

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