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Swiss Cottage awarded Platinum Employer

16 November, 2017
Hassan Isakjee presents Platinum Employer award
Hassan Isakjee, Sheena Shah, and Rishi Ganatra from the team at Swiss Cottage

Specsavers in Swiss Cottage has been recognised for its outstanding people management standards with a Platinum Employer Award.

First class employer

Platinum Employer recognises businesses that provide a great overall employee experience and Specsavers in Swiss Cottage is the latest opticians to be awarded this prestigious status.

The scheme focuses on five key areas - talent management, recruitment and induction, performance management and reward, learning and development, and employee communications and engagement.

'Ensuring Specsavers is a great place to work'

John Perkins, Specsavers joint group CEO, said: ‘The Platinum Employer initiative is one that Specsavers fully supports and we hope that over time all Specsavers stores will be awarded this status.

‘Platinum Employer is an externally validated accreditation scheme which aims to raise the bar of people management standards and help ensure Specsavers is famous as a great place to work.’

Recognising high standards

Rishi Ganatra, store director at Specsavers in Swiss Cottage, said: ‘We are thrilled that our store has been recognised for its high standards.

‘We strive to offer our staff professional opportunities and support, and we feel this is reflected in the fantastic customer service and advice they provide to our customers.’

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