Specsavers in Basildon has been awarded Platinum Employer status. The award is received by stores for dedication to improving the communication of its staff members and developing work skills.

Five key areas of business standards are externally assessed leading to the honour being given - these include aspects such as performance management, learning and development, and recruitment and induction.

Continuous improvement

Store director at Specsavers in Basildon, Lee Hanford, said: ‘The team we have at the store are brilliant, dedicated and always willing to go the extra mile for customers.

‘We continually strive to improve our working practices and provide more career opportunities to our staff. It’s great for our efforts to be recognised through the Platinum Employer scheme.’

High standards

Platinum Employer is an initiative set up to help Specsavers stores maintain high standards and provide a greater experience for their employees.

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