What a great way to mark the New Year! Simon Allen, retail assistant manager, has achieved Gold Standard Training Status.

What this means

In addition to being the retail assistant manager, Simon is also Dorking’s in-store trainer.

By enhancing his qualities and skills in people management, Simon can now provide even greater support to his colleagues and support them on their professional development journey.

Ensuring Dorking service remains Gold

Simon comments: 'Specsavers’ in-house training schemes are excellent and for me, it’s been really insightful to fine-tune my ‘people management’ knowledge. I believe that happy, inspired and motivated team members contribute to our great customer satisfaction levels.

'It’s really rewarding to see that Specsavers in Dorking recognises this and is prepared to invest in its people.'

A word from the store director

Store director Yehia Al-Omari adds: 'Simon’s training is a very valuable step we’ve taken to ensure we fulfill our business ambitions.

'Simon can now identify any gaps that require training and likewise, nurture and support our rising stars. We are very proud of his achievements in achieving Gold Standard training status.'

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