Specsavers Ilford are celebrating the news that they have been awarded Investors in People status for the eighth year in a row.

Great local employer

The store, in the High Road, was first awarded the accreditation in 2009 for showing that they were a great employer.

The store employs 47 staff in total, and has been in Ilford for 24 years.

Professional accreditation

Investors in People is the UK's leading accreditation for business improvement through people management.

The organisation behind it provides a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people making great business.

Developing great people

Mohammed Rehmani, ophthalmic director in Ilford, said: ‘We are delighted to have been awarded this prestigious prize again.

'It shows our consistent commitment to developing our team to give both them and our customers the best possible experience.

‘Our staff really are at the heart of our business, and I am proud of everything that they achieve. We will keep delivering what they need to build exciting careers with us.’

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