Specsavers in Streatham is celebrating after receiving a Platinum Employer award for its outstanding management standards and staff development.

The team received the honour after being externally assessed on five key areas of people management standards, including talent management, employee communications and staff development.

A word from the store director

Shivani Patel, store director at Specsavers Streatham, said: ‘We are always looking at ways to maintain and improve the high levels of service we provide to customers, while also giving staff the opportunity to learn and train in new skills, so receiving the Platinum Employer award is a great honour.’

A word from John Perkins

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.’

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