Specsavers Windsor has received a Platinum Employer Award this month in recognition for its outstanding people management standards.

The store is the latest high street opticians and audiologists to be awarded the prestigious status, which is given to businesses providing a great overall experience to their employees.

The scheme focuses on five key areas:

• talent management

• recruitment and induction

• performance management and reward

• learning and development, and lastly

• employee communications and engagement.

A word from the joint group CEO

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”.’

A word from the store director

Rupal Patel, store director at Specsavers Windsor, said: ‘We are delighted that Windsor has met the criteria of the Platinum Employer Award.

‘We are proud of the service, opportunities and support we offer our store team and we aim to continue to provide a great place to work to all our employees.’

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