Aberdeen opticians awarded Platinum Employer status

A local opticians is among the first in Aberdeen to have been recognised for outstanding people management standards after scooping a Platinum Employer Award.

Specsavers Union Street recently received the externally validated accreditation, highlighting its dedication to staff and employees within the company.

The overall aim of Platinum Employer is to recognise businesses for providing a great overall employee experience.

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.

Aiming to raise the bar for people management standards, the Platinum Employer initiative helps ensure Specsavers is recognised as a great place to work.

David McGinty, director for Specsavers in Aberdeen says: “We are delighted that our store is among the first in Aberdeen to meet the criteria of the Platinum Employer Award.

“We are proud of the service, opportunities and support we offer within our store teams and we are committed to continuing to provide a great place to work to all our employees.

“It was fantastic to receive such a prestigious accolade – something we hope all Specsavers stores will receive in the near future.”