Brad Parkes shares his view on Partnership and adding value with a CLO

CLO Director, Brad Parkes, has been running Specsavers stores across three decades. Heading up the stores of Solihull and Shirley, he shares his experience of Partnership and the value of having CLOs within the business. He started working weekends alongside his studies before his career took a rapid rise from trainee DO in 1990, to […]

Kejal Shah on why Domiciliary Optometry was a real eye opener for her

Kejal Shah is an Ophthalmic Domiciliary Director, her region covers Surrey and Kent. She spoke to us about the main reason she chose Specsavers Home Visits, the people she meets and the skills she has learnt through Domiciliary. Hi Kejal, thanks for talking to us, first of all, what’s your journey with Specsavers been like […]

Optometrist Eamon Tariq: From Pre-reg to Joint Venture Partnership in one year

Qualifying in 2020, Eamon Tariq, took the Specsavers Pathway to Partnership course and aged 28, is now a Joint Venture Partner. Starting out with Specsavers as a part-time Optical Advisor, while studying Optometry at University, he completed his pre-reg at the same store – joining the Pathway course as soon as he’d qualified. We caught […]

Lee Palmer, opens up about work-life balance, recruiting from the NHS and why he loves being a Specsavers Audiology Partner

We shared a virtual cuppa with Audiologist Partner, Lee Palmer, to chat about his career with Specsavers and the challenges 2020 brought. Specsavers hearcare accessible to all During the first lockdown, and throughout 2020, Lee really had to adapt. “We were still in the store and the door was locked, but people would constantly knock […]

Q&A with Hazel Huxham – a Cornwall based dispensing optician and practice manager

We had the opportunity to chat to Hazel Huxham, dispensing optician and practice manager at Specsavers Launceston about what initially attracted her to Specsavers, what she likes most about her role, and how her team have managed during the coronavirus pandemic. Hi Hazel, could you tell me a bit about your background in optics? I […]

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