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Interactive CET roadshow – coming to a town near you

With new locations added, the MiniPAC roadshow offers all the CET points, competencies and peer discussions you need for your annual GOC registration requirements, in one day. This year there’s added supervisor development for all practitioner groups plus career advancement advice | more

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35 years in optics and counting

Specsavers’ very first employee, Helen Pipet, has been celebrating 35 years with the company and says she is not planning on retiring any time soon. Not counting the company’s co-founders Doug and Mary Perkins, Helen is the longest-serving employee at Specsavers – having started work in 1984, the same year Specsavers was founded. In those days, there were no job titles… or departments, as there were only four employees including the Perkins. Helen helped out with whatever was needed, from sorting frames to doing paperwork and running errands. | more

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Gary Barlow is the face of Osiris Eyewear

Gary Barlow has lent his sartorial style to the latest Osiris Eyewear collection with a 38-strong range – plus six sunglasses, which take inspiration from minimalist Nordic architecture – coupled with warm colours inspired by the Italian Riviera. Gary, who started wearing glasses four years ago, says: ‘I like the fact the glasses are stylish but don’t rely on trends and each pair has a classic, timeless feel’. | more