Jobs at risk in Guernsey as Specsavers reviews stock management

Specsavers is considering changes to the way it manages frame stocks, with the potential loss of jobs

Specsavers is considering whether to rationalise the way it manages frame stocks with the potential loss of 38 jobs at its Guernsey warehouse.

At present, frames are removed from the shelf to be fitted with customers’ prescribed lens, leaving a temporary gap before it is replaced by Specsavers’ Guernsey warehouse.

The new system would see frames sent to stores along with the required lens, eliminating the temporary gap.

If implemented it could mean the loss of 38 jobs at the warehouse, with those at the warehouse office and administrative staff most at risk.

Joint CEO John Perkins said the company believed in providing value for money and ‘to deliver this we, just like any other business, must constantly review our operations to ensure that we are offering our customers the best level of service.’

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