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PAC delegates 2015

The changing face of education

Specsavers’ Professional Advancement Conference (PAC) celebrates its 25th year in October. Optometrist Paul Carroll, Specsavers’ director of professional services, was one of the small group of store partners who established the flagship conference in 1995. He discusses how optical education has changed over the last quarter of a century

The BIB team celebrate a successful Optrafair

A score in used kit

Twenty years ago, Tim Baker started refurbishing used optical equipment in his garage. Today that firm is a major supplier of new and used optical equipment. Chris Bennett reports

Specsavers bus

Resetting a global brand

Servicing half of the nation’s eye care needs is a mammoth task. As Specsavers celebrates 35 years in business Chris Bennett caught the Airbus to Guernsey to see how it is resetting the brand

Satisloh generators

Essilor’s green deal

Essilor’s £2.5m investment in alloy replacement technology (ART) manufacturing in Thornbury has led the way in a company-wide initiative reduce its impact on the environment. Simon Jones finds out more