Specsavers has placed 78th in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2022 for the first time after over 12,000 interviews were conducted to find out which employers offer the best opportunities for graduates.

Martin Birchall, editor of The The Times 100 Graduate Employers, commented that it’s an impressive achievement, ‘confirming that the company’s graduate programme is amongst the most attractive and sought-after in the country for aspiring university-leavers.’

Alana Inness, head of talent and resourcing at Specsavers, said: ‘It underlines the huge variety of careers on offer at Specsavers, be it in its stores or support offices - working with partners to provide the best value optometry, audiology and other healthcare services to customers.

‘We don’t just find new talent though, we nurture it and many of our previous graduates are now in leadership positions. They’ve often had careers that span the UK and our international operations.’