Currently, more than 200 school and college leavers are enrolled into Savers’ apprenticeship programme. These 16- to 18-year-olds are all working towards a Retail Skills Level 2 apprenticeship and their positive feedback has helped rank Savers 3rd amongst United Kingdom’s top 100 employers. Savers has also been awarded Top Apprentice Employer for Retail, Best Level of Support and Best for Job Satisfaction awards, further boosting the reputation of Savers’ national talent and skills programmes.
Savers has been recognised as the 15th Best Big Company to work for in the UK. In the survey, Savers was rated with significant improvement on the key 8 engagement drivers.
The fundraising day for Marie Curie Cancer Care are held in UK Superdrug and Savers. Staff in the Milton Keynes stores comes over all spooky with a Halloween-themed. Dressing up for the occasion, the team raises over £260 for the charity through customer donations.
In September, 600 staff attended the annual Savers Store and Assistant Managers Christmas Conference. The theme of the conference was “Record Breakers”, celebrating the high number of records broken and inspiring everyone to keep up the good work.
Peter Macnab is appointed as Managing Director of A.S. Watson Health & Beauty UK
Smart meters are deployed in stores to track electricity consumption and thereafter readjusting electricity usage pattern to successfully reduce overall energy consumption.
Savers takes the crown and is voted as the UK’s Best Personal Care Retailer in the Verdict Customer Satisfaction Awards 2014 held today at the London Stock Exchange. This annual award is to recognize those retailers knows its consumers well and meets their needs consistently. The poll conducted by Verdict Research in March 2014 invited over 6,000 shoppers across the nation to rate retailers on a number of key criteria: range, price, convenience, service, facilities, ambience, quality and layout. Savers’ exceptional performance scored highly in the poll and came top in personal care sector.