The Valli Group Shortlisted in National Optician Awards 2013

West Yorkshire based Opticians the Valli Group has been shortlisted in the industry’s most prestigious awards.

The Valli Group, which has seven optical practices in West Yorkshire, will compete in the 2013 Optician Awards Business Excellence category. The winner will be announced in a glittering ceremony in Birmingham in April.

Managing Director Moin Valli said: “I am delighted that we have been shortlisted for the awards. It’s a testament to the hard work and dedication that our entire team gives every day.

“Our goal is to position the Valli Group as the leading independent Opticians across West Yorkshire and eventually beyond, offering professional eye care and outstanding service in our local communities. We’re working hard to achieve this through the acquisition of further practices, growth of current practices, business development, extensive financial investment in our staff development and training.”

News of being shortlisted in the Optician Awards comes just three months after Moin was named Young Business Person of the Year in the Huddersfield Daily Examiner Business Awards.

Moin, 35, and his wife Rachel, founded the Valli Group in 2005. They now have a portfolio of seven independent optical practices across Huddersfield and Calderdale with a team of 25 staff.

The Valli Group has invested heavily in technology, optical equipment and refurbishment spending over £300k in the last six years.

“This enables us to offer our patients modern, high quality practices with traditional values of the very best in customer service,” Moin said. “We want our patients to enjoy the whole experience of having their eyes looked after by a caring, customer focused organisation. People can experience a ‘café culture’ within our practices: relaxed, attentive and an altogether enjoyable experience with complimentary hot drinks.”

The Valli Group also plays a strong role in the communities in which its practices are based. The Group offers a free domiciliary service to elderly and disabled patients who are unable to visit their local practice and Moin regularly delivers talks at local schools and community groups to raise the awareness of eye health.

Alongside this the Group offers a service to sufferers of dyslexia and visual stress which enhances their reading ability, a dedicated dry eye service and specialist services in corporate, safety and sports eye wear.

You can also read this story in the Huddersfield Examiner

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