GOOD SPIRITS AT FMO

GOOD SPIRITS AT FMO

Celebrations of excellence, dedicated service, and commitment to bring the best to UK Optics plc were all part of the good cheer at The FMO's annual luncheon last week. FMO members, optical leaders, and invited guests drew a gathering of 120 to The Hilton Hotel,...

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FMO OFFERS CENTRAL LONDON MEETING VENUES

FMO OFFERS CENTRAL LONDON MEETING VENUES

FMO membership now brings prestigious central London meeting facilities for client and company events at the trade body's Paddington offices. With boardroom seating for 12, and the option of a conference suite which holds 18, the venue is available with a choice of...

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FMO TO MEET IN MIDLANDS

Maximising the upturn in the economy, plus a major focus on Optrafair London, are the main themes of The FMO's spring regional meeting to be held at The NEC, Birmingham, on Thursday 20 March. An opportunity to meet colleagues and competitors, it is also a chance to...

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WINDOW DRESSING PROMOTED AT OPTRAFAIR LONDON

WINDOW DRESSING PROMOTED AT OPTRAFAIR LONDON

Window dressing - the opportunity for frames, sunglasses and accessories to entice visitors into practices - took centre stage at Optrafair London, thanks to The FMO. Keen to see its members' products promoted to their best advantage, The FMO used the opportunity of...

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CONFIDENCE IN OPTRAFAIR BRAND CONFIRMED

CONFIDENCE IN OPTRAFAIR BRAND CONFIRMED

The Optrafair brand - described by UK optical business guru Patrick Myers as one that "people know and trust" - proved its value once again with the inaugural capital show, Optrafair London, held last week at Olympia. "We had an incredible response from visitors and...

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FREE LEGAL ADVICE LINE HIGHLIGHTED AT FMO MEETING

FREE LEGAL ADVICE LINE HIGHLIGHTED AT FMO MEETING

The FMO's spring meeting in Birmingham brought together the full spectrum of manufacturing optics as small domestic businesses networked with representatives from large multinationals. Chairman, Barry Dibble, highlighted the importance of good communication and...

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CAPITA

CAPITA

Legal Helpline - A valuable benefit of membership of the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians Presentation by Janet Pressley at the FMO Joint meeting held at The NEC, Birmingham, on Thursday 20 March. Click below link for further details.

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Optrafair London 2014 Show Guide

Optrafair London 2014 Show Guide

Only a week to go until Optrafair London opens its doors! We are delighted to present the official Optrafair London 2014 Show Guide.Simply download your copy now and find everything that you need to know about the show - from our exciting show features,...

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FMO Supports the Optical Workers’ Benevolent Fund

The FMO has received a thank you letter from John Andrews, Chairman of the Optical Workers' Benevolent Fund for their recent donation. Please see the below attachment. Further information about the Optical Workers' Benevolent Fund is available on the Wiseman...

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General Optical Council Press Release, 12 February 2014

For immediate release Nockolds Solicitors to run consumer complaints service The GOC has appointed Nockolds Solicitors to run its independent mediation service for optical consumers from 1 April 2014. Nockolds were the successful candidate in an open tender process...

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The Internet – Present and Future

The Internet – Present and Future

Enjoy a glass of wine, canap_s and interesting discussion with the Spectacle Makers on Thursday 5th June. A panel has been set up to discuss the topic of 'The Internet - Present and Future'. The talk will be held at the offices of the Association of Optometrists,...

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BRITISH OPTICAL ASSOCIATION MUSEUM IN ITS 114th YEAR

BRITISH OPTICAL ASSOCIATION MUSEUM IN ITS 114th YEAR

2014 is already shaping up to be another busy year for the British Optical Association Museum at the College of Optometrists in London. Late last year the museum unveiled three new displays on contact lenses, artificial eyes and low vision aids. Many of the items in...

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