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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

Late 2013 saw the reveal of an unexpected treat. The Hakim Group worked tirelessly leading up to the 2013 Annual Retreat. The aim was to invest back in to the business with this innovative idea, inspiring their staff (along with shocking them)! HG recognise the way the world is moving in regards to social media. Everything is available at the click of a button and they don’t want to fall by the way side. This incredible act of trust they...

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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

The end of the year is normally cause for celebration and Christmas getaways.. With the Hakim Group it’s time to take stock of another calendar year. Every single employee from Head Office and the 20 Practices are invited to a different location every year to look back on what has happened and what needs to happen. All the downfalls are interrogated, achievements celebrated and the new targets are set for the coming year. There was also a...

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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

The Human Resources department of Hakim Group were launching the world first brand new Management tool to assist them in keeping track of all their staff’s: days off, personal records, maternity and paternity leave and most importantly, holidays! The March 2014 Fish Tank, was a perfect occasion to showcase the software that will take the Hakim Group’s HR into new levels of...

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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

The chain of 360* Champagne & Cocktail Bar‘s extend into the North West, Manchester. One of five bars, this establishment enters Intu Trafford Centre, on the upper floor, overlooking the food court. A quite precise site, just as their cocktails. They vary in size, amount, colour and strength! The option of little nibbles is also available as you sip away a hard day, or enjoy your day...

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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

One of the reasons the Hakim Group commissioned us, was to visit all the practices on their books and interview the partners within the group. These partners are the driving force of what comes down from head office, across the shop floor and to the patients. Along the way we met some real characters and interesting people, which made the filming and editing process much more exciting. Here are a few of the interviews in all their...

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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

Being an investment group, the Hakim Group have always wanted to make things easier for the companies they have under their wing. In some cases, that might be a natural process from partnering up first, then selling. In other cases, owners approach with the intention to sell. On our trek, we interviewed 4 previous owners, who all still have an involvement within their respected practice. From a filmmaking point of view, they made for fantastic...

Catalan Square

June 2014
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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

Catalan Square, the soul of Castlefield in Manchester. Countless young professionals favour this location for many reasons. One of which can be, ‘why not!?’ Located just on the edge of town, it is a stones throw away from the Iconic Hilton Hotel. There is always a buzz whenever you reach Castlefield and there is a reason why. The diverse Mancunian’s are known for their friendly nature and that’s been more apparent when in...

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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

Every quarter the Hakim Group head office holds an event for the managers and partners within the group. Each person no doubt has words of wisdom to pass across to their fellow team-mate and this is the perfect time to share such things, aswell as issues or anything else that may be on the mind. On this occasion, in March, it was Zouk Tea Bar & Grill‘s venue that held the fort for the meeting. Oh and did i mention, the partners were...

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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

From Dalton-in-Furness to Cambridge, the Hakim Group‘s net spans as far as the eye can see. A 9-year journey from partnering with their first Opticians, Tyrell’s & Embrey to their most recent acquisition, Clamp Optometrists, sees the Hakim Group a force in the Independent Opticians market. After going to all 20 practices, there is one common denominator, trust. Within the staff of each opticians branch and head office. The...

Optrafair 2014

June 2014
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Contribution by Billy Sarfraz

London was calling once more for the Hakim Group, as they journeyed down south destination, Olympia. At one point this building was said to be the biggest in the Kingdom and now it still does what it was built to do, exhibit. Optrafair is England’s oldest exhibition in the optical industry, showing off fashion, technology and the perfect environment for networking. The 3-day, 2-floor show was filled with all the top names within the...