RUTLAND COMPANY SHORTLISTED FOR PRESTIGIOUS INVESTORS IN PEOPLE AWARDS 2017
SMITHERS PURSLOW, whose Head Office is based in Rutland, has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been shortlisted as finalists in the Excellence in Leadership & Management category in the annual Investors in People Awards.
The Awards celebrate the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses. Winners are announced at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner at Old Billingsgate, London, on 23 November 2017. Finalists represent the best of the best worldwide.
The 12 Awards categories recognise the organisations that have achieved the highest standards. There are a range of Awards categories, focusing on the main elements of what it means to be an Investor in People, from Excellence in Leadership and Management to Excellence in Social Responsibility to Leader of the Year and Best Newcomer. The Awards provide the opportunity to benchmark against high performing organisations globally. In 2017, a new category has been introduced called the Apprentice Employer of the year. This new category focuses on the organisations that lead, support and develop their apprentices well for both business and individual results.
Steve Fraser & Andrew Bussey, Directors, Smithers Purslow: “It is a privilege to be shortlisted for this award; a clear indication of the dedication and hard work the management team has invested in the business.”
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “Once again we have been overwhelmed by the number and caliber of entries received for the Investors in People Awards. It’s fantastic to see so many organisations nominated for outperforming in their sector, demonstrating great people management practice and a commitment to staff development.”
For the full shortlist and more information about Investors in People please visit: https://www.investorsinpeople.com/awards
About Investors in People
Investors in People is the Standard for people management. The international Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results. Investors in People works with thousands of top businesses across the world, from Allianz Insurance, McDonald’s restaurants, to Brompton Bikes. With a community of 11,000 organisations across 75 countries, successful accreditation against the Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustained success.
Based on a tried and tested framework and a rigorous process of assessment, organisations that meet the Investors in People Standard proudly display their accreditation to the world because they understand that it’s people that make the difference.
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