About Investors in People
Investors in People is a continuous business improvement framework and is ever-changing in line with
business needs. The framework was developed in collaboration with
leading UK businesses. It is recognised as a leading business
improvement framework and quality standard and is the only one
which is 'people orientated'. The framework was developed to
support businesses through times of change and economic uncertainty
using recognised best practice.
Recent research conducted by the Institute of
Employment Studies noted 'the typical organisation that currently
does not have Investors in People accreditation has the capability
to generate an additional £176.35 per employee in gross profits per
annum, should they seek and gain accreditation'.
The framework has
been developed to follow the business cycle (Plan-Do-Review)
allowing management to choose the most relevant parts of the
framework to use in line with achieving business
objectives. This gives you more value for money and an assessment
process that will provide specific development points to help you
achieve your objectives. Therefore, making the Investors in People
framework relevant to all organisations regardless of size,
sector or age.
The benefits you will gain from Investors in People will link
with your objectives. Click through to the benefits page
for more details.
James Reeves, Senior HR Advisor,
"Investors in People has helped us to 'join up the dots' when
looking at the organisation, as the criteria within the Standard
show how all the parts of the business fit together. Then Investors
in People prompts you to go even further down this road by ensuring
your learning and development aims and processes are aligned with
achieving your strategic goals. For organisations thinking about
Investors in People I would suggest they look at the framework as a
whole to see how all the individual criteria support each other.
This way you will understand that the Standard is actually
describing a way to improve the performance of your business."