“I firmly believe people don’t just join businesses for money or career development. These may be the important starting points, but the type of employer you are, is what keeps people in the long term. If you value individuals and focus on ‘Wellbeing’, people respond”
Michael Smyth, HR Director, GRAHAM
“Our relationship with Investors in People began in 2011, when we started to benchmark ourselves more. It has been invaluable in widening our horizons and helping us to shine a spotlight on areas where relatively simple changes are producing significant results.”
Rebekah Wallis – People & Corporate Responsibility
“I was interested in the one-year accreditation because I felt that it would be less time consuming and I liked using an e-platform to share our evidence. The team worked together to gather the best evidence to share so it really felt like something we did together.”
Joe Turner – Chief Executive Officer
We had some great feedback that one of our values – “120%” – had the risk of encouraging people to work long hours which was not the point. When the assessor spoke to our staff about this, they consistently used the words ‘going above and beyond’ instead.
Stuart Hearn, Founder & Chief Executive Officer