New Start has been awarded the Investors in People Gold Standard award, joining the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK who believe in realising the potential of their people.
Investors in People is the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people making great business.
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate New Start on being awarded the Gold Standard. Such a high level of accreditation is the sign of great people-management practice, and demonstrates a commitment to staff development and shows an organisation committed to being the very best it can be. New Start should be extremely proud of their achievement.”
Good people make a great business
Steve Burrows, Managing Director of Investors in People North of England said: “This is a fantastic achievement for New Start and I would like to congratulate the team on their success. We believe that good people make a great business and as a proven organisational development framework, Investors in People is designed to help organisations and their people to realise potential, enhance performance and meet goals. With their Gold accreditation, New Start is certainly working to realise their people potential.”
Commenting on the award, Neil Baynes, Managing Director of New Start said:
“We are delighted to have been recognised for the hard work and inclusivity within our organisation. New Start is a socially focussed organisation, and we are committed to ensuring the continued development of staff and services in the local community. Investors in People Gold Status ensure that we continue to achieve the high standards we work towards.