People champions unveiled by Investors in People

Investors
in People has named 16 UK organisations as business champions in recognition of
their people management styles.

The
secretary of state for education and skills, Charles Clarke, announced the
champions yesterday at the ‘Skills Strategy – One Year On’ event.

The
champions programme recognises those employers that have boosted the
performance of their businesses through the way they manage and develop their
employees.

The
role of the 16 champions will be to work with Investors in People UK to share
their expertise with other employers through a series of best practice sharing
activities designed to promote effective alignment of people development with
business goals.

The
activities will include presentations, mentoring and site visits to the champion
organisation.

The
16 champions:


Barnfield College, Luton


Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel, Clwyd


Chelmsford College, Chelmsford


Clinphone Group, Nottingham


Escrick Park Estate, York


Farrelly Facilities and Engineering, Sutton Coldfield


Nationwide Building Society, Swindon


Oakwood Eyecare Centre, Derby


Old School House Day Nursery, Newmarket


South Farnham School, Farnham


Springfarm Architectural Mouldings, Antrim


St Mary Magdalene Primary School, West Bromwich


St Mary’s Girls College, Londonderry


Swiss Cottage School, London


The Moat House Partnership, Staffordshire


TNT UK, Warwickshire

www.investorsinpeople.co.uk

By Quentin Reade

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