Rapiergroup strikes gold with Investors in People accreditation

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Rapiergroup have recently been reassessed by Investors in People and are delighted to have been upgraded from Silver to Gold level.nnThe Investors in People standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people for sustained success.u00a0Based on 25 years of leading practice, collaboration with over 1,000 organisations and management thinkers, the Standardu00a0reflects the very latest workplace trends, to help every organisation be the best they can be. Organisations undertaking the Investors in People accreditation are benchmarked against Investors in People best practice.nnWeu2019ve taken time to learn from our team what they think makes Rapiergroup a great place to work. Personal development and growth are key reasons people join and stay with us. Rapiergroup puts employee welfare at the heart of its strategy, and has put in place a variety of schemes to ensure that employees can achieve a work-life balance.u00a0 Flexi-time is offered to everyone as standard, and regular working from home is actively encouraged for those whose roles allow them to do so.nnWhen people have been working on site over weekends or Bank Holidays they are offered lieu days in exchange and the office closes over the Christmas holidays to ensure that everyone can have a proper break from work.u00a0 Our in house Rewards and Recognition team run by employees, for employees, provides the softer touches that can make working in an intense industry easier.nn nn 

Logo of IIP Gold Accreditation
u201cAs an organisation becoming an employer of choice within our industry.u00a0 Having achieved IIP Silver accreditation in 2016, we worked hard to address the areas for improvement to get us to IIP Gold.u00a0 Our focus for the last few months has been on formalising our reward and recognition programmes, developing our CSR initiatives and engendering a learning and development culture throughout the Company.u00a0 Our progress in these areas has been clear for our employees to see and we are delighted to have been recognised with this Gold accreditation.u201dKathryn Bell, Director of Internal Operations, Rapiergroup
u201cAfter gaining the Investors in People Silver standard in 2016, we were determined to push for the Gold level as our company vision is u2018to deliver exceptional results for our clients and our peopleu2019. Over the past 12 months weu2019ve collaborated with employees to identify the areas we needed to focus on to push us from the Silver to Gold level. At the start of our journey we set ourselves a core company objective of u2018being an employer of choiceu2019 and by achieving the Gold standard I feel we have well and truly achieved this. u00a0In an industry that often demands a lot of its people, itu2019s so important to us that we look after and nurture our team, and make it as easy as possible for them to cope with those demands.u201dHelen Seaman, Managing Director, Rapiergroup

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