Wythenshawe Community Housing Group awarded the prestigious ‘Investors in People Gold’

Wythenshawe’s Community Housing Group (WCHG) is delighted to announce they have been awarded the prestigious ‘Investors in People Gold’ accreditation.

The Group was immensely proud to receive this accreditation in December 2014, which is a fitting tribute to all the hard work of colleagues since it was formed in April 2013.

The ‘Gold Award’ is the pinnacle of Investors in People accreditation and successful companies must demonstrate values and objectives are cascaded throughout the organisation.

The award is a credit to all employees across the Group driving change for the benefit of its stakeholders, employees, customers, and suppliers.

‘Investors in People’ makes people management excellence count. They exist to help businesses realise the potential of their people, improve standards and gain the accreditation to prove it. The accolade is the highest national standard that recognises good practice in engaging, developing and involving an organisations employees.

Achieving the Gold standard is recognition of WCHG’s commitment to staff and their desire to give even better services to their tenants and residents.

IIP Assessor Carol Davidson said: “Gaining Investors in People makes a statement about the kind of organisation Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is and the way in which it operates and the values that drive the organisation.”

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group Chair Eddy Newman said: “This is a fantastic achievement and a huge compliment to be recognised for all the hard work that?s gone on to achieve this accreditation!”

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group Chief Executive Nigel Wilson said: “The Investors in People Gold awards is a clear recognition of the investment we continue to make in all our colleagues across the new Group and our desire to equip everyone with the ability to deliver the best services that we can for all our customers and the communities we serve.? “IIP shows to customers that we are 100% committed to people development.”

For more information about Investors in People please visit www.investorsinpeople.co.uk.