Date published: May 27, 2015
We are delighted to report that the Hankinson Group, incorporating R H Painting Limited, Whittle Programmed Maintenance Limited and EP (Industrial & Commercial Painting) Limited, has retained the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating our continuing commitment to realising the potential of our people.
The Group has held the Standard since 1996. We are one of the largest family owned Painting & Property Maintenance Contractors in the UK with six offices employing over 250 members of staff. We provide an extensive range of specialist services to the Public and Private Sectors.
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: “Achieving and maintaining the Investors in People Standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of. Working with Investors in People inspires and enables leaders, managers and employees at all levels to build their skills, improve their performance and achieve their potential. We’d like to congratulate Hankinson Group on their achievement.”
Steve Burrows, Managing Director of Investors in People North of England said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Hankinson Group 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 continuing accreditation, Hankinson Group is certainly working to realise their people potential.”
Commenting on the award, Stephen Hankinson, Group Chief Executive, said: “Having Investors in People is important to business, it makes a clear statement about the kind of organisation we are, the way we operate and the values we hold.” He added “We have now held the Standard for 19 years which is a fantastic achievement and a tribute to the efforts of a great team at all levels”.
A big thank you to all those members of staff who were involved in the two day audit process.