Gold accreditation against the Investors in People (IIP) Standard

We’re thrilled to announce that Group SCS, the smoke control, Building Energy Management Systems and natural ventilation company, has been awarded the accreditation, following an IIP assessment in July. Group SCS has been awarded Gold accreditation against the Investors in People (IIP) Standard, joining the top seven per cent of accredited organisations across the UK, demonstrating its commitment to high performance through good people management.

Group SCS is proud to employ happy and motivated staff, attaining a high standard of industry-leading customer service. All employees are shareholders so they really care about the service they deliver. The IIP Assessor said:

“Values are at the heart of how Group SCS operates with its clients, partners, employees, suppliers and external subcontractors. It is embedded in ‘how we do things around here’ to day to day approach to working with each other and with clients and supplier partners.”

She added: “A lot of work has been done on the recognition and reward strategy to ensure that those who do perform very well are rewarded appropriately…
“The low staff turnover and high retention rates support the appreciation of Group SCS as a good employer.”

International standard

Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.

The IIP Assessor added: “There was evidence that employees would pull out all the stops to assist a customer to achieve their work deadlines, even if it means considerable additional effort. This does show that the values are very well embedded within the company.”

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Group SCS. Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Group SCS should be extremely proud of their achievement.

‘Thrilled with IIP accreditation’

Commenting on the award, Macarena Machado, Operations Manager, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have been awarded Gold accreditation. We continuously aim to make sure we engage our employees and encourage them to be part of the growth of the company.”

For more information about Investors in People visit their website.
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