Investors in People
Ridgeons Ltd has proudly held Investors in People status since 1998. In April 2015, Ridgeons was awarded Gold standard for the prestigious accolade.
Following confidential interviews with over 70 staff members, including one-on-one and group interviews, Ridgeons was successful in meeting 180 out of a possible 196 evidence criteria, taking the business from Bronze to Gold accreditation.
Assessors at Investors in People praised Ridgeons for its staff engagement, corporate social responsibility efforts, culture, ethos and company-wide transparency, as well as it quantity and quality of training, including coaching, mentoring and talent management.
Angela Rushforth, Managing Director at Ridgeons, said; “Achieving Investors in People Gold is something we’ve been working towards for years now. People and relationships are hugely important to us and are what keep our business growing. Whether that’s a positive relationship between staff and customers or employee and line manager, we are successful because we provide platforms for staff to succeed and develop their career.
“Investors in People Gold is a brilliant achievement for everyone at Ridgeons and it shows our commitment to staff, which continues to help us attract the top talent to our business.”
Investors in People Gold is the top prize for businesses that champion best practice and high performance through its people, and is recognised worldwide as a sign of excellence.