IRL GROUP AWARDED "INVESTORS IN PEOPLE" ACCREDITATION FOR THE THIRD TIME
IRL Group is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People mark for the third time since 2006.
The Investors in People award helps organisations to develop their employees, improve performance and realise objectives through effective management. As a national standard for good business practice in the UK, it also provides external recognition to demonstrate how people-focused a business is, which in return attracts and retains employees.
In total 12 people from across the business including the MD and apprentices were interviewed, key strengths centred around:
- Clear direction and clear priorities which are understood by everyone
- A continued strong commitment to Health and Safety
- Proactive, planned and effective training and development opportunities open to everyone
- An open, approachable and consultative leadership style
- Involving and engaging people in decision making at all levels
- A culture of continuous improvement and review
Stewart Jones MD of IRL said:
"it is our mission to be the leading independent flooring company in the UK and to achieve this we focus on providing a high quality standard of service and advice that is built on the skills of our employees who are without doubt our greatest asset"
IRL are also committed to Health and Safety and are accredited to SafeContractor and CHAS
COMMITTED TO HEALTH AND SAFETY
IRL are also committed to the Health and Safety of their employees.
In keeping with recent legislation changes IRL have had all employees Face Fit tested for respiratory wear and all employees are issued with an ID badge, all employees also receive regular health surveillance from our occupational nurse.
We are also pleased to announce that we are now Link-up approved. Achilles identifies, qualifies, evaluates and monitors suppliers so buyers for the worlds largest corporations can develop long term mutually beneficial relationships with reliable qualified suppliers to the Rail Industry.