Selwood Housing Group achieves Bronze for staff care

By Anita Jaynes on 30 April, 2016

Selwood Housing Group, a social enterprise which operates across the South West has been awarded the Investors in People Bronze Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people.

The charity based in Trowbridge, employs around 250 local people in a wide variety of roles from electricians to neighbourhood managers and customer service representatives.

Investors in People is a globally renowned award which recognises continued commitment to the development of employees and the Bronze Award is an enhanced version of the standard award. Selwood Housing Group joins around 1,000 other organisations all over the world with the Bronze standard.

Commenting on the award, Barry Hughes, group chief executive, said: “We are delighted to have achieved a Bronze standard from the Investors in People. Our employees are our most important asset and we understand the importance of investing in our people to achieve the best possible results for our business and our customers.”

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 the Investors in People Bronze standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of. It is the sign of a company which is truly committed to good people management practice and we’d like to congratulate Selwood Housing Group on their achievement.”

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Pictured above: Group chief executive Barry Hughes in front of the Selwood Investors in People plaque.