Silver 'Investor in People' accreditation

13 December 2017 – Red Funnel Ferries, the Isle of Wight Specialist has been awarded Silver accreditation against the new international Investors in People Standard for people management.

Investors in People is the internationally recognised standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. It is held by 14,000 organisations across 75 countries although only 10% have achieved Silver accreditation against the new standard.

Underpinning the Investors in People standard is a framework which reflects the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures which are required by businesses who wish to outperform in any industry sector. Investors in People also enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.

Kevin George, Red Funnels' CEO commented "To be one of only 10% of organisations worldwide who have been awarded Silver accreditation against the new standard is a huge achievement for the team and demonstrates Red Funnel's commitment to being a great employer."

Shirley Anderson, Red Funnel's H.R. Director, said: "We are delighted to receive this award which reflects the hard work and dedication of our staff, who strive for continual improvement in everything they do. People are the most important part of our business. They include customers, staff, investors, suppliers and members of the local community and because we care about these relationships, we aim to keep learning and working together as a great team."

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: "We'd like to congratulate Red Funnel on their Silver Award. Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Red Funnel should be extremely proud of their achievement."


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