Ribby Hall Village recognised as Gold Investors in People

For the second time, and despite a change to Investors in People’s rigorous and challenging new assessment criteria, Ribby Hall Village in Wrea Green has again been awarded Investors in People Gold.

Susan Houseman Ribby Hall VillageRibby Hall Village has now also joined the top two per cent of organisations in the UK whilst demonstrating their commitment to actively driving principles and practices to an advanced level, and therefore creating sustainable success through good people management.

With more than 500 employees, Ribby Hall Village is a large employer within the Fylde Coast.

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.

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

Susan Houseman, Director of Business Development at Ribby Hall Village said: “As an IIP accredited company for the last twelve years, Ribby Hall Village has never been one to shy away from a challenge. So, when we were given the choice to either reaccredit against the existing IIP standard or be one of the first companies to benchmark ourselves to the NEW standard…we knew we had to go for the new one! "The standard fits nicely with our Employee Engagement initiatives which recognise and reward performance, along with our Training Portfolio designed to deliver continuous improvement. All that we do for our people comes together as we work to the new standard of leading, supporting and improving.”