Rapiergroup gets Investor in People upgrade

Rapiergroup has been upgraded from Silver to Gold level by Investors in People.

The Investors in People standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people for sustained success. Based on 25 years of leading practice, collaboration with over 1,000 organisations and management thinkers, the Standard reflects the very latest workplace trends, to help every organisation be the best they can be. Organisations undertaking the Investors in People accreditation are benchmarked against Investors in People best practice.

Helen Seaman, managing director at Rapiergroup said: “After gaining the Investors in People Silver standard in 2016, we were determined to push for the Gold level as our company vision is ‘to deliver exceptional results for our clients and our people’. Over the past 12 months we’ve collaborated with employees to identify the areas we needed to focus on to push us from the Silver to Gold level.

“At the start of our journey we set ourselves a core company objective of ‘being an employer of choice’ and by achieving the Gold standard, I feel we have well and truly achieved this. In an industry that often demands a lot of its people, it’s so important to us that we look after and nurture our team, and make it as easy as possible for them to cope with those demands.”

Kathryn Bell, director of internal operations at Rapiergroup added: “As an organisation becoming an employer of choice within our industry.  Having achieved IIP Silver accreditation in 2016, we worked hard to address the areas for improvement to get us to IIP Gold.

“Our focus for the last few months has been on formalising our reward and recognition programmes, developing our CSR initiatives and engendering a learning and development culture throughout the Company.  Our progress in these areas has been clear for our employees to see and we are delighted to have been recognised with this Gold accreditation.”

Martin Fullard


Martin Fullard

Martin Fullard: journalist, presenter, producer. Martin is the Deputy Editor at Conference News and Conference & Meetings World magazines. He leads the digital channels on Mash Media’s Conference Division as well as heading up Mash TV. He is formerly a web editor at a national newspaper in the Middle East and motoring journalist.

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