UK General has been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard, joining the top 3% of accredited organisations across the UK who believe in realising the potential of their people.

  • 11 Sep 2014 – 09:36 AM
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As the second largest MGA in the UK market, UK General employs over 290 staff in Leeds, Manchester, Harrogate, Glasgow & Belfast.

Lord Carter of Coles, UK General’s chairman, who received the award, said: “I want to thank and congratulate the whole UK General team on this great achievement. It’s recognition of a lot of hard work over the last few years to make UK General a company where people want to give of their best to our customers.”

He added: “Achieving the Gold standard is not the end of our journey, and we are committed to continuing to listen to our employees and deliver continuous improvement to the way we do business.”

Commenting on the award, Debra Johnson, UK General’s Group HR Director said “We applied for the IIP accreditation because as a company we wanted to evidence our commitment to nurturing colleague development in order to recognise the importance it plays in our business and to equally build respect and loyalty with our colleagues and customers alike. Achieving Gold on our first attempt is a very proud moment for us all at UK General”

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: “We’d like to congratulate UK General on their Gold standard. Such a high level of accreditation is the sign of great people management practice, and demonstrates a commitment to staff development and shows an organisation committed to being the very best it can be. UK General should be extremely proud of their achievement.”