Glasgow headquartered business, Doig + Smith Ltd has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been ranked in the Platinum Employer of the year (50-249) at the annual Investors in People Awards.
The Awards celebrate the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses. Winners are announced at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner at Old Billingsgate, London, on 23 November 2017.
The Awards provide the opportunity to benchmark against high performing organisations globally. This year the 12 award categories focused on the main elements of what it means to be an Investor in People, from Excellence in Leadership and Management, to Excellence in Social Responsibility to Leader of the Year and Best Newcomer. Those who ranked at this year’s ceremony represent the companies who have fully embraced the IIP mission to unlock organisational success by realising the potential of their people. They are truly outperforming and impressive companies who value employees as the core of their business.
Alastair Archibald, Director of Doig+Smith, said “It is a privilege to be ranked for Platinum Employer of the year (50-249); a clear indication of the dedication and hard- work the team has invested in the business.”
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “This year’s Investors in People Awards were the biggest and best to date. It was fantastic to see so many worthy organisations nominated for outperforming in their sector, demonstrating great people management practice and a commitment to staff development. Congratulations to Doig + Smith.”
About Investors in People
Investors in People is the Standard for people management. The international Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results. Investors in People works with thousands of top businesses across the world, from Allianz Insurance, McDonald’s restaurants, to Brompton Bikes. With a community of 11,000 organisations across 75 countries, successful accreditation against the Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustained success.
Based on a tried and tested framework and a rigorous process of assessment, organisations that meet the Investors in People Standard proudly display their accreditation to the world because they understand that it’s people that make the difference.