17 Sep tpm goes for Gold
tpm is delighted to have recently been accredited with the prestigious Investors in People “We Invest in People, Gold Accreditation.”
Gold accreditation means that tpm has the policies in place, but more than that, it means everyone takes ownership for making them come to life.
Ahead of the Field
Only 17% of accredited organisations achieve Gold. Furthermore, the Investors in People survey shows that tpm is “significantly ahead of the field” in many key areas. Overall, the survey shows tpm performing significantly above other organisations in all indicators.
Clear Vision and Values
tpm is a company driven by a clear vision and underpinned by the values of opportunity, excellence, service, and recognition. Investors in People recognises this and remarked that these values are “the pinnacle of priorities” for tpm. Moreover, they commented that staff are motivated, supported and have a shared vision.
The Investors in People report also emphasised the importance of these values by stating that “they’re the reason tpm consistently hits targets – through focusing on performance, delivering good service and looking for opportunities to improve all the time.”
Benefits for Learners and Employees
The report recognises that assessing and monitoring staff performance in a “highly effective manner” is not just beneficial to tpm staff. The culture of reward and recognition at tpm means that staff are constantly striving to drive improvement. Therefore, learners and employers benefit too. One tpm employee told the assessors from Investors in People that “This is one of the best companies I’ve worked for. You just know that the directors are good and that they will help us be successful. We all benefit from that, including learners and other stakeholders.”
Another tpm employee echoes this:
“We want to be somewhere where learners can come and not feel judged or pressured, but we also want to deliver our targets. These things don’t need to be exclusive of each other. It is all about how we support our learners.”
Additionally, all staff continuously work on their personal and professional development. All staff work collaboratively to improve practice. This drive for improvement again benefits all learners and employees. Moreover, It ensures that all stakeholders have the highest quality service from tpm.
A Fantastic Effort
Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate tpm. Gold accreditation on We Invest in People is a fantastic effort for any organisation and places tpm in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of people.”
Commenting on the award, tpm MD Brian Quinn added: “We are so proud to have achieved the Gold accreditation. Ultimately, it is our individual members of tpm staff that make our organisation the success that it is, We are grateful each and every day for their commitment to tpm, to our learners and to our employer clients.”
For more details about Investors in People please visit https://www.investorsinpeople.com/