This year’s successful Champions are:
Future Investors in People Champions will be selected on an annual basis. Champion status lasts for three years, after which time current Champions are invited to reapply for the status, should they wish to do so. The nine new organisations join the current 25 Champions which include Nationwide Building Society, Thompson Directories and Prudential UK.
Ruth Spellman and the Champions are available for further comment or broadcast opportunities. Photos are also available of the Champions receiving their awards. Please contact the Investors in People press office on 020 7544 3118.
Fujitsu Services is one of the leading IT services companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa . It has an annual turnover of £1.74 billion, (€2.58 billion) employs 14,500 people and operates in over 20 countries. It designs, builds and operates IT systems and services for customers in the financial services, telecom, retail, utilities and government markets. Its core strength is the delivery of IT infrastructure management and outsourcing across desktop, networking and data centre environments, together with a full range of related services, from consulting through integration and deployment. Headquartered in London , Fujitsu Services is the European-centred IT services arm of the Fujitsu Group. The Fujitsu Group is a US$45 billion (€37 billion) leader in customer-focused IT systems and services for the global marketplace.
Investors in People celebrates its 15th anniversary this year (from November 2006).The Investors in People Standard provides a framework for improving business performance and competitiveness through good practice in human resource development.An organisation that has achieved the Standard has been successful in adopting and maintaining its three fundamental principles: Plan - developing strategies to improve the performance of the organisation, from business goals to leadership strategies; Do - implementing those strategies, taking action to improve the performance of the organisation; Review - evaluating and adjusting those strategies, measuring their impact on the performance of the organisation.The Investors in People Standard is promoted and developed by Investors in People UK - a public body whose main stakeholder is the Department for Education and Skills.The Investors in People Standard is delivered by a partner network: 1. In England, the network of Investors in People Regional Quality Centres. 2. In Scotland, contact Scottish Enterprise (SE) or Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for details of the Investors in People Standard. 3. In Wales, the Business Skills Delivery Team at the Department for Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills, Welsh Assembly Government. 4. In Northern Ireland, the Department for Employment of Learning delivers the Investors in People Standard.
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Company:Investors in People
Date: 22 November, 2006
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