Jacobs Awarded Investors in People Gold Accreditation (IIP)
Jacobs are proud to announce that we have achieved the Investors in People Gold accreditation, surpassing the industry average IIP Silver (previously held by Jacobs since 2015).
Jacobs have a clear strategic vision and values driven by the Partners, Senior Managers, and every member of Team Jacobs throughout the business.
Following a very comprehensive and detailed inspection of our organisation inclusive of staff surveys and interviews throughout October 2018, we were delighted to receive such positive feedback from the IIP accreditation specialists and staff members.
Jacobs have significantly exceeded the benchmark for both the Industry and IIP average benchmark in all key indicator areas below:
- Leadership and inspiring people
- Living the organisations values and beliefs
- Empowering and involving people
- Managing Performance
- Recognising and rewarding high performance
- Structuring wor
- Building capability
- Delivering continuous improvement
- Creating sustainable success
The IIP assessment report findings say “it can be seen that at this overall level the company is performing better than the sector average and somewhat better than the IIP average for all companies in the survey across all sectors”.
The specialist assessor, Stephen Stirk, further quoted in the report findings: “This has been the first assessment of Jacobs against the generation 6 Investors in People Standard which has resulted in the very creditable outcome of achieving the Gold level of award. All the staff of Jacobs are to be congratulated on this achievement and encouraged to take forward the feedback and recommendations here to an even better result in future.”
Paula Jacobs, Partner, said: “We are absolutely delighted to achieve IIP Gold standard demonstrating continued improvement on our previous Silver and Bronze accreditations. We have worked hard to develop our organisation, set clear strategy and direction and ensure that Jacobs is one of the leading and most respected enforcement agencies in the UK. To read such a positive report prepared by an industry IIP professional assessor is testimony to every member of staff that shares our core values and passion to continuously improve every aspect of our service delivery to clients and customers. This level of award reflects our commitment to lifelong learning and developing our people to excel in their roles and achieve our objectives. The accreditation is thanks to every single member of staffs’ hard work, commitment and company pride. Well done team Jacobs”
Jacobs now plan to continue to further develop the organisation and its journey to be the biggest and the best in the industry. We are now aiming for IIP Platinum status as we celebrate our 60th anniversary.