cass achieves Investors in People (IiP) Accreditation
In today’s economically-challenging business climate, careful consideration was required when contemplating embarking upon new commercial initiatives that would produce real tangible results for both our customers and workforce alike; to this aim – and after significant investment, in terms of time and money – Cass is extremely proud to announce it attained IiP accreditation in March 2010.
This customer-led award will undoubtedly ensure a more business-improvement approach is adopted. We recognise that Investors in People is an excellent tool that can be used to identify ways of raising our organisation’s performance to an even higher level and as a framework for continuous development.
This is further endorsed by Cass Business Development Manager Paul Lowe:
“As someone who is responsible for not only maintaining cass’s current market standing – but also looking for ways to enhance it – I was looking for something that provided a real life-changing solution, rather than merely presenting just another marketable quality award: Investors in People provided that very solution. It is tailored so that everything is geared to help deliver against our chosen business priorities, unlike many other standards where you have to meet their requirements, all our advice and assessment has been matched towards meeting our unique priorities. In essence, it is all about determining the right strategy, getting our people on board, enhancing our management practices and evaluating what’s working or needs further improvement. The flexibility of the framework means this approach can be targeted to work with any aspect of our business priority – whatever targets or current strategy demands – incorporating key considerations such as managing change, increasing efficiency, maximising profitability, increasing sales, improving profitability and developing strategic leadership.
”The above being further reiterated Cass managing director Mark McKinney:
Cass has come a long way since its formation twelve years ago and I regard it as a significant milestone in our development; there has been a visible improvement in terms of the way our people perform – they now feel more valued and consequently, more motivated.”