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Newbury College awarded Investors in People Silver accreditation

Newbury College has demonstrated its commitment to high performance through good people management by receiving a silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard. Only 10% of organisations who apply for the standard achieve the prestigious silver accreditation.

Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said; “Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Newbury College should be extremely proud of its achievement.”

Cathy Wright, Head of HR at Newbury College, said: “Since our bronze accreditation last time, we’ve worked really hard to address the areas of development needed for us to improve. We are thrilled with this result, which would not be possible without the continuing support of our dedicated and enthusiastic employees, who really make Newbury College a fantastic place to study and work.”

About Newbury College: Newbury College is an established high quality provider of education and training. It offers around 1,000 courses from its campus in Monks Lane and at other venues across West Berkshire. It provides further and higher education, professional and vocational training, a wide range of leisure courses and works with local employers to promote apprenticeships. In 2015, Ofsted confirmed Newbury College as ‘good’ with some ‘outstanding’ features.

About Investors in People: Investors in People is the Standard for people management. The international people management Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results.

With a community of 14,000 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.

Since 1991, the standard has evolved to keep pace with modern practices. The current sixth generation was launched internationally in 2015.

There are four levels of accreditation; Accredited, Silver, Gold and Platinum.

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