Established in 1972 the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) promotes, supports and inspires over 900 members, including landscape contractors, landscape architects, garden designers and suppliers to be leaders of an environmentally, ethically and commercially sustainable landscape services industry.
Out of 145 entries submitted in 2019, 91 National Landscape Awards have been bestowed on 63 members of the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) – Benchmark have won an Employer Excellence Award.
At the start of 2019, Benchmark also achieved the Platinum Investors in People (IIP) Award, which is held by less than 1% of IIP accredited organisations worldwide.
The Company has numerous strengths, which are helping it to realise its business ambition of supporting a high-quality service to customers and being a great employer. These have created a working environment for employees which can be characterised as; collaborative, communicative and performance oriented. People are at the heart of the Company’s business ambition and leaders fully understand and appreciate that the success of the business is a function of the effectiveness with which people are led, managed and developed. The Company’s Vision and Mission statements are fundamentally aligned with IIP people management approaches.