Benchmark Grounds Maintenance has been announced as a Employer of the Year: Platinum Finalist in The Investors in People Awards 2019.
The Investors in People Awards have been independently assessed and verified as a Gold trusted awards scheme by The Independent Awards Standards Council. 2019 was the biggest year to date, with well over 300 entries and to be named as a Finalist this year is a remarkable achievement.
Benchmark gained Platinum accreditation against the Investors in People Standard at the start of 2019, demonstrating its commitment to high performance through good people management.
The IIP Platinum accreditation is the highest accolade that can be achieved against the Investors in People Standard and is currently held by only 1% of IIP accredited organisations.
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. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.
Benchmark lives its VISION:
Recognised by clients as being their best supplier and by our people as a great place to work
And our VALUES are our culture:
- PERFORMANCE – We respect all our stakeholders’ needs and work towards delivering these, conscious of the changing environments in which we live and work. We want to create a winning partnership for our clients and our people.
- PEOPLE AND THE PLANET – We act with honesty and integrity in all our dealings with people and the planet, striving to make a difference.
- PASSION – We are one team working towards one vision. We take pride in delivering exceptional standards of work – adding value, being flexible, proactive and going that extra mile
Further developing our leadership skills across the business will be the driving force that allows us to achieve our business objectives. We promote from within and use our most skilled employees to lead on skills transfer. Our culture of sustainability is strategically aligned to our business and everyone’s individual objectives. We will focus people to be more efficient and reduce environmental impact.