Foundation Recruitment (UK) Ltd recognised as a Gold Investor In People

Foundation Recruitment (UK) Ltd, a specialist property recruitment consultancy, has been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard for a second time, joining the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK who believe in realising the potential of their people.

Foundation Recruitment (UK) Ltd employs 15 staff across their Manchester and London offices, providing UK-wide and increasingly international services. Foundation Recruitment operates across all property sectors including general practice surveying, retail & leisure estates, shopping centre & venue management, facilities management, retail construction, property marketing and commercialisation sectors.

Foundation Recruitment (UK) Ltd was founded in 2009 and since their incorporation, have been a unique business with a unique aim. To redefine recruitment across the markets in which they operate by setting new standards of service and becoming a new benchmark. Reflecting this commitment to excellence and the genuinely people focused nature of the business, this is the second time Foundation Recruitment have been awarded gold accreditation with the first awarded to the business in 2012 after less than three years of trading. It serves as a clear and independent commendation of their team’s desire to deliver their utmost for clients from within an environment where they feel stimulated, valued and rewarded.

Investors in People is the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people making great business.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Foundation Recruitment (UK) Ltd on their Gold standard. Such a high level of accreditation is the sign of great people management practice, and demonstrates a commitment to staff development and shows an organisation committed to being the very best it can be. Foundation Recruitment (UK) Ltd should be extremely proud of their achievement.”

Steve Burrows, Managing Director of Investors in People North of England said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Foundation Recruitment (UK) Ltd and I would like to congratulate the team on their success. We believe that good people make a great business and as a proven organisational development framework, Investors in People is designed to help organisations and their people to realise potential, enhance performance and meet goals. With their Gold accreditation, Foundation Recruitment (UK) Ltd is certainly working to realise their people potential.”

Commenting on the award, Julian Long, MD, Foundation Recruitment (UK) Ltd said: “We are absolutely delighted to have retained our Investors In People Gold accreditation. Whilst still a young company we are well positioned to continue to grow in both our domestic and international markets. We have a terrific momentum within the business and that is only enhanced with this endorsement from the Investors in People. Having our highly motivated and hugely capable team ensures our clients get best in class service every time. We are extremely grateful to Investors In People for all the support and guidance given as a result of this assessment and are committed to improving further still in the years to come”.

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