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Iken Retains Investors in People GOLD Standard….

Iken Retains Investors in People Gold Standard


We are thrilled to announce that Iken has retained its Gold standard Investors in People award!

In its assessment, Investors in People observed: 

“Everyone at Iken is to be congratulated on this well-earned accolade. Having retained IIP Gold at this first assessment against the Sixth Generation Framework is a testament to the good work within the organisation, the strength of business practices and maturity of the people management culture. The importance of people is understood at Iken, as is the relationship with the wider stakeholder network. 

The majority of culture is reflected in the online assessment results that have resulted in Iken’s benchmark being ahead of others in the IT and Computer Services industry and other IIP organisations in all 9 indicators. The positive feedback was reinforced in staff interviews and was a key contributor to Iken achieving the IIP Gold award.

Senior leadership acknowledges the concept that having a happy, content and satisfied workforce has a direct correlation with business performance. There is a strong alignment between the delivery of the business plan and implementation of people strategies. Significant investment has been made and new roles introduced to enhance the impact of the HR function, manage learning and development activity, and embed a culture of continuous improvement.”

The award is a fantastic achievement for all involved. HR Manager, Harriet Martin, who has co-ordinated the project since the beginning, commented: ‘It's great to see Iken retain IIP Gold for a third reassessment, especially having moved onto the new 6th generation framework. Achieving gold again is a real reflection of all the excellent people practices we have in place as well as our wonderful team of people, which, when combined, make Iken a truly great place to work.’

Commercial Director, Stephen Wanless remarked, “The company is delighted with the results of this IIP Gold assessment, which is testament to the tenacity of each and every member of the company. This result marks another milestone in the company's history of recruiting and retaining fantastic staff who feel supported and inspired to flourish in their roles.”

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The name Iken is derived from the Scottish verb "to ken" meaning "to know". Related to the adjective "canny", describing someone who is wise, perceptive and incisive, we want to help you to be cannier. Iken software has been developed to help you and your team extend your "ken" by having exactly the right information at hand precisely when you need it.


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