Chorley based True Bearing Chartered Financial Planners, has won GOLD Employer of the Year at the Investors In People Awards 2018 for the category 50 to 249 employees.
The Award celebrates the best people management practices amongst Investors In People accredited businesses. The 2018 winners were announced at a spectacular award ceremony and dinner at the Roundhouse, London.
True Bearing was the first Independent Financial Planners in the UK to achieve the Gold Standard Investors in People award and has held this status for 7 consecutive years. This was the first year that the firm entered the awards. It was an opportunity to benchmark against high performing organisations, not just within the UK but on a global scale.
The firm which has just celebrated 15 years in business, has seen continuous growth and now employs 64 staff at its Euxton offices and has plans for further growth in 2019.
Senior Management has concentrated their efforts on developing their existing employees and recruiting talented staff to join their team in order to future proof their business.
On winning this category, Sue Peary, Managing Director, said: “We were proud to be shortlisted for this award and delighted to be recognised as a company that has what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results.”
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, commented: “This year’s Investors in People Awards were an inspirational celebration of best practice across our international community. It was fantastic to see so many worthy organisations nominated for outperformance in their approach to people management. I commend True Bearing for their dedication to improving the quality of work for their employees. Congratulations to True Bearing on becoming 2018’s Gold Employer of the Year.”