Growth in passenger numbers continued at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) during August as passenger numbers rose by over 3% compared to August 2017.
LJLA recognised as an Investor in People
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating its commitment to high performance through good people management.
LJLA directly employs around 250 staff across a number of disciplines including, operations, fire and rescue service, engineering, air traffic control and administration. Three years ago the Airport Company introduced its People Strategy as a key part of its strategic vision, looking to become an employer of choice for existing and future employees. Achieving the Investors in People accreditation has been an important part of this process.
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.
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. The Airport 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 Liverpool John Lennon Airport and I would like to congratulate all of their team. We believe that people make the difference and by investing in them, the Airport is looking to create sustainable success. IIP is designed to help organisations and their people to realise potential, providing a simple road map for excellence. With their accreditation success, Liverpool John Lennon Airport is certainly working to realise their people potential.”
Carol Dutton, Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s HR and Community Director commented, “On behalf of the Airport we are delighted to have achieved the Investors in People accreditation. This is testament to all the hard work of colleagues from across all departments and gives the Airport international recognition that this is a great place to work.
We are very grateful for all the support provided by Investors in People in helping us to achieve this accreditation and will continue to work with them to further improve our people management over the coming years.”
For more information about Investors in People please visit www.investorsinpeople.com
(L to R) LJLA CEO Andrew Cornish with Investors in People’s Assessor Roger Chapman and LJLA’s Carol Dutton
About Investors in People
Investors in People is the Standard for people management. The international people management Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results.
With a community of 14,000 organisations across 75 countries, successful accreditation against the Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustained success.
Based on a tried and tested framework and a rigorous process of assessment, organisations that meet the Investors in People Standard proudly display their accreditation to the world because they understand that it’s people that make the difference.
Since 1991, the standard has evolved to keep pace with modern practices. The current sixth generation was launched internationally in 2015.
There are four levels of accreditation; Accredited, Silver, Gold and Platinum.
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