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Energy UK achieves Investors in People Accreditation

Energy UK, the trade association for the energy industry, has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating its commitment to high performance through good people management.

Energy UK’s accreditation builds on the announcement of the organisation becoming a London Living Wage employer and further demonstrates its commitment to investing and developing its people. 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 Energy UK, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer and a clear commitment to success. The IIP assessment demonstrated that Energy UK are continuously improving its people practices with the Investors in People Standard and should be extremely proud of its achievement.”

Commenting on the award, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK said:

“I am delighted that we have achieved Investors in People accreditation. The standard is getting tougher, and it is a clear demonstration of our commitment to continuous improvement. We look forward to building on the organisations strengths and developing our people even further”.


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. For more information about Investors in People please visit

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