Premium Peterlee company wins top accreditation

May 4, 2016 | Business

A Peterlee recruitment specialist has been awarded a top international accreditation for the investment it makes in its workforce.

GEM Premium People, based on the North West Industrial Estate, has secured the Investors in People award.

The award was given to GEM for its continued commitment to its staff, who are always given the opportunity to move up the career ladder within the company if they show the right attitude and work ethic.

Maria Miller, operations director at GEM, said: “We place an enormous amount of importance in our workforce as they are the people who enable this business to continue to grow.

“We want to attract the right people into the business and those people are always given the chance to move up into more senior positions if they impress in their current roles.

“This year, one of our priority areas is training and personal development so to be awarded the Investors in People status in particularly timely and testament to the value we place on our workforce.”

Since 1991 Investors in People has set the standard for better people management.  With a community across 75 countries worldwide, successful accreditation against the Investors in People Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustainability.