When it was announced that the company was investing in training in coaching skills, I was really quite excited about taking part in it. I confess that I had only a vague idea of what coaching might be — something about inspiring people to achieve their full potential — and no idea about how to go about it.
It is easy to think of coaching as much the same thing as training. However, think of trains and coaches. Trains run on tracks and can go only along a specific route to a predetermined destination. Coaches can go almost anywhere there is a road, follow diversions at a moment’s notice and take you on a mystery tour.
We are proud to announce that we have achieved Investors in People Gold Accreditation, putting the company in the top 2% of UK companies for good people management policies. We have held Investors in People (IIP) accreditation since 2005, but achieving gold status is a milestone for the company. Naturally, we are all really pleased about this. The above picture shows the award being presented (left … Read More