Macclesfield-based Direct Food Ingredients has been awarded a silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.
Located on Waters Green, the business is an established leader in the importation, storage and distribution of functional foods, nutritional and sports ingredients as well as vitamin and mineral premixes.
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 Direct Food Ingredients, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Direct Food Ingredients 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 Direct Food Ingredients and I would like to congratulate all of the team. We believe that your people make the difference and by investing in them you are 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 Silver accreditation success, Direct Food Ingredients is certainly working to realise their people potential.”
Commenting on the award, Steve Loake, Managing Director of Direct Food Ingredients said: “We are thrilled to be awarded an accreditation from Investors in People as it shows that we are supporting and providing our staff with the correct structures needed for their own development as well as the company’s overall growth.
“We look forward to maintaining these excellent standards year on year.”