Belong wins 'Excellence in the Third Sector' at Investors in People Awards 2018

Care village operator, Belong, has achieved international acclaim for Excellence in the Third Sector at the Investors in People Awards 2018, in recognition of its outstanding people management practices.

The award, which recognises the best organisations of 500+ employees in the not-for-profit space, has celebrated Belong for its investment in class-leading recruitment, training and development programmes.

The organisation demonstrated high levels of employee engagement, achieved through a mix of road shows, innovative dementia training programmes, inspirational coaching, culture of continuous improvement and effective change management.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, congratulated Belong on its success. He commented: “This year’s Awards were an inspirational celebration of best practice across our international community. Belong won the Excellence in the Third Sector Award for its exceptional approach to people management and I commend its dedication to improving the quality of work for employees.”

Belong Chief Executive, Tracy Stakes, said: “It is an honour to have won this international award. Providing our people with development opportunities is a huge part of Belong’s culture, ethos and commitment to high quality care and so to be recognised for our work in this area, by the UK organisation acting as the standard bearer for people management, is extremely gratifying.”