Top Midlands training company PTP strikes gold with Investors in People award

Investors In People

PTP Training was today celebrating after striking gold in a vigorous assessment of its staff’s opinions of the company by Investors in People.

The Midands-based company, which trades as Performance Through People, is an experienced provider of training for employers across the region.

PTP was judged by Investors in People to be particularly high performing at ‘empowering and involving people’ and was said to be advanced in every other category of the assessment.

Paul Devoy, chief executive of Investors in People, said: “We are delighted to congratulate PTP for achieving our Gold ‘We invest in people’ accreditation, which is a fantastic effort for any organisation.

“This places PTP in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of people.”

Investors in People scored PTP with 820 out of 900 in its unique benchmark assessment, well over the 755 average score of organisations in the same industry category.

Highlighting various key strengths at PTP, the assessment said: “Your vision, mission and values are at the heart of everything you do.

“You do not compromise on quality or the values because both your learners and people are very important to you.

“People are very passionate and thoroughly enjoy working for you, and were very complimentary of their employment experience and journey.

“Having one employee that has been with you for 35 years and 26 people with work histories ranging from 10 to 33 years is really impressive!

“The strength of leadership is a notable highlight where your people consistently talked about the trust they have in you, and that you want to do the right thing for them, learners and community in the most positive way possible.

“Your approach to learning and development has supported people to progress their careers and fulfil their potential.”

Rob Colbourne, chief executive of PTP Training, said: “We’re thrilled to have received such a positive assessment by Investors in People and very proud to have achieved the gold standard.

“PTP’s values investment is its staff and learners and this is deeply embedded in everything we do and is underlined in the full name or our organisation – Performance Through People.”