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ECS achieves Investors in People accreditation

June 23, 2015

ECSThe Europe-wide printer consumables distributor joins 15,000 groups across 75 countries that have the globally-recognised accreditation.

Effective Consumable Solutions (ECS) joins an “exclusive group” of UK employers that are eligible to use and display the Investors in People logo and plaque. The company said that empowering individuals is how it “make[s] our people our greatest asset”, as the “truly engaged and talented people” that work for ECS are its strongest element.

It continued: “We see the primary purpose of our organisation is to assemble a group of people, who previously may have had no association, and empower them to accomplish productive work toward our organisation’s objectives. We have found that more effective empowerment typically equals more productive work.

“Our leaders and managers are familiar with empowering people, they organise them into divisions, units, groups and teams. They provide goals and incentives to motivate them and we enable them with authority, tools, resources and processes.”

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “Achieving the Investors in People Standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of. Working with Investors in People inspires and enables leaders, managers and employees at all levels to build their skills, improve their performance and achieve their potential.”

Felicity Rabbitte, CEO of ECS, added: “Building a strong leadership pipeline is seen as critical to sustaining our business success. Making an effort to promote from within whenever possible is a goal we strive to accomplish. This concept helps to align development efforts within ECS and keep our culture and business processes intact.”

ECS Director Chris Fink stated: “Our business is built on the support of our clients and for that we need a motivated and passionate team. We pride ourselves on retaining great staff through ongoing staff development and fostering an enjoyable work space. We are delighted and proud to now be IIP accredited.”


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