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Horizons Specialist Academy Trust ranked for prestigious Investors in People Awards 2017

29th November 2017

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been ranked as a finalist in the Employee of the Year category at the annual Investors in People Awards.

The Awards celebrate the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses. Winners are announced at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner at Old Billingsgate, London, on 23 November 2017.

The Awards provide the opportunity to benchmark against high performing organisations globally. This year the 12 award categories focused on the main elements of what it means to be an Investor in People, from Excellence in Leadership and Management, to Excellence in Social Responsibility to Leader of the Year and Best Newcomer. Those who ranked at this year’s ceremony represent the companies who have fully embraced the IIP mission to unlock organisational success by realising the potential of their people. They are truly outperforming and impressive companies who value employees as the core of their business.

Elizabeth Horne CBE, Chief Executive at Horizons Specialist Academy Trust “It is a privilege to be ranked as a finalist for Employee of the Year; a clear indication of the dedication and hard-work from all of the staff across the Trust.”

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “This year’s Investors in People Awards were the biggest and best to date. It was fantastic to see so many worthy organisations nominated for outperforming in their sector, demonstrating great people management practice and a commitment to staff development. Congratulations to Horizons Specialist Academy Trust for being a finalist in the Employee of the Year category.”

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