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Silverdale awarded IIP Silver

Posted on: 10 October 2012

Silverdale Solicitors Awarded Investors in People Silver Award

Silverdale were recently awarded the prestigious Investors in People Silver award. This award was achieved as Silverdale were able to demonstrate a degree of excellence in the way they develop, train and support their staff. It is only awarded to organisations that are able to show good management practice with an emphasis on staff management and development. The award is achieved by around 2.5% of the total organisations that have the IIP standard.

Many organisations apply for the IIP standard every year and in order to be awarded with the standard IIP, they must meet 39 standard requirements. For organisations that wish to stand out from the rest, they are able to apply for awards that are beyond the standard, such as the Silver. Organisations that achieve the standard plus 76 additional evidence requirements or more will be recognised as Investors in People Silver. Silverdale were able to achieve 104 evidence points above the standard.

Jawad Amin, senior partner said, “It is an honour for Silverdale to receive such a prestigious award. This award demonstrates the ongoing commitment to the development of all of our staff and business strategies, the hard work and dedication all the staff have put into this firm. Everyone at Silverdale should be pleased with this recognition of their hard work as well as the good management structure we currently have in place. Our clients can rest assured that the staff that are dealing with their cases are well trained and supported. It clearly demonstrates the high value Silverdale places on staff development.”

The IIP assessor identified a number of strengths within Silverdale as a result of her review and here are just a few that featured in her report:

• There is a sound risk management culture at Silverdale Solicitors,

• Staff morale is excellent

• People feel engaged and are proud to be working for Silverdale Solicitors

• The practice has very low levels of complaints and many repeat clients.

• Thriving business staffed by excellent people who are continuously developing and growing in their roles and responsibilities

October 2012