Martin O’Kane, Heron Bros. Deputy Managing Director, says, “We’re delighted to be announced as the winner of this prestigious global award. This is a tremendous achievement and further demonstrates the commitment we have to our people. We acknowledge it is our people that have made this business what it is and we will continue our investment in the Heron Team.”
Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support, and manage people successfully to achieve sustainable results. Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against, the best in the business, on an international scale.
The Draperstown company first achieved Platinum status in 2016, the highest accolade that can be achieved and is currently held by only 1% of IIP accredited organisations world-wide. Heron Bros were the first business in any sector in N Ireland and the first construction company within the UK to achieve Investors In People Platinum status. Being recognised now as Employer of the Year Platinum 2020 demonstrates the excellence and highest standards, which continue to drive Heron Bros.