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Peel Media Celebrates Investors in People Gold

Peel Media Celebrates Investors in People Gold


Peel Media is celebrating this week after clinching the top Investors in People gold standard, joining the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK who are committed to realising the potential of their staff.

Based at MediaCityUK in Manchester, Peel Media is a 30 strong team which is responsible for the day to day running of MediaCityUK, including operations, events, property, PR and finance.

MediaCityUK, Manchester, is the new home for BBC North, ITV, Coronation Street, SIS and the University of Salford. Located on the banks of Manchester’s historic ship canal, MediaCityUK has been delivered by The Peel Group, through private investment of more than £700 million.

MediaCityUK legal and commercial director Jackie Whalley heads up Peel Media’s People Development team that also includes;  Lee Howarth, Lesley Ward, Derek Elliott, Rachel Williams, Rachel Sharples, Lynn Haime and Lisa Simpson.

Jackie said: 

"The People Development team have worked incredibly hard to achieve the gold standard. It’s a particularly fantastic achievement since we have jumped from the basic accreditation straight to gold."

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People said:

"We’d like to congratulate Peel Media on their Gold standard. Such a high level of accreditation is the sign of great people management practice, and demonstrates a commitment to staff development and shows an organisation committed to being the very best it can be. MediaCityUK should be extremely proud of their achievement."

If you would like to find out more about Investors in People and how it can support your organisation’s ambitions, click here or come along to one of our introductory workshops.