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Sunderland BID Celebrates Investors in People Success

Sunderland BID Celebrates Investors in People Success


All the team at IIP North of England delivered by idg would like to congratulate Sunderland BID on their fantastic achievement of Investors in People accreditation!

Sunderland  Business Improvement District (BID) work to promote Sunderland city centre as a place to live, work and spend time. With their IIP accreditation, they have now also been recognised for their commitment and dedication to their people.

The organisation was set up in 2014 to develop opportunities and events to help Sunderland city centre to thrive. Following their Investors in People assessment it was noted that Sunderland BID had “made great progress in developing people management policies” and also that “the team operate in a professional and dynamic manner and there is an excellent culture of support.”

The team approach within Sunderland BID was also highlighted, with their feedback report noting that “everyone is passionate about the success of Sunderland Business Improvement District and is committed to giving clients and stakeholders the best possible service.

“Employees are prepared to go the extra mile to make the company successful and achieve its objectives.”

Ken Dunbar, Chief Executive of Sunderland BID, said he was delighted that the team had achieved IIP accreditation.

“I know that everyone who works at the BID is extremely passionate and extremely dedicated to their jobs, but it is very gratifying to have it officially recognised. The success of our work is reliant on the skill of our team and I’m delighted that IIP have recognised the strong culture of empowerment, continuous improvement and consultation that exists.”

Congratulations to all the team!

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.