Girbau UK, the Hitchin-based manufacturer of commercial and industrial laundry equipment has been awarded We Invest in People – Silver Accreditation by Investors in People, a fantastic achievement that only 15% of organisations assessed actually achieve.
The award means that the right principles are in place to support people at work at Girbau UK and to make working there a better place. More than that, it means its people and leaders are making active efforts to ensure there is real consistency in the organisation and everyone feels its effects.
“While we are known as a world-leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial laundry equipment for washing, finishing and handling textiles, we recognise that it’s the quality of our people that really marks us apart,” said Peter Rankin, Managing Director of Girbau UK. “I am delighted that Girbau UK has been awarded We Invest in People – Silver Accreditation. My congratulations to our leaders and our entire team for this outstanding achievement in recognition of our caring and supportive workplace culture.”
“We’d like to congratulate Girbau UK. Silver accreditation on We invest in people is a remarkable effort for any organisation. It places Girbau UK in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of people.” said Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People. “We believe that the success of your organisation begins and ends with people. If we make work better for everyone, we make work better for every organisation. And if we do that, we also make society stronger, healthier and happier.”
Girbau UK is part of the international Girbau Group, world-leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial laundry equipment. With more than 60 years’ experience and a commitment to customer service, Girbau meets the requirements of a wide variety of industries including hotels and guest houses, residential and nursing homes, hospitals, charities, leisure organisations, colleges, schools, sheltered housing, the emergency services, hairdressers, veterinary surgeries, kennels and catteries.