Brainboxes awarded ‘Investor in People’ status

January 24, 2003 / News

Brainboxes today announced its accreditation as an ‘Investor in People’. Brainboxes has met the criteria for the coveted award, fulfilling the key principle of commitment to the continued and measured development and training of staff. Investors in People is a national standard which sets a benchmark of good practice for training and development of people in order to achieve business goals.

In its 18 year history, Brainboxes has developed a team of highly qualified software and hardware designers, as well as supporting a world-class volume manufacturing facility. Brainboxes currently employs 38 people, all of whom will benefit from the people focused structure that the Investors in People award puts into place. The Brainboxes customer is also set to benefit as, according to independent research of Accredited Investors in People companies, 80% have gained increased customer satisfaction as a consequence of the award. In addition the research cites that 70% have also improved their competitive edge and productivity.

David T. Reid, the independent assessor who confirmed the award, noted in his report on Brainboxes: “There are many impressive aspects of good practice, and the things needed to reach the standard have been dealt with effectively and fully.” 

Brainboxes Business Development Manager, Peter Gray responded by commenting, “We are delighted to have received this confirmation, and look forward to the formal award ceremony in the Spring 2003”. Gray continued, “As we enter 2003, we are confident that our customers as well as our staff will continue to benefit from our commitment to best practice.”