IiP silver accreditation

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NICCY gets accredited!

On 01 March 2022 NICCY was awarded the ‘We invest in people: Silver Accreditation’.  This represents a 2 step jump from the previous Standard Accreditation which NICCY was awarded in 2019. The Silver award is a reflection of the commitment of NICCY in making the organisation a great place to work for its’ employees.

This word cloud showing the main terms used by staff when asked to describe NICCY as a place to work.

Some of the key areas outlined in the report received following our assessment by Investors in People are:

  • Adaptive leadership capabilities which supported staff during the Covid pandemic and facilitated adjustment to new ways of working.
  • Ensuring partners, stakeholders and staff help shape strategies and initiatives with planning processes and measurement of progress in place.
  • People feel empowered to carry out their jobs with clear structures in place and staff are provided with the skills and knowledge they need.
  • Proactive communication and involvement. There is a willingness to be open and engage, encouraging people to ask questions and voice concerns.
  • Positive impact of improvement actions evidenced in staff survey results with the majority of staff agreeing NICCY is a great place to work.
  • Improvement efforts making a difference to staff with demonstration of sustained commitment to enhance culture and ways of working through leadership, staff engagement, communication and performance management.