Community Ventures Go For Gold

Community Ventures Partnerships, is a private sector organisation which works alongside various public sector partners to deliver and develop high quality health and social care facilities in West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and the North East, has been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard, joining the top 13% of accredited organisations across the UK who believe in realising the potential of their people.


Community Ventures was established in 2008 and has grown into a group of joint venture companies that owns or manages in the region of 150 health and social care buildings and offers a range of efficiency, technical and consultancy services. With offices in Leeds and Stockton-on-Tees, the direct workforce is 10 people with flexible resources being brought into various projects when required all of whom work in line with the CV values and customer service standards.


Investors in People is the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people making great business.


Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Community Ventures Partnerships 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. Community Ventures Partnerships should be extremely proud of their achievement.”


Steve Burrows, Managing Director of Investors in People North of England said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Community Ventures Partnerships and I would like to congratulate the team on their success. We believe that good people make a great business and as a proven organisational development framework, Investors in People is designed to help organisations and their people to realise potential, enhance performance and meet goals. With their Gold accreditation, Community Ventures Partnerships is certainly working to realise their people potential.”

Commenting on the award, Nigel Fenny Chief Executive of Community Ventures, said: “We are delighted to have been recognised for the hard work and inclusivity within our organisation.  CV is committed to the development and progression of its staff and being awarded the IiP Gold standard shows how much we value and support our staff.  This has been instrumental in bringing about strong customer satisfaction and business performance.”


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