Web firm celebrates Investors in People Accreditation in Swansea

May 6, 2012

Swansea website development company NetBop, held a celebration at their Wind Street offices to mark their successful re-accreditation of the Investors in People status.

NetBop's Director, Andrew Downie with IIP Cake

Staff at NetBop were congratulated with a celebratory cake to mark the achievement, and were formally presented with the Investors In People plaque, which will go on display in the office.

NetBop is a rapidly expanding website development company employing 6 full time members of staff in Swansea city centre and services a wide customer base of local and national businesses, to international clients in USA and Dubai. The company was originally awarded investors status in January 2010 and received glowing reports from its assessors.

Investors in People is the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK. By achieving their accreditation, NetBop joins an exclusive group of UK employers eligible to use and display the sought after Investors in People logo and plaque.

Speaking after the presentation event, Andrew Downie, Director of NetBop commented:

“As a service based company, its essential that we aim for continual improvement. Our re-accreditation of the Investors in People status in Wales demonstrates our success in achieving this aim, through investing in and developing our people.“

“I hope that more organisations in the area will be encouraged to sharpen their competitive edge by choosing to work towards the Investors In People framework as the tools really helps organisations and their people achieve their objectives.“

In her report, IIP Assessor, Amanda McNamara, praised the company’s emphasis on team work and business culture.

“Mr Downie’s entrepreneurial spirit and determination to grow a successful and customer focused business is increasingly gaining NetBop interest and respect from the wider business community. He works on creating a culture that encourages all members of the team to achieve excellence in all that they do, with a real focus on customer care.“