●● A POYNTONBASED housing association has been recognised for its commitment to realising the potential of its people.
Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust, based on Spinners Lane, was awarded the Investors in People (IIP) Silver standard.
Chief executive Paul Dolan said: “We value our people and by doing this, we ensure that our residents receive the best possible support for all our homes and housing-related services like Astraline. The award confirms that the Trust is a great place to work, providing first class service to our customers and communities – we are very excited about what the future holds.”
To achieve the initial Investors in People status a company or organisation has to meet 39 tough standards concerning the way they train and develop their people.
To achieve silver status a further 76 evidence requirements must also be met. Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust met 130.
Paul Devoy, from IIP, said: “Achieving the Investors in People Silver standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of.
“We’d like to congratulate Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust.”