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AkzoNobel achieves Certified Top Employer UK 2020 Status

Published: 4 February 2020 - Alex Fordham
 

AkzoNobel has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 in the UK. 

Following a detailed assessment of its people practices through the HR Best Practices Survey, AkzoNobel’s submission to the Top Employers Institute was validated and scored. On Thursday 30 January, certification as a Top Employer in the UK was granted to the business for its exceptional approach in this area, for the eighth year running.

Alistair McAuley, UK & Ireland managing director at AkzoNobel, said: “As a business, we put our people above all else – they are our single most valuable asset, and we rely on them for everything. That’s why we employ entrepreneurial individuals who are practical in their problem-solving and once we have those people, we train and develop their skills and talents. By doing so, we will ultimately become a more successful team.”

Wendy Baines, HR director at AkzoNobel, said: “This is a proud moment for me and my team. Being officially recognised as a Top Employer is indicative of the strength of our ongoing initiatives – such as Thrive, our wellbeing campaign, and Scrums, our innovative colleague engagement forum. HR plays a vital role in ensuring our success as a company both today and into the future. It’s our mission to create a work environment in which people can perform at their best, but beyond that one in which they feel valued, motivated and engaged at all times.”

David Plink, CEO at Top Employers Institute, added: “To become recognised as a Top Employer, an organisation will have to prove that the implementation of their people strategies enriches the world of work of their employees. The certified participants are a shining example of a dedication to people practices as they continuously commit to empowering their employees for a better world of work. Congratulations!’”

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