WEBER Shandwick in Scotland, one of the world’s leading global communications and engagement firms, has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation, acknowledged to be the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK.
“This recognition reflects the strength of our highly collaborative culture, which fuels creativity and innovation for our clients,” said Moray Macdonald, managing director of Weber Shandwick Scotland.
“As a leading creative agency based in Scotland, it is crucial that we are able to attract and retain the best talent.
“Our IIP Gold Accreditation helps to demonstrate that we go further than most employers to ensure our staff are engaged in developing our business and that we provide excellent development opportunities while recognising and rewarding performance.
“We also make sure it is a fun and social place to be!”
Investors in People praised elements of the employee experience including flexible benefits, a comprehensive approach to continuous professional development, a global office exchange, a new trainee scheme, and a volunteering programme.
Achieving the Gold level of Accreditation puts Weber Shandwick in the top seven per cent of all IIP Accredited organisations.
Peter Russian, chief executive of Investors in People Scotland, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Weber Shandwick. I would like to congratulate the organisation and its people on their commitment to continuous improvement.”
About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm in 79 cities across 34 countries with a network extending to 127 cities in 81 countries.
The firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work, including being honoured as PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015 and 2016, an Ad Age A-List Agency in 2014 and 2015, and The Holmes Report’s Global Agency of the Year in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015.
Weber Shandwick and its Prime unit have won a combined 31 Cannes Lions since 2009 and are credited as PR agency on an additional 25 Lions. Weber Shandwick was also named a Best Place to Work by Ad Age in 2014 and 2015 and PRWeek in 2013 and 2014.
The firm deploys deep expertise across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate social responsibility, financial communications and crisis management, using proprietary social, digital and analytics methodologies.
Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit http://www.webershandwick.co.uk/
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