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Archwood Group awarded gold accreditation for employee wellbeing

Investors in People, who offer accreditations to organisations within the UK, have recently awarded Archwood Group with the ‘We Invest in Wellbeing’, gold accreditation.

The accreditation follows the exceptional wellbeing strategy that has been put in place, which ensures employees receive equal opportunities and have dedicated spaces to work, as well as socialise.

Helping to improve the overall wellbeing of our employees has been a particular focus for the team over the past two years. The COVID-19 pandemic saw a need to protect employee welfare, as well monitor how the team could work safely together within the workplace. Having recognised this, Investors in People has awarded the impressive gold accreditation.

This follows the hard work that the HR team have carried out throughout both the pandemic and as the cost of living began to increase. Team member, Jess Budenburg, was also recently awarded Workplace Champion at the Credit Union Wales Awards 2022.

As a family-run business, employees always come first at Archwood and this is reflected within all parts of its workplace and team, from our North Wales-based factory in Chirk, to our Scotland base and all our employees working around the UK.

Josh Burbidge, Manager Director of Archwood Group, comments: “We are so proud to have achieved this accreditation by Investors in People. Ensuring we maintain and improve our employee’s wellbeing is of the upmost importance to us here at Archwood Group.

“Both our HR and senior team always go above and beyond for our employees and following the recent pandemic and ongoing cost of living crisis, consistent and equal support is key.”

Investors in People is a government owned standard for people management that offers workplace accreditations for UK organisations. They believe that by making work better for everyone and helping people to get more out of it than just a pay cheque, they can make a society stronger, healthier and happier.

Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, comments “We’d like to congratulate Archwood Group. The Gold accreditation on We Invest in Wellbeing is a fantastic effort for any organisation, and places Archwood Group in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of their people.” 

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