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K J Smith Achieves Prestigious Platinum Investors in People Award

Published: 8th March 2024

K J Smith Achieves Prestigious Platinum Investors in People Award

K J Smith is honoured to announce its achievement of the prestigious Platinum accreditation from Investors in People (IIP), a significant milestone that underscores its commitment to excellence. Achieving this status places the company among the elite 1% of IIP accredited organisations, a testament to its dedication to fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.

The journey to Platinum accreditation demanded rigorous evaluation and unwavering dedication from the entire team at K J Smith. Under the guidance of Investors in People Practitioner Caroline England, the firm underwent thorough examination before an IIP panel. Caroline praised the firm’s culture of engagement, fulfilment, and positivity, emphasising its commitment to its staff’s well-being and professional growth. "This is an organisation that understands the importance of having engaged, fulfilled, and happy staff,” Caroline remarked. “I would like to congratulate everyone at K J Smith for their contribution to making this a place that makes a real difference to society. I am very proud of you."

The Platinum accreditation highlights K J Smith's core strengths: a positive workplace culture characterised by open communication, collaborative practices, and continuous development opportunities. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, the firm’s resilience and strategic foresight propelled it to new heights, demonstrating its unwavering dedication to excellence.”

Karen Harvey, Managing Director of K J Smith, highlighted the collaborative nature of the firm’s recent accomplishment. "Securing the Investors in People Platinum accreditation today is more than an achievement; it's a reflection of the extraordinary dedication and talent within K J Smith... This award is theirs, a testament to their hard work, innovation, and the positive impact they make every day. To the team at K J Smith, you are the platinum in our achievement, and it's an honour to celebrate this moment with you."

Operations Director Elliot Clark echoed the sentiment, emphasising the firm's commitment to continuous improvement. "Continuous improvement is one of the core values we all share at KJS, so whilst we embrace this incredible achievement, we always have one eye on the future. This is just the beginning!"

K J Smith recognises that this milestone would not have been possible without its exceptional team. The firm's success is attributed to its collaborative culture, forward-thinking approach, and profound understanding of the external environment.

K J Smith's attainment of the Platinum Investors in People Award underscores its commitment to employee development and excellence in workplace practices. As a distinguished and people-centric organisation in the legal field, K J Smith continues to set new standards of excellence, guided by its unwavering dedication to its staff and clients.

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