Langley House Trust, an award-winning offender rehabilitation charity, has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people.
Langley House Trust employs helps men and women coming from prison to live crime-free in the community. Established in 1958, it has helped over 10,000 people since it started. Langley has a reconviction rate of less than 3% for those in its housing, one of the lowest reconviction rates in the country. Langley has around 15 projects based across England, employing around 250 staff.
Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Working with clients across the globe, Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Langley House Trust. Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, and an organisation committed to achieving success by realising the potential of their people. Langley HouseTrust should be extremely proud of their achievement.”
Commenting on the award, Tracy Wild, CEO, said:
I am absolutely delighted that Langley has secured the Investors in People Gold Award. We were reassessed against a much harder standard this time round which makes this achievement even more special. This is the second time in a row that we have secured the Gold standard. I am truly proud to be leading a great organisation with such committed staff.
The official award trophy will be presented at Langley’s Annual Review Launch at the House of Lords in November.