The company, which has a major office in Taunton, has just been awarded the official Investors in People accreditation after demonstrating its commitment as a leading employer. Investors in People is the UK’s leading recognition for business improvement through people management.
Interpet Limited is part of the Central Garden and Pet Company and has developed a highly committed team of employees who deliver great customer service and strive to make caring for creatures at home more enjoyable and successful for everyone.
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “Achieving the Investors in People standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of. It is the sign of a company which is truly committed to good people management practice and we’d like to congratulate Interpet Limited on their achievement.”
Commenting on the award, Mark Hoskins, Managing Director of Interpet, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have been recognised as an Investor in People. The underlying themes of the award, such as employee development, involvement and empowerment, recognition and management effectiveness, are all fundamental to the continued success of our business which as always is attributable to the people that work for the Company.
“We were delighted with many of the comments from our employees in support of this award, especially about our good working environment, trust, the clear path to progress and the opportunities for training,” he said. “By having a thriving and happy working environment, we know this will assist in giving the best possible services to everyone...and of course that also means to our end customers, the pets!”