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Investors in People

Investors on People (IIP) was launched in 1991 and is UK's leading people management standard. It is a business improvement tool designed to help all kinds of organisations develop performance through their people.  In April 2010, strategic ownership transferred to the UK Commission for Employment and Skills who are now responsible for developing and maintaining its integrity.

The Library first was awarded IIP in 2003 and has been re-accredited three times (2007, 2010 and 2013). In 2013, the Library as awarded the Gold award in which the Library met 74 evidence requirements (including the 39 core evidence requirements).

The IIP assessor stated that:

"There is much to be proud of at the Library and you have a workforce totally committed to team-working and dedicated to doing the best they possibly can for students, and colleagues alike."

The Library’s IIP accreditation was reassessed in 2016, where it retained its Gold standard, despite a much more rigorous set of criteria being applied under the new appraisal system.