The DAS UK Group shortlisted in inaugural Investors in People Awards

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21 May 2014

“To be shortlisted by such a prestigious organisation for this award is a wonderful achievement for DAS.”

The DAS UK Group has been named as a top organisation for people management practice in the UK, having been shortlisted in the Excellence in Work Life Balance category, in the first Investors in People Awards.

The Awards, which received over 500 entries from all over the UK and different sectors, will celebrate the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses, with winners being announced at a ceremony held on 23 June.

The 15 categories will recognise Excellence in Leadership and Management, Reward and Recognition, Social Responsibility, and Most Improved organisation, amongst others.

The Excellence in Work Life Balance category recognises the organisation that demonstrates excellence in work-life balance initiatives and puts the health and wellbeing of its employees at the heart of its HR strategy, resulting in high employee loyalty and productivity levels. The DAS UK Group is shortlisted alongside 2 other companies in the category.

Paul Timmins, COO, DAS UK Group “We are delighted to have been shortlisted for this award. To be shortlisted by such a prestigious organisation for this award is a wonderful achievement for DAS.  It is recognition of the focus, ambition and commitment that we have to the welfare and work-life balance of our staff.

Being shortlisted confirms that as a business we are providing a wide range of valuable employee benefits. This is an area that we are committed to developing, ensuring that DAS remains a great place to work.”

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We have been overwhelmed by the number and calibre of entries received for the inaugural Investors in People Awards. It’s fantastic to see so many organisations nominated, demonstrating great people management practice and a commitment to staff development. DAS should be extremely proud.”

Investors in People is the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people making great business.

The Investors in People inaugural Awards will be held at the Investors in People accredited London’s Landmark Hotel on 23 June, hosted by Hugh Dennis. Tickets will be available from Wednesday 21 May at

For the full shortlist, visit

For more information about Investors in People please visit

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