10 September 2015 - Business mobility specialist Alphabet has been awarded the Investors in People Silver standard, demonstrating its commitment to realising the full potential of its people.
Alphabet provides funding, fleet management and advanced mobility services to corporate and public sector organisations in the UK, enabling its customers to meet the changing demands of modern business travel. With over 400 employees, the majority based at the UK headquarters in Hook, Hampshire, Alphabet has a reputation as a forward thinking player in the fleet and leasing industry, developing innovative products such as its Corporate CarSharing platform, AlphaCity and its 360 degree electric vehicle solution, AlphaElectric. Managing a fleet of over 135,000 cars and commercial vehicles in the UK alone, Alphabet works in partnership with customers such as Panasonic, the Rugby Football Union, Scottish Power and McDonald’s to create tailored, efficient and sustainable solutions to meet their mobility and business travel requirements.
Investors in People is the UK's leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, providing a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people making great business.
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “Achieving the Investors in People Silver standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of. It is the sign of a company which is very committed to good people management practice and we’d like to congratulate Alphabet on their achievement.”
Commenting on the award, Adam Lupton, Human Resources Director for Alphabet said: “We are absolutely delighted to be awarded the silver standard by Investors in People at our first ever assessment. This prestigious UK award is a globally recognised ‘mark of excellence’ in people management so it is fantastic for Alphabet to receive independent recognition of our progressive, personal approach. This award is the culmination of years of hard work from everyone associated with Alphabet to create a culture and environment where our employees feel fully engaged, rewarded and empowered. It is a particularly significant achievement for us as existing customers and potential clients understand the importance of the Investors in People standard when they are considering their strategic partner for business travel and mobility. The award reflects our commitment at every level of the organisation to create a high performance, customer focused business through best practices in the management and development of our employees.”