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Advance Northumberland are Investors in People

Investors in People is delighted to award Advance Northumberland, an economic regeneration company, based in Northumberland, the We invest in people, silver accreditation.

It means that the right principles are in place but more than that, it means people and leaders are making active efforts to make sure that there’s real consistency and everyone in the organisation are feeling the effects!

Advance Northumberland is a unique economic regeneration company, established by Northumberland County Council with a clear remit to improve prosperity, quality of life and increase business activity throughout the communities of Northumberland.

Focusing on the needs and aspirations of the county, addressing economic and housing challenges whilst capitalising on Northumberland’s significant assets and opportunities, Advance Northumberland will seek to provide positive intervention across carefully selected regeneration, business support and place-shaping projects.

Wholly owned by Northumberland County Council, Advance Northumberland is the Council’s primary regeneration delivery vehicle. It employs a wide range of investment, development and regeneration capabilities to shape places and promote economic growth and prosperity in Northumberland

Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Advance Northumberland. Silver accreditation on We invest in people is a remarkable effort for any organisation, and places Advance Northumberland in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of people.”

Commenting on the award, Robin Earl, Group Executive Director of Advance Northumberland said: “We are delighted Advance Northumberland has been awarded the Investors in People Silver award. The is a step up from the standard award (which we first achieved 3 years ago) an reflects our continued investment in corporate cultural evolution over that period, and some very hard work on behalf of all Team Advance”.


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