PMI Health Group has been awarded a Gold rating from Investors in People, the employee healthcare risk management broker firm has announced.
Nationally 10 insurance related companies have achieved the gold standard, which requires 126 additional pieces of evidence to be submitted compared to the standard Investors in People accreditation.
PMI Health Group was commended for achieving a "one team culture" and having proactive learning and development approaches in place including staff taking Chartered Institute of Insurance examinations.
Improved communications and PMI Health Group's approach to monitoring and managing staff performance were also commended.
Richard Munro, managing director at PMI Health Group, added; "Putting our people first is a clear focus for the whole company so we're delighted to see our efforts recognised in this way by the undisputed authority in performance through people.
"Investors in People is recognised across the world as a mark of excellence and was only achieved through a very rigorous and objective assessment."
Carol Davidson, a specialist at Investors in People, said: "The Gold standard shows a truly cutting-edge organisation is operating at the very highest levels of people management practice.
Davidson added: "The leadership team has been proactive in developing effective and robust people strategies.
"The vision and values were particularly strong and well embedded across the organisation and have been instrumental in creating a more collaborative "one team" culture."