Hants invests in its people.(News)(Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service achieved the Investors in People Standard)

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has been successful in achieving the Investors in People Standard. A spokesperson told FIRE that the service set out to achieve the standard--a national standard of excellence and best practice--to improve in a range of areas and ultimately, to provide an even better service to the local community.

An audit was first undertaken in September 2005 to identify the amount and type of work required for the Service to improve and to achieve the Standard. In November 2007 an Investors In People auditor undertook an assessment to see if these areas had improved, interviewing staff working at all levels and in all areas of the organisation. The service illustrated improvement in a range of areas and was awarded the highly prestigious Investors in People Standard. …

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