Higgs LLP has received the silver accreditation from the world-renowned Investors in People.
The leading regional law firm has been recognised for generating a strong workplace culture and providing a platform for excellence which enables people to thrive, succeed and enjoy their work.
Over 90% of respondents from Higgs LLP said they trust the leaders of the firm, while 96% believe they share the values of the organisation.
Investors in People’s mission is to make work better for organisations across the world.
Nick Taylor, Managing Partner at Higgs LLP, said: “I am so proud that we have achieved the silver accreditation from Investors in People, which only around 20% of organisations achieve.
“We have always placed a very strong emphasis on creating the right culture for everyone, regardless of their role or where they carry out their work, and achieving this award is testament to that.
“As a firm, we have no greater asset than our people so it’s important to empower them to deliver outstanding service for our clients and invest in their own personal development.
“Building long-term relationships with our people, clients, business partners and local community is at the heart of our vision. We invest in these relationships and enjoy watching them grow and develop.”
Commenting on the award, HR Director Sophie Wardell explained: “We encourage people to take ownership for their careers and identify new and improved ways to do their work. Just as our clients trust us to provide the best possible advice so we trust our people to shape and live our values and culture.
“We have a network resource groups and numerous projects focusing upon themes such as inclusion, wellness and sustainability and our #BeKind campaign where everyone is encouraged to participate. The success of Higgs LLP begins and ends with its people.”
The Investors in People report cited that the leaders of Higgs LLP provide real clarity around the firm’s purpose, vision and strategy.
It also said Higgs LLP is focused on continuous improvement and building a culture which encourages people to be innovative and share ideas.
Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Higgs LLP on its silver accreditation. It’s a remarkable effort from any organisation and places Higgs LLP in fine company with a host of organisations that also understand the value of people.”