Core Assets Group Scoops Investors In People Silver Award
Released on: October 24, 2011, 5:08 pm
Core Assets Group
The Core Assets Group has been awarded the Investors in People
silver award, one of just 148 UK organisations to receive the accolade
which recognises best practice in business.
The organisation was judged based on a framework of key performance indicators which
were assessed at all levels, from top management down to frontline practice.
Investors in People's silver and gold accreditations are reserved for companies
that have achieved above and beyond the basic 39 standards of working practices.
In gaining the silver level accreditation, Core Assets met with 97 additional
indicators as set by Investors in People, who assessed the organisation in 2011.
Specified areas of achievement within Core Assets include improvement in learning
and development, mentoring and coaching, internal communications, and business
The Investors in People assessment team expressed particular regard for the
commitment made by Core Assets to staff development, especially in relation to the
company's partnerships with colleges and universities, and also with the culture of
mutual respect shown throughout the organisation.
Investors in People also noted that the values of equality and diversity are
embedded within the best practices of the organisation, with staff feeling able to
openly discuss diversity issues in the workplace.
David Oldham, Executive Director at the Core Assets Group and CEO of Foster Care
Associates, said: "Gaining the Investors in People silver award is a great
testament to the value that the Core Assets Group places on the workforce it
"Our people are our most important asset and we are committed to ensuring that we
continually recognise excellent performance and invest in learning and development.
Creating such a positive environment for our staff is very important in helping us
to achieve our objective of being the leading provider of services for children and
Core Assets is an international social care service provider with headquarters based
in Bromsgrove, UK. As operations progress across four continents around the world,
the Investors in People silver award reflects the continued commitment the
organisation maintains towards its growing staff. Core Assets seeks to use its
healthy workplace ethos and approach to social care to make a positive impact
through delivery of a wealth of children's services, from fostering to social care recruitment.
About the Core Assets Group:
Previously known as the Foster Care Associates Group of Companies, the organisation
rebranded last year under the new name the Core Assets Group. The organisation
strives to make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of children and
Foster Care Associates (FCA) is Core Assets' primary fostering division operating
in the UK. FCA is the UK's leading Independent Fostering Agency, with offices
throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Working in partnership
with Local Authorities and Health Trusts throughout the UK, FCA aims to provide
'quality care in a family setting' for over 2900 foster children who are looked
after by the agency’s 2200 foster families.
Other companies within the Core Assets Group include Fostering People, Core
Children's Services, Outcomes UK and Fostering First International.
FCA PR Contact:
Saxon Business Park
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