Northern, part of the Arriva group, is celebrating industry recognition by reaching the shortlist of the prestigious Investors in People Awards; an example of leading in people management practice globally.

Northern, part of the Arriva group, is celebrating industry recognition by reaching the shortlist of the prestigious Investors in People Awards; an example of leading in people management practice globally.

Northern has been included in the shortlist for the ‘Best Newcomer’ and Alex Hynes is also being recognised as a ‘Leader of the Year’ at this year’s awards. Not only has Northern beaten off competition in the UK; but from across the Investors in People global community. 

The awards, which received over 300 entries internationally celebrates the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses. Winners are to be announced at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner on 29 June at Old Billingsgate, London. 

Alex Hynes, Managing Director for Northern, comments: “With more than 5,200 employees working across the north of England, to be singled out and celebrated for our commitment to our people is fantastic. We have a clear vision which is shared and supported by our people and each one of us is passionate about supporting and developing our colleagues.”

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “Once again we have been overwhelmed by the number and calibre of entries received for the Investors in People Awards. It’s fantastic to see so many organisations nominated for outperforming in their sector, demonstrating great people management practice and a commitment to staff development.”