Bradford based National Flexible has been recognised for its commitment to investing in its team.
The company is the largest distributor of polypropylene, laminates and special packaging films to the food industry and supplies some of the world’s leading household brands including Tesco, Morrisons and Asda.
Committed to its people and with a strong ethos of investment in the team National Flexible has been shortlisted for a People’s Pioneer Award for its strategy of growth through its people.
The business has always out a premium on its people and the nomination recognizes the fact that staff are at the heart of their business and that there is a strong leadership culture promoting high performance and professional development within the company.
The award is part of the Government backed Growth Accelerator The Brave and the Bold initiative to recognize companies who have signed up for sustainable growth through business development.
National Flexible is one of only five shortlisted nationally.
The recognition comes after the company teamed up with Huddersfield based Growth Coach, Pete Evans, of Altum V to develop its already highly motivated staff.
With an ethos of growth through a highly skilled and well motivated team management was keen to ensure it had future proofed its investment in its people.
MD George Slack said:
“Our people are our greatest asset, hence the priority given to their training and development.”
He said that it was important to safeguard the future of the business by ensuring the team felt valued and were committed to their own long term development through motivation and improved skills opportunities.
“Our staff can also take advantage of more esoteric benefits such as wealth building through innovative pension schemes for example.
“All of this is reflected in our low staff turnover and our longevity of service.
“This is naturally a huge benefit for our customers.”
“We are very pleased to have been nominated for the growth accelerator awards, particularly the ‘people’s pioneer’ category.”
Growth Coach Pete Evans said:
“I am delighted to have been working with National Flexible since last October and supporting them with their growth plans.
“I am also delighted to be nominated for an award as the best Growth coach.”