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Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors, one of the largest law firms in North Yorkshire, has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management. This places them in the top 5% of businesses to be awarded at this level from all of the professional practices that complete Investors in People.

Crombie Wilkinson, which has over 100 staff, including 12 directors, across nine specialist departments, was founded in 1860 and is among York and North Yorkshire’s largest and longest-established law firms with offices in York, Selby and Malton. 

Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry.  Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors should be extremely proud of their achievement in gaining the Silver award.” 

Steve Burrows, Managing Director of Investors in People North of England said:
“This is a fantastic achievement for Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors and I would like to congratulate all of the team. We believe that your people make the difference and by investing in them you are looking to create sustainable success. IIP is designed to help organisations and their people to realise potential, providing a simple road map for excellence. With their accreditation success, Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors is certainly working to realise their people potential.” 

Commenting on the award, Duncan Morter, Managing Director at Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors, said: “I am very proud that the firm has achieved the Silver award in Investors in People. The fact that we are in the top 5% of businesses to have achieved this standard is testament to the hard work and commitment of my team and it is great to have this recognition.”

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