West Wales business celebrates Investors in People award
The team at West Wales chartered accountants and business consultants Clay Shaw Butler are celebrating passing another significant business landmark.
In recognition of the business maintaining the highest standards, Clay Shaw Butler has been awarded the Investors in People award for a further three years.
“We were already holders of Investors in People status, but this latest award recognises our continued commitment to achieving the highest standards in business,” said Clay Shaw Butler director Mark Jones.
“The award is independently audited and demonstrates our commitment to high performance through good people management.
“With our headquarters in Carmarthen, we pride ourselves on playing a key role in the business community in West Wales.
“Good practice and good business standards and procedures start at home and we hope that our commitment to providing a quality service to our customers receives the recognition it deserves.”
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 Clay Shaw Butler. Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. The team at Clay Shaw Butler should be extremely proud of their achievement.”
David Butler, director at Clay Shaw Butler, said he was very proud of Mark Jones and his team at the firm.
“We pride ourselves on investing in our staff to make sure they achieve their full potential through continual professional development. They are a great example of teamwork in action.”
About Clay Shaw Butler:
Clay Shaw Butler is a unique, innovative firm of accountants who aim to deliver the highest possible standard of expertise through its team of Qualified Chartered Accountants, Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Tax Advisers, experienced senior staff, trainee accountants and business consultants.
Established in Carmarthen more than 30 years ago, its portfolio of clients has increased significantly with clients based locally, across the UK and overseas. The firm rebranded following a de-merger in 2004 clearly identifying that its client’s needs were best serviced by a personal and professional team. The firm’s team of professional staff has a combined experience of more than 210 years and includes Welsh speakers at all levels.
In addition to traditional auditing, accounting and tax compliance services, the firm also provides advice to clients on how to improve and develop their businesses. Whether they need an integrated business strategy, access to corporate finance banking broking advice or specialist tax advice the firm is there to help them achieve their goals.
The firm provides pro-active rather than reactive advice and one of its unique selling points is its flexibility. The firm’s number one priority is to provide excellent client service from a knowledgeable yet approachable team.
The firm’s staff are fully conversant with most accounting software packages. In particular, it is a full Sage Business Partner and has specialists who can assist all clients by providing support and helping them to address their training needs.
The firm can offer an online accounting solution including remote access to clients’ computer systems to assist them quickly and efficiently. The firm also has a ‘Client Zone’ for clients to upload their electronic files. The firm is innovative in its approach and uses the latest technology to the benefit of its clients.
About Investors in People:
Investors in People is the Standard for people management. The international people management Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results.
With a community of 14,000 organisations across 75 countries, successful accreditation against the Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustained success.
Based on a tried and tested framework and a rigorous process of assessment, organisations that meet the Investors in People Standard proudly display their accreditation to the world because they understand that it’s people that make the difference.
Since 1991, the standard has evolved to keep pace with modern practices. The current sixth generation was launched internationally in 2015.
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Mark Jones and David Butler, directors, Clay Shaw Butler.