Anytime Leisure, Edinburgh’s Sport and Fitness Equipment Specialist, has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Accreditation; the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK. This represents a true commitment to employees and demonstrates a solid foundation of good practice which remains challenging and aspirational for many organisations.
Anytime Leisure joins an exclusive group of UK employers eligible to use and display the sought after Investors In People logo and plaque, and enjoy its benefits.
Commenting on the award, Paul Bodger, Managing Director at Anytime Leisure said:
Being recognised as an Investors In People employer is a real achievement and recognition for the hard work that all of our staff have put in over the past few years. This accreditation highlights to our clients and staff that we are focused on not only sales and service, but also on our people and the continual development of our talent base. The work and investment that the staff have put in, can only enable us to continue to improve our services going forward in support of our clients.
Peter Russian, Chief Executive of Investors in People Scotland, said:
This is a fantastic achievement for Anytime Leisure. I would like to congratulate the organisation and its people on their commitment to continuous improvement. Investors in People offers a flexible, practical and easy to use business improvement tool designed to help organisations and their people achieve their objectives. I hope that more organisations in the area will be encouraged to sharpen their competitive edge by choosing to work with us.
Anytime Leisure was established in 2008 with a focus on providing quality fitness equipment solutions. This was then followed up with the acquisition of Cardinal Sports in 2011, a Sports Equipment Specialist who have now been in operation for 25 years. It has been a period of rapid growth and expansion and Anytime Leisure now employ more than 40 staff in the group. Anytime Leisure has high growth plans in place for the coming years, including relocating to new, larger premises in Edinburgh in August 2013. The new premises will centralise all services and also incorporate a retail showroom to support the fast growing e-commerce and retail division.