Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that we have received the Investors in People (IIP) accreditation at the Gold level, demonstrating our commitment to realising the potential of our people. Organisations that meet the world-recognised IIP standard reflect the very best in people management excellence.
Founded in 2002 by Jon Hallows and Brian Parsons, Porterhouse provides insight-driven scientific and medical communications services to the pharmaceutical industry across the globe, with a focus on solutions that can have a significant and measurable impact on the lives of healthcare professionals and patients.
With sites in both Reading, UK, and Philadelphia, USA, we develop programmes to communicate information that raises awareness and understanding of diseases, patient behaviour and the latest medical treatments and technologies. We are one of the largest independently owned companies in the field and recognise that one of the main factors of our success is the people that we employ. Porterhouse’s core values – the Porterhouse PATH – reflect this and are embedded into our working days and practices:
- Proud and passionate, we are Porterhouse
- A shared spirit of entrepreneurship and ambition
- Together as a family, we grow and flourish
- Humour and happiness in our working lives
On receiving news of the accreditation, Brian Parsons commented, “People are and always will be our greatest asset. Receiving IIP accreditation is testament to the hard work we’ve put into staff development over the past few years. I am delighted that at Porterhouse we can offer opportunities for growth and development to ensure that our people are able to achieve promotions and grow their career with us while delivering excellence for our clients.”
Alison Washer, group director of client services at Porterhouse Medical Group and finalist for the IIP People’s Manager of the Year 2016, said, “We were originally awarded the Silver accreditation in 2016 and now are delighted to have achieved the Gold level and to be recognised as an employer that has the interests of our people at our heart!”
Investors in People (www.investorsinpeople.com) 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 IIP framework, which reflects the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Working with clients across the globe, IIP enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.
Paul Devoy, chief executive officer of IIP, said, “We’d like to congratulate the Porterhouse Medical Group. The Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer and an organisation committed to achieving success by realising the potential of their people. Porterhouse should be extremely proud of their achievement.”
Commenting on the award, Jan Coetzee, the talent manager at Porterhouse Medical Group, said, “We are thrilled with this award – we value our staff and are committed to the ongoing professional and personal development of each Porterhouse employee. We work hard to ensure our teams have a good work–life balance and provide them with a rewarding and progressive career (both financially and intellectually), in an open environment that includes flexible and remote working opportunities.”
With new business wins, Porterhouse Medical Group is continuing to recruit at all levels. If you would like to join a globally-acclaimed agency that values the success and well-being of its team, please visit https://www.porterhousemedical.com/careers/ or for more information, please contact Jan Coetzee at firstname.lastname@example.org.