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02/07/2018

MARA FACILITY SERVICES RECOGNISED AS AN INVESTOR IN PEOPLE

Mara Facility Services, a leading London based Facility Services provider, has been awarded Gold accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.

Established in 1987, Mara has spent the last 30 years developing strong ties with the local community, evolving from a supplier to a complete facility services provider, with the goal of making buildings manageable. Currently employing 80 members of staff the company is continuing to grow and now offers a vast range of effective and professional services which are tailored to each client’s requirements.  

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 Mara Facility Services, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Mara Facility Services should be extremely proud of their achievement.”

Commenting on the award, Sabina Begum, Associate Director of Operations, said: “We are delighted to be re-awarded with Investors In People Gold. This achievement recognises that, not only does Mara invest in its staff but also that the staff invest in the company at every level; and for this I would like to thank them all for the commitment they show day in and day out, helping to make Mara a successful and progressive company.

It is important for us as a company to invest time in our employees, whether that be in helping to develop skills or just engaging with them on a personal level, we firmly believe that everyone should feel a valued contributor to the organisation.”

For more information about Investors in People please visit www.investorsinpeople.com

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Mara Facility Services was formed in 1987 by Mark Bishop and Justin Richefond. Starting out as a cleaning company they plied their hand at a vast range of cleaning jobs from their office based in Free Trade Wharf. As the demand for their services increased they now had to employ office staff to handle the phones and a warehouseman.

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