The country's leading contract caterer has been providing a total facilities management
package for Cable & Wireless's residential and training facility in Coventry -
including a 170-bedroom hotel - for five years.
Eighty Sutcliffe staff manage a wide range of services including running the hotel and
leisure operations, arranging security and providing catering.
Said Steve Flatt, managing director for Sutcliffe Catering (Midlands):
"This is a major achievement for the company as it is the first operation to
achieve the award.
"As a major UK employer, the long-term development of our people is a top priority
and we are committed to repeating this initial achievement by gaining Investors in People
across our Midland operations over the next two years."
Said Peter Shearing, director of the Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce,
Training & Enterprise, who presented the award:
"More and more companies are recognising the value of Investors in People as the
standard for good business and people management.
"Investors in People has proved to many companies to be the springboard for
enhancing overall performance and team spirit and making aspirations a reality.
"I am delighted for Sutcliffe who have demonstrated strong commitment to the